Adobe Commerce Cloud: Overview & Features Of New Magento 2 Opportunities

- E-Commerce, Magento 2

Magento 2 adobe commerce cloud

Adobe has just introduced a new product based on Magento 2Adobe Commerce Cloud. Consequently, there are three key offerings right now: Magento Open Source, Magento Commerce Cloud, and Adobe Commerce Cloud. And below, we’d like to draw your attention to the brand new edition of our favorite e-commerce platform. With a broad set of features and opportunities, it is targeted to a wide range of merchants from SMB’s to global enterprises. So, let’s see how Magento 2 is implemented in the form of Adobe Commerce Cloud.

Adobe Commerce Cloud Overview

Here at Firebear, we are all intrigued regarding the newest part of the company’s Experience Cloud. Since the acquisition of Magento a year ago, it is one of the most significant changes related to the ecosystem. So what is hidden behind the Magento 2 Adobe Commerce Cloud? Since the creation of this article, we’ve already reviewed almost all backend section of Magento 2 Commerce. You can find the corresponding links in the backend section of this article: 

Magento 2 Commerce (Adobe Commerce Cloud) In-Depth Review

There is also a material dedicated to the B2B features of Magento 2 Commerce and Cloud. You can find it here (the article contains links to other materials that describe each B2B feature separately):

Magento 2 Commerce B2B Exploration (Adobe Commerce Cloud B2B Features)

Now, let’s return to the main topic of the article. The Adobe Commerce Cloud product is a fully managed cloud-based version of our favorite e-commerce system. Furthermore, it is entirely integrated with the rest of Adobe’s tools. Thus, you can effortlessly connect your Adobe Commerce Cloud store to Analytics, Marketing, or Advertising Clouds leveraging the top-notch features of the key Adobe products.

Another important announcement is related to multiple more new features, such as Commerce Dashboards and the Amazon marketplace integration. The new level of control over the e-commerce health of your enterprise looks quite intriguing. The feature is designed to track inventory status and key business metrics.

As for the integration which is fully controllable from your Magento admin, it is also great, but we introduced the same opportunity a long time ago along with multiple more integrations.

Adobe Commerce Cloud finally closes the last gap in the company’s portfolio. The new product introduces a strong commerce perspective, so its announcement was only a matter of time. Besides, it offers new e-commerce opportunities from the standpoint of data intelligence. Now, Adobe clients can leverage all interactions with their content understanding how their customers behave and what exact conditions they want or try to avoid.

And you don’t have to worry about the operational aspects of running the service. Being flexible and scalable enough to satisfy everyone’s needs, Adobe Commerce Cloud offers all-you-need-and-want on its platform.

Another feature that we should mention here is the integration with third-party extensions. Despite the rumors that the system will be closed for external modules, Adobe Commerce Cloud is just like the two other offerings: all Magento extensions will work on the Adobe Commerce Cloud.

Consequently, you can freely use the Improved Import & Export Magento 2 extension with your Adobe Commerce Cloud store integrating the website with all possible external systems – not only Amazon.

Adobe Commerce Cloud Features

Tailored to the needs of both B2C and B2B segments of the market, The new tool satisfies the requirements of multiple brands, sites, and countries. Designed to orchestrate commerce across every channel, the platform provides a highly customizable and scalable end-to-end e-commerce solution. Thus, users of Adobe Commerce cloud get an opportunity to manage, personalize, and optimize the experience they provide across all touchpoints. Let’s take a look at the core features of the new Magento iteration.

Cloud Nature

Perhaps, the most important thing about the Adobe Commerce Cloud is its cloud nature. Thus, anyone can manage an e-commerce website anywhere.

Furthermore, Adobe Commerce Cloud is offered as an Adobe Managed Service. It means that it introduces some extra agility, performance, and security in comparison to Magento 2 Commerce and Open Source. Thus, brands can improve time to market as well as streamline operations.

