Magento is an open-source platform fused for building e-commerce stores, Magento is written in PHP language. The software was originally developed by Varien Inc, a US private company that was later acquired by eBay and since then the platform is used to support and build various e-commerce stores.
Founded in 2009, Big Commerce is a privately held technology company that develops e-commerce software for various businesses. Based in Austin, Texas with 456 employees the company reports that more than $16 billion in total sales have been processed by the BigCommerce platform.
Shopify is a Canadian e-commerce company that is headquartered in Ottawa, Ontario. Shopify is also the name of its proprietary e-commerce platform for online stores and retail point-of-sale systems, which is used by many merchants for their online stores.
Launched on September 27, 2011, WooCommerce is a WordPress plugin to make e-commerce websites. WooCommerce is used by various large and medium scaled businesses for their e-commerce websites. After its launch WooCommerce instantly became popular because of its ease of use and customization.