Magento Tutorial #2 – What is Magento and A Review of the Magento Dashboard

Today we will go over What exactly is a Magento and where it started.  Also I talk about a quick overview of the Magento Dashboard and some of the metrics and visualizations you will see by Mike Cristancho @

Magento is owned by eBay Inc and was started in March of 2008. Since then it has become the domination eCommerce platform for small, medium, and mid-large sized ecommerce companies.

You can read more about Magento as a company at .  It is important to note that with eBay’s backing it is deeply rooted in the technology sector and Magento won’t be going anywhere soon.