Intershop launches Intershop N, the new generation of its commerce platform

  • Intershop N is an asset in the cloud – it offers fully automated scaling for customer's specific needs
  • Changed release policy: Intershop N replaces version numbers
  • Go-live planned for December 1, 2021


Jena, Germany, November 11, 2021 – Intershop Communications AG (ISIN: DE000A254211), a leading independent provider of innovative B2B commerce solutions, today announced the upcoming launch of its new platform generation, Intershop N. With this, the company creates a unique cloud-based asset and completes its technical cloud transformation initiative. Intershop N will initially be offered exclusively from the cloud, once again emphasizing Intershop's cloud-first approach.

With Intershop N, the company offers its customers unique scaling options where the required infrastructure is provided fully automatically based on the required computing power. The platform uses Kubernetes software technology to orchestrate the application’s individual (“Docker”) containers. Maintenance-related downtimes are drastically reduced by Intershop N and monthly releases enable ongoing technical and functional optimizations. In times of rising cybercrime and therefore an increasing need for data protection, Intershop N will provide an infrastructure that is always state-of-the-art and secure. In addition, the next generation platform supports a headless commerce approach, which gives customers speed and flexibility allowing them to use both custom and Intershop's own Progressive Web App (PWA) as a customer portal for client interaction.

Markus Klahn, CEO of Intershop: “Intershop N stands for neu, new or nuevo – it works in any language and reflects our global approach. With this new generation of our commerce platform, we are completely cloud-native and offer real added value for our customers, backed up by our usual high commitment to quality. Whether it’s peaks during a Black Friday promotion or volatile transactions throughout the day, Intershop N scales one hundred percent autonomously and offers absolute stability and full performance at all times.”

With the new platform generation, Intershop is breaking with the traditional release policy and will permanently update Intershop N in the cloud. The go-live is planned for December 1, 2021. New customers will then be implemented on Intershop N. Existing customers already operating can plan to upgrade to Intershop N starting in the second quarter of 2022.

About Intershop

Intershop (founded in Germany 1992; Prime Standard: ISHA) enables the world’s leading manufacturers and wholesalers to digitalize, transform, and boost their businesses. Our e-commerce platform and cloud-based technology give B2B companies the power to establish and expand their digital presence, improve customer experience, and increase online revenue. With 30 years experience and a global presence, we help our 300+ clients turn products into profits, customers into business partners, and transactions into lasting relationships.

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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.

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