Organizations can use osCommerce hosting to gain access to the use of osCommerce (Open Source Commerce) ecommerce software, which is extensively used shopping cart software. The poplar software is also known as Online Merchant. It is offered as a cloud computing model popularly known as Software as a Service (SaaS). The vendor looks after all backend operations right from installation, deployment, maintenance, and provides regular upgrades for seamless functionality. The hosting provider of osCommerce software supports uninterrupted availability of the service via Internet and also ensures sufficient storage capacity.
Hosting plans that are designed to cater to ecommerce merchants need to be pre-configured with essential ecommerce software to facilitate day-to-day ecommerce operations. These include order placing, transacting online payments, order management, inventory, management, and so forth. The ecommerce hosting services also support collection of customer information and multiple high end features to help ecommerce venture.
Online Merchant is reckoned as one of the leading ecommerce software and is offered to online entrepreneurs as a service by providers of osCommerce hosting. It is ideal for use even by small enterprises that have budgetary restrictions. Online Merchant is built with PHP and needs basic coding skills to run ecommerce store by managing servers side tasks such as customer accounts, altering store design, and other settings. It is also regarded for its wide range of free add-ons to improve ecommerce capabilities of online entrepreneurs.