Amsterdam, Netherlands, 10 June 2014 – Intershop and infrastructure-as-a-service specialist Carrenza are hosting a joint industry event for e-commerce professionals on Wednesday 11 June from 4.30-8.30pm at de Bijenkorf's flagship store in Amsterdam. The networking dinner for CIOs, IT Directors and E-Commerce Managers will focus on e-commerce-as-a-service, with a case study delivered by Pieter Heij, Director MultiChannel & IT of Intershop customer de Bijenkorf.
In addition, Peter Burggraaff, Principal, The Boston Consulting Group will present on the future of e-commerce in the Netherlands.
Solutions delivered “as-a-Service” are becoming a more cost effective and operationally efficient alternative to buying on-premise applications. Organisations looking to leverage this model to meet e-commerce growth, increase business flexibility and improve sales and profit margins will get an overview over the practical options, learn how de Bijenkorf has benefited from e-commerce-as-a-service, and have the opportunity to discuss their strategies with experienced e-commerce consultants.
Intershop Communications AG (founded in Germany 1992; Prime Standard: ISHA) 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.