Amsterdam, the Netherlands, Jena, Germany, June 20, 2016 - Hippo is pleased to announce the signing of a solution partner agreement with Intershop, a leading independent provider of enterprise solutions for omni-channel commerce. Intershop, headquartered in Jena, Germany serves more than 300 companies around the world with its solutions for modeling sales processes.
Partnering with Hippo means that Intershop clients have direct access to Hippo’s powerful content targeting and personalization capabilities to deliver truly engaging digital customer experiences. Both partners are looking forward to seeing the fruit of this in the near future.
René Verspuij, Partner Sales Manager at Intershop, comments: “The partnership with Hippo enables demanding omni-channel commerce customers in B2C and B2B to really deliver a powerful and flexible customer experience solution neatly integrated with the world class Intershop Commerce Suite. We are happy to see Hippo enter into our Synaptic Commerce landscape with a solution that already resonates well in the market.”
“There are many synergies between our product and the solutions Intershop has to offer”, says Steven Fockema, Partner Management Director at Hippo. “Together, we can offer our customers a competitive advantage in terms of storytelling and displaying the right content based on user context and behavior. We already did four shared client projects together and more are being planned as we speak. Besides that, we have a lot of shared partners, like Incentro, Javelin Group (part of Accenture Digital) and Diva-e, which is a must towards integrating the two systems and guaranteeing smooth delivery.”
Hippo is on a mission to make the digital experience more personable for every visitor. We’re redefining the CMS space by engineering the world’s most advanced content performance platform, designed to help businesses understand their visitors - whether they are known or anonymous - and deliver the content they value in any context and on any device. Together with its global network of Certified Partners, Hippo serves a rapidly growing number of enterprise clients around the world including Bell Aliant, Autodesk, Couchbase, the University of Maryland, the Dutch Foreign Office, Randstad, Veikkaus, NHS, 1&1 Internet, Bugaboo and Weleda.
Intershop Communications AG (founded in Germany 1992; Prime Standard: ISH2) is an independent, internationally leading provider of omnichannel commerce solutions. The latter are available as cloud-based commerce-as-a-service solutions or as licensed models and combine the expertise from over 25 years of software development for online commerce. Upon request, Intershop orchestrates the entire omnichannel commerce process chain – from the design of online channels to the implementation of software to fulfillment. Around the globe more than 300 enterprise customers run Intershop solutions Customers include large corporations such as HP, BMW, Würth and Deutsche Telekom as well as medium-sized enterprises. Intershop operates in Europe, the USA and the Asia-Pacific region.
This news release contains forward-looking statements regarding future events or the future financial and operational performance of Intershop. Actual events or performance may differ materially from those contained or implied in such forward-looking statements. Risks and uncertainties that could lead to such difference could include, among other things: Intershop's limited operating history, the unpredictability of future revenues and expenses and potential fluctuations in revenues and operating results, significant dependence on large single customer deals, consumer trends, the level of competition, seasonality, risks related to electronic security, possible governmental regulation, and general economic conditions.