E-business solutions to take your business online

E-business solutions to take your business online

E-business is one of the common things happening around, from a salesman of departmental store to owner of big multinational companies like Amazon and eBay are selling online today. But these multinationals has different strategy for doing business online. It is not necessary that you may have to own an E-commerce website to do online business. But having a e-commerce means you have more opportunity to let your customer know. Now there are more E-business solutions for the entrepreneurs who want to sell their product online. But before knowing more about E-business solution you must know about what exactly E-business and how this word derived.
What is E-Business?
E-business just like e-mail is combination of two words “E” for electronic and rest is Business, an alternative term used for e-commerce, which means you’ve to use electronic medium or platform to do business online. For that you’ve to setup an electronic medium i.e. a platform that can always stay active in internet in general case E-commerce websites are known as medium for E-business or E-commerce.
Just like other business in the world we have to deal with customers, sell them a material or non-material think for sake of making some fortune. There is so much thing that we may need to plan before creating an E-business solutions.
Requirement of E-business Solutions
• First we’ve to see the required space, in case of E-business you don’t need to care much about this if you’re buying a hosting plane. But if you’re doing server hosting by yourself than you may need to plan every hardware thing, from your computer memory to your storage capacity, all of this matter when we build a system, probably a server in this case.
• Second thing that we need to care about is the software configuration, i.e. if your software suite is suitable for the web server and if it’s not suitable than you may look forward to which software suite will replace it. Most Web engineers prefer Linux rather than Windows when it came to a web server.
• Third Thing that prefers most is the platform you’re choosing. I’ll consider here php, which is most recommended platform for creating dynamic website, to form a LAMP stack. You need to configure it along with the web server software like Apache httpd server and MySQL database server (most recommended RDBMS), in case if you want to replace RDBMS with big data you can choose over Apache Cassandra and Apache Hadoop.
• After that you may have to plan your e-business solution on the basic of scope and limitations of your business, i.e. if you’re planning to sell a service instead of selling a material thing it you may have to create an appointment system and if you’re selling goods you may need to develop a delivery system.
Open Source E-Business Solution:
You can also choose an Open source E-business solutions like Magento and open cart, but you should have knowledge about basic programming concept to develop very basic e-commerce solutions. If you want to really want to get your business into these platforms you may need to hire an IT professional.

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