Sitecore buy Commerceserver - Kagool looks closer

Sitecore buy Commerceserver

11th January 2014
News and Insights

Ecommerce acquisition accelerates Sitecore CXM vision

With Sitecore DMS (Digital Marketing System) and analytics in place, the acquisition and integration of a leading .Net ecommerce engine is a logical step.

Commerce Server provides a comprehensive solution for many business scenarios, including:

  • Business-to-consumer (B2C) sales of tangible or digital goods or online service delivery.
  • Business-to-business (B2B) scenarios, such as e-procurement and trading communities.
  • B2X scenarios, combining B2B & B2C.
  • Self service portals using catalogs or profiles for personalized information delivery.
  • Hosted services where multiple site or application instances are deployed on a single set of physical infrastructure to handle either multi-brand or hosted ISP scenarios.

Existing customers will have the option of utilizing a deep integration between Commerce Server and Sitecore’s experience platform or a standalone Commerce Server product that will continue to be supported by Sitecore. E-commerce functionality is critical to delivering relevant, personalised experiences for online shoppers. The acquisition of by Sitecore introduces a rich level of integration between commerce, content and digital marketing.  It will also provide a compelling .NET choice for enterprise customers while ensuring a strong and viable future for Commerce Server technology to its sizeable installed base.

The news comes at a time when there is even greater choice for Sitecore users looking for ecommerce solutions. A Sitecore version of the successful Umbraco Ucommerce engine has now been launched by the Danish software company.