Thanks to growing Cloud business and good cooperation - Intershop wins "Runner Up of the Year" Award from Microsoft Germany

⦁ Developing a joint Cloud solution
⦁ Joint marketing and distribution
⦁ Intershop's solution the ideal commerce addition to Microsoft Dynamics 365

Jena, Las Vegas, July 31, 2018 - The Intershop Communications AG was presented with the 2018 Runner Up Award in Las Vegas on July 19, 2018, on the annual Microsoft partner conference "Inspire" in front of more than one thousand German conference attendees.

It was only for the second time that the award was presented to a partner in Germany. It recognizes the close and good cooperation between the companies on the German market.

The award honors Intershop's strategic and goal-oriented focus on the Microsoft product palette and the successful cooperation for marketing and selling the Cloud solution via events and social media campaigns. In addition to availability in Microsoft Azure, Intershop products are also closely integrated with various Microsoft Dynamics 365 business applications, and more than a dozen customers now rely on Intershop's joint solution based on the Azure Cloud.

Jochen Wiechen, CEO, explains: "Our decision to operate Intershop's solution in the Microsoft Azure Cloud has proven to be the right one. The close, cross-departmental cooperation with Microsoft led to the successful and efficient implementation of all joint projects. We are very grateful for the award, which is a recognition of this successful cooperation."

Sebastian Grassl, Head of Go-To-Market at Microsoft Germany, says: "The Runner Up Award is an award for partners who stood out in the past fiscal year. We are very proud of the close cooperation with the Intershop team. Together, we successfully launched Intershop's new Commerce-as-a-Service Cloud offering and will continue to market and sell it nationally and internationally in the coming fiscal year. Together we can continue to drive the Cloud growth of the leading Microsoft Azure platform".

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About Intershop

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.

Intershop Public Relations

Heide Rausch
Head of Corporate