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Which 3rd Parties Perform the Best on your eCommerce Platform?

In the recently released 2019 3rd Party Technology Index, YOTTAA measured the saturation and usage of individual 3rd parties, and scored which of these technologies had the most impact on site performance.

Because YOTTAA accelerates over 1,500 eCommerce sites, we have the unique visibility to analyze detailed information on the performance of almost 1,000 3rd parties. This performance data was broken out by category and eCommerce platform.

YOTTAA’s acceleration solutions are platform agnostic, and as a result, our customers utilize all industry eCommerce platforms, including homegrown. The largest percentage of our customers use the leading eCommerce platforms that are listed below. While it’s not uncommon for the performance of an individual 3rd party to be the same across infrastructures, the usage can vary significantly.

Want to learn which technologies are used most widely across your eCommerce platform?

Below we have broken down the 3rd parties most commonly used on these top eCommerce platforms to help you compare and guide tech investments for your specific infrastructure.

Salesforce Commerce Cloud

If you use Salesforce Commerce Cloud (SFCC), you know that it’s great at helping B2C brands deliver AI-powered commerce experiences that shoppers love, connecting service, marketing, and sales.

During our research, we discovered that retailers using SFCC utilize the most 3rd party technologies, and this certainly makes sense thanks to the massive success of the Commerce Cloud LINK Technology Partner Program. This program enables brands to easily find leading 3rd party eCommerce technologies and add them to their sites for robust shopper experiences.

Some of the most widely used 3rd parties across SFCC sites include:

  • Google Ads
  • Google Analytics Universal
  • Google Fonts
  • Bing
  • PayPal
  • Honey

Check out the preview below of the full list of 3rd parties used on Salesforce Commerce Cloud sites from our community, broken into category, performance rating, and percentage of SFCC sites they are being used on:

Salesforce Commerce Cloud 3rd parties

Download the full report for the entire list.

Oracle Commerce Cloud

If you use Oracle Commerce Cloud (OCC) as your eCommerce platform, you know it supports large scale eCommerce brands with robust functionality that runs at huge daily volumes (including significant holiday peaks).

Some of the most widely used 3rd parties across OCC sites include:

  • Sociomantic Labs
  • Krux
  • Google Ads
  • Mark Monitor
  • Google Fonts
  • Go Moxie

Check out the preview below of the full list of 3rd parties used on Oracle Commerce Cloud sites from our community, broken into category, performance rating, and percentage of OCC sites they are being used on:

Oracle Commerce Cloud 3rd parties preview

Download the full report for the entire list.

Shopify

The Shopify App Store has a 3rd party technology marketplace to easily install and try new 3rd parties to create engaging and profitable shopper experiences. If you use Shopify, you know that they make it easy for brands to add 3rd parties, allowing inventories to quickly add up.

Some of the most widely used 3rd parties across Shopify sites include:

  • Google Fonts
  • Criteo
  • Google Ads
  • Moat
  • Google Translator
  • Amazon Payments

Check out the preview below of the full list of 3rd parties used on Shopify sites from our community, broken into category, performance rating, and percentage of Shopify sites they are being used on:

Shopify 3rd parties preview

Download the full report for the entire list.

SAP Hybris

If your eCommerce site is powered by SAP Hybris, you know the robust and modular platform is designed to handle high traffic and order volumes, making it one of the best solutions to meet the needs of complex B2B online retailers.

Some of the most widely used 3rd parties across SAP Hybris sites include:

  • Google Ads
  • Moat
  • Google Analytics Universal
  • Power Reviews
  • Font Awesome
  • The Trading Desk

Check out the preview below of the full list of 3rd parties used on SAP Hybris sites from our community, broken into category, performance rating, and percentage of SAP Hybris sites they are being used on:

Hybris 3rd parties preview

Download the full report for the entire list.

Use this data to guide your tech investments

It’s always beneficial to know what your industry peers are utilizing for their operations, and how those technologies are performing when shopping around for new eCommerce features and functionality. Regardless of your eCommerce platform, 3rd parties can cause issues like inconsistent page load times across your site. But it’s also true that eCommerce platforms can affect how each 3rd party performs.

No matter what platform your site is on, which 3rd party technologies you have implemented, or even how many 3rd parties you have, YOTTAA can accelerate your eCommerce site. With YOTTAA, you have the freedom to choose the infrastructure that’s best for your business without the fear of those elements slowing down your site.