Today at the Magento Imagine eCommerce 2012 conference, Magento, a
leading eCommerce platform and a division of X.commerce, Inc., an eBay
Inc. (NASDAQ: EBAY) company, highlighted momentum made since its last
conference in helping customers spur business results and announced new
product features and updates.
Over the past year, the Magento community has doubled in size to 808,000
registered members and with X.commerce, there are a total of 1.1 million
members in its developer community. Magento is sustaining growth through
its continued investment across its full product suite, including its
Enterprise Edition and its open-ecosystem solutions to its cloud-based
Magento Go offering.
“From the beginning Magento has been leading the charge in empowering
merchants to do what they do best: engage with their customers in unique
ways and sell more products,” said Roy Rubin, general manager of Magento
and chief product and customer officer of X.commerce. “Now as part of
X.commerce and a member of the eBay Inc. family, not only will we
accelerate our momentum but help drive the next phase of the commerce
The growth of the Magento community has also driven the growth of
Magento Connect, one of the world’s largest eCommerce application
marketplaces. With more than 5,600 extensions now offered in Magento
Connect – reflecting growth of 73 percent – any merchant can now
customize, enhance and extend almost any area of their Magento store.
Additionally, Magento saw 71 percent growth in its Solution Partner
network to reach almost 400 solution partners around the world.
“As part of eBay Inc., our collective mission is to enable commerce,”
said Matthew Mengerink, vice president and general manager of
X.commerce. “With Magento, our goal for X.commerce remains focused on
helping merchants of any size thrive in the new commerce era by
inspiring, empowering and connecting them in ways they never thought