San Francisco and Jena, Germany, January 22, 2015 — Intershop, the leading independent provider of omni-channel commerce, announced today that acclaimed industry analyst firm Forrester Research, Inc. has ranked Intershop as a Strong Performer in “The Forrester Wave™: B2C Commerce Suites, Q1 2015”. Intershop scored in the top five for their solution architecture and commerce management. Additionally, Intershop scored a 4.10 for professional services, a 4.00 for typical implementation time frame and 4.00 for cost of ownership, respectively.
According to Forrester, “Intershop will appeal to firms that have equally weighted needs for both B2C and B2B commerce scenarios.” Forrester further states that “For clients seeking a strong solution outside of the four leaders, Intershop remains an attractive proposition.”
In 2012, Intershop reengineered their award winning platform and created an innovative solution that offers user-friendly management tools paired with critical commerce capabilities, such as product information management, web content management, and order management that are required to support and accelerate global growth. Its technology equally helps B2B organizations transform their commerce suite by offering B2C class customer experience across regions, brands, and segments. Intershop seamlessly integrates into the existing system landscape to assure a complete view of business critical information facilitating continuous order execution and fulfillment and can be combined with Adobe Experience Manager so companies can take full advantage of Adobe centric content and digital media assets to create engaging experience-driven commerce destinations for any buyer, across any channel on any device.
“Being in the market for more than 20 years, we pride ourselves on harnessing the extensive expertise gained by working with some of the largest and most complex organizations in the B2C, B2B, and B2B2C markets, including HP, BMW, Mercedes and Next Retail“, said David Ricketts, Vice President of Sales for North America at Intershop. “This recent acknowledgement provides further testimony that large, small and complex enterprises will embrace Intershop´s commerce platform for its dependability, lower costs, and ability to be easily deployed.”
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.