Magento’s parent company, eBay, officially confirmed that they will discontinue their Magento Go edition and ProStores from February 1, 2015. eBay has partnered with Bigcommerce to provide relief to Magento Go and ProStores retailers, offering them free migration to Bigcommerce and a sum of up to $900 in free and discounted support services.
Magento is now focusing on its core products, Community and Enterprise, both of which are geared towards helping large online store owners. Mid-sized retailers who are looking forward to expedite their growth and run a more customized online store can opt for professional Magento Development Services on either community or the enterprise edition, while smaller retailers can resort to migrating to Bigcommerce.
By announcing the shutdown early, eBay has given ample time to Magento Go and ProStores owners to weigh out their options for migration to Community or Enterprise editions, or Bigcommerce. The company says that they will support the store owners till the date of shutdown so that the holiday sales season stays unaffected.
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