Magento Announces Magento Enterprise Edition 1.13.1.0 With Wide Ranging Improvements

Magento is well-known for its reliable and stable open source eCommerce platform Magento Enterprise along with the Magento Community Edition and Magento Go. Today, Magento is the most widely used open source platform around the world.

Magento has recently announced the release of Magento Enterprise Edition 1.13.1.0., which is a part of the constantly building up on the performance and scalability improvements that were released earlier this year. Magento Enterprise 1.13.1.0 improves overall product quality and also provides ease of operation by providing significant tax calculation updates, a wide range of functional improvements, and several security enhancements. Some highlights of the improvements carried out are as below:

Tax Calculation improvements

Magento has made several tax improvements in the shopper-facing pages in the ME edition 1.13.0.0/2. Some of the issues that have been addressed as part of the tax calculation improvements are for VAT (Value Added Tax) and FPT (Fixed Product Tax) issues for Magento admin as well as invoices and credit memos.

This will help you to access more accurate and consistent tax calculations and displays. The other issues that have been solved are:

  • VAT tax calculation issues for cross-border trade.
  • Tax rounding issues when multiple taxes are applicable in an order.
  • VAT and FPT (Fixed Product Tax) calculation issues for bundled products.
  • Support for the Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment (W.E.E.E) recycling tax in the European Union.

Functional Improvements

The Magento Enterprise Edition 1.13.1.0 also includes functional improvements across important feature areas. These include shopping cart, checkout, content management system, and product import as well as export. Many of these updates come from the Magento developer community. These improvements will also be available in the upcoming Magento Community Edition 1.8.1.0 release, which is expected in the month of December.

Security Enhancements

One of the major objectives of Magento is to follow a rigorous process in identifying and resolving potential security issues so that eCommerce merchants feel more confident about their stores being protected. The Magento Enterprise Edition 1.13.1.0 addresses several important issues identified through these processes and helps to further strengthen the platform against potential threat.

Updated Magento Secure Payment Bridge

An updated version of Magento Secure Payment Bridge is now available for Magento Enterprise edition 1.13.x releases. It has successfully completed the PA-DSS certification and includes several feature improvements. Magento encourages everyone using Magento Enterprise Edition 1.13.x to upgrade to this latest version.

Due to the above mentioned reasons, Magento Enterprise Edition 1.13.1.0 is the perfect solution in case you are looking for a flexible, enterprise-class eCommerce solution for your fast-growing and large business.

Harshal Mazmudar

Harshal is working as a digital marketing manager at Krish Technolabs, uses the web to drive online visibility and generate leads that have resulted in huge ecommerce success. His incessant hunger to outperform is the real drive that keeps him competitive in the online hemisphere.

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