Advanced Analytics

We’ve just mentioned that Adobe Commerce Cloud introduced Commerce Dashboards – tools necessary for monitoring key business metrics to make well-informed decisions. With the new feature, you will definitely improve marketing, merchandising, and delivery aspects of your enterprise. Note that all processes run on top of integrated Artificial Intelligence monitoring business health and predicting various events. Thus, optimizing experiences, process efficiencies, and business outcomes have never been so easy and intuitive.

Omnichannel Experiences

The first step towards omnichannel experience has been made with the Amazon integration which is fully controllable from your admin. But this is a tiny step that is not enough to make the complete interaction with the largest market players possible. In comparison to Improved Import & Export, this is nothing.

But we should mention that the integration with Adobe Experience Manager lets Adobe Commerce Cloud adapts dynamically to the content requirements of external systems. Unified API, data model, components, and store model will help you a lot on your way to being omnichannel. But at the current step, this state can be achieved in combination with the tool mentioned above.

Agility and Flexibility

Advanced agility and flexibility are achieved due to the cloud nature of the platform. At the same time, Adobe Commerce Cloud introduces advanced APIs, microservices, and enterprise system integrations and supports headless deployment models. Yes, it means that you can freely leverage the Magento 2 PWA approach to your business!

Magento Commerce Pro

The core product behind Adobe Commerce Cloud is Magento Commerce Pro. It is aimed at brands that require a unique commerce experience on an aggressive timeline at a superior value. To provide even the most demanding merchants with what they need, Magento Commerce becomes the most flexible and extensible cloud commerce suite on the market. As its user, you can leverage digital commerce, order management, business intelligence, and advanced shipping options out-of-the-box within one backend. Below, we shed light on the product’s core features.

Flexible Platform

Of course, the flexibility of Adobe Commerce Cloud is based on multiple extensions and integrations which are already available in the ecosystem. Thus, you can easily explore and add new payment options, shipping providers, ERP integrations or anything else within just a few clicks and a couple of hundred of bucks as well.

Short Time To Market

And if the previous feature is common for every Magento 2 product, short time to market is the exact benefit of Adobe Commerce Cloud. This offering introduces the fastest way of running a fully-featured online web store with six-month deployment time.

Multiple Business Models

With Magento Commerce Pro, you get a single product for various business models. Depending on the particular conditions, you can leverage the exact features that you really need. Realize more efficiency in reducing technical overhead with Adobe Commerce Cloud and its ability to embrace any business model.

Total Cost Of Ownership

Starting Adobe Commerce Cloud store is fast, but what about running a successful business on top of the platform? This process is also quick because realizing value from your investment time is even better than in the case of similar solutions. The average deployment time is six months and with 3k+ extensions, you can not only get ROI faster but also lower your total cost of ownership.

Adobe Commerce Cloud Benefits

Unfortunately, no more information regarding Adobe Commerce Cloud is available at the moment, but we will update the article as soon as new vital facts are revealed. To summarize what we know about the platform, let’s name the key benefits of Adobe Commerce Cloud.

  • Fast Time To Market. We’ve already mentioned this aspect several times. Perhaps, it is the main benefit of the platform that differs it from already existing offerings. B2C, B2B, and hybrid models are supported and enhanced by multiple integrations provided via the marketplace.  
  • Continuous Innovations. Adobe Commerce Cloud is the most flexible and extensible e-commerce solution. Being based on the opportunities of our favorite platform and its huge ecosystem, it introduces the reliability of a market giant and continuous flow of innovations.
  • Scalability And Adoption. Adobe Commerce Cloud is designed for global scale and local adaption. You can fully leverage the multi-site architecture of the platform selling to any customers all over the globe via multiple websites adopted for every target group.
  • Top-Notch Engagement. Who is the leader of high-quality content creation? With no doubts, you will answer that it is Adobe. The last year acquisition of Magento scared all of us, but at the same time, we understood that this step would make our favorite platform better especially from the perspective of content creation. Now, you can connect with your customers on every channel delivering the best possible experience in the easiest possible manner!