Nexternal vs.

Magento Community

“You can spend months downloading and fiddling with extensions to make the ones you want play nicely together, or you can use Nexternal and get all the features you need in one cohesive system.”

Alex Gile - Nexternal Founder

Read these case studies to find out why these clients chose Nexternal over Magento:



Nexternal Magento Community
Dedicated Account Manager

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Yes. Dedicated Customer Service Rep. Unlimited support and training. Community-based support through knowledge base and user forum.
Setup / Installation

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Turnkey. Highly technical. Requires knowledge of PHP and server software installation. Several server requirements.
Create Shipping Labels?

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Yes. Requires 3rd party extension(s) ($$)
Single Database iPad Point of Sale (POS))
Yes, using ourHighJump Engage ($) app Requires 3rd party extension(s) ($$)
Mobile Commerce

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Yes. Mobile Friendly Catalog & Checkout at no additional cost. Requires 3rd party extension(s) ($$)
Amazon Marketplace Integration

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Yes. Sell products on Amazon.com. Automatically pull orders into Nexternal. Requires 3rd party extension(s) ($$)
Product Image Zoom

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Yes. The zoom works well on both traditional and tablet computers. Requires 3rd party extension(s)
Uses Rich Snippets on Product Pages for SEO

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Yes. Conforms with Schema.org Product format. Requires 3rd party extension(s) ($$)
Dashboard

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Yes, PC and iOS Dashboards available. Requires 3rd party extension(s)
Drop Ship Feature

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Yes. Requires 3rd party extension(s) ($$)
Turnkey Salesforce.com Integration

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Yes. Requires 3rd party extension(s) ($$)
MailChimp Integration

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Yes and we support eCommerce360. Requires 3rd party extension(s) ($$)
Supports Multiple In Store Pickup Locations

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Yes. Requires 3rd party extension(s) ($$)
Subscription Management
(Recurring Orders)

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Yes. Requires 3rd party extension(s) ($$)
Quote Generation and Activation Yes. Requires 3rd party extension(s) ($$)
Dynamic Cart Messaging Yes. Message in shopping cart can change based on price or number of items to encourage upsell. Requires 3rd party extension(s)
Multi-Warehousing & Directed Fulfillment Yes. Track inventory at mulitple locations. Intelligently determine best ship-from location. ($) Multi-Warehousing Requires 3rd party extension which has poor reviews ($$)
Dashboard Plus for iPhone/iPad Yes. Requires 3rd party App ($$)
Includes Updated Tax Tables Yes. Also compatible with Avalara. No.
Support for FedEx SmartPost Yes, Rates and Labels. Requires 3rd party extension(s) ($$)
Security Managed by Nexternal. Responsibility of Merchant.
Trust Guard Yes. Scanned daily. Merchants can display badge. Not included with Magento.
Backups Managed by Nexternal. Includes data backup to off-site location. Requires 3rd party extension(s) ($$)
Reliability Nexternal hosts and maintains the application with 24/7 monitoring. Magento is hosted by a third party. Reliability and speed vary depending upon host.
Load Balancing Yes. No, software sits on a single server.
Software Updates Automatic and frequent. Merchants must download and instal themselves.
Per Product Shipping Rate Overrides Yes. Requires 3rd party extension(s) ($$)
Post Order Sharing on Facebook and Twitter Yes. Requires 3rd party extension(s) ($$)
eGift Certificates Yes. Requires 3rd party extension(s) ($$)
Marketplace Feeds Automated - run daily. Requires 3rd party extension(s) ($$)
Supports Multiple Ship From Locations Yes. Requires 3rd party extension(s) ($$)
Batch Order Processing Yes. Requires 3rd party extension(s) ($$)
Affiliate Program Yes. Requires 3rd party extension(s) ($$)
Multiple Ship To Yes. Yes.
Customer Select Preferred Delivery Date Yes. Requires 3rd party extension(s) ($$)
QuickBooks Integration Order data can be exported to a QuickBooks .iif file. Requires 3rd party extension(s) ($$)
Automated Review Reminders Yes. Requires 3rd party extension(s) ($$)
Product Inventory Kits/Bundles Supported Supported.
Security Certificate Included. Separate charge.
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