HotWax Commerce

The HotWax Commerce Digital Commerce Platform. Own it.

Is HotWax Commerce Right for your Business?

The right digital commerce solution can make or break your business.With numerous options available, how can you determine if HotWax Commerce is right for your  business?

  • Do you want to deliver an exceptional customer experience, but find that your current system lacks the versatility required to do so?
  • Are you searching for a solution that can keep pace with rapid growth and easily handle high order volume?
  • Do you like the storefront your current solution offers, but find that the ERP functionality is less-than-satisfactory?
  • Do you require a solution that can be easily integrated with key components of your existing system?
  • Would you prefer to invest resources in a solution that is perfectly tailored to your needs and is yours to own and control, rather than accepting one-size-fits-all functionality and cumbersome licensing fees?

If you answered “yes” to any of the questions listed above, it is likely that selecting HotWax Commerce is a smart business decision.

What is HotWax Commerce?

HotWax Commerce is an end-to-end digital commerce platform that is fully customizable. This powerful and flexible enterprise-class solution is built on open-source software which fosters superior innovation. With HotWax Commerce, our clients own their systems and enjoy complete control.

How Does HotWax Commerce Work?

HotWax Commerce is built on Java technologies and includes a suite of applications for web, mobile, and desktop environments. HotWax Commerce is also a powerful development framework, and provides integrations with several popular external applications. Thanks to a comprehensive set of framework APIs, and a universal data model shared by all applications, functionality is flexible and can be customized and extended in order to fit the specific needs of any business application.

Flexible and scalable, HotWax Commerce fosters near-term business process innovation and long-term business growth.

HotWax Commerce strategically combines in-house product development with open source projects including Apache OFBiz, Apache SOLR, Ionic Framework and Apache Cordova, Apache Cassandra and Apache Spark, and others, to deliver a service-oriented architecture capable of quickly implementing and customizing business processes to match the needs of your individual business.

Primary Benefits

It’s Your System

With HotWax Commerce, you own your system, and you own your data. You have full strategic control and full access to source code. Customer friendly licensing fees and no vendor-lock.

Lower Costs

Our customer friendly licensing fees allow you to focus your resources on designing, implementing, maintaining, and evolving a system that is custom fitted to your individual business needs.

Fast to Market

In a constantly changing business landscape, HotWax Commerce allows for rapid design, implementation, and deployment. Leverage existing services and applications to minimize the effort required to deliver. Once deployed, your HotWax Commerce digital commerce platform enables you to efficiently and effectively manage ongoing business processes.

Powerful and Flexible

Run many standard business process requirements with minimal development using existing services and applications. Flex and customize your system to extend core functionality, create custom applications, and integrate with partner systems. Complete control and customer friendly licensing fees–once implemented, you own your digital commerce platform.

Front-end Agnostic

HotWax Commerce offers a modern HTML5, CSS3, MVC front end and ships with JSON-RPC as well as integrations with Bootstrap, Angular, and JQuery. Start there, or enjoy the freedom to choose any other front end technologies that are best suited for your system.

  • Android
  • Bootstrap
  • jQuery
  • Angular
  • iOS

Open Source

HotWax Commerce is powered by a strategic selection of open source projects, including Apache OFBiz, allowing us to maintain a stable core while simultaneously driving and leveraging innovation in complementary technologies. From enterprise search (SOLR/Lucene) to hybrid mobile apps (Ionic / Cordova) to big data (Cassandra / Spark) we have our finger on the pulse of the world’s leading open source software and put that knowledge to work for your business.

  • Apache Solr
  • Cordova
  • ionic
  • Lucene
  • Apache OFBiz

Database Agnostic

HotWax Commerce supports a variety of databases including MySQL, PostgreSQL, Oracle, and many others. We also support NoSQL database and BigData analysis technologies like Cassandra and Spark, allowing you to implement business intelligence tools, gather and process log data, and otherwise leverage the power of big data however you choose.  Manage partner, product, and order data when, where, and how you choose. 

  • MySQL
  • Oracle
  • Cassandra
  • Spark
  • PostgreSQL

Simple, Standards-based

HotWax Commerce runs in Apache Tomcat, and therefore does not require JBoss or any other Java EE server. Java developers can run it on their laptops, and generally pick up HotWax Commerce development quickly. Our co-development, documentation, and support services speed up the process. 

  • Java
  • Apache Tomcat

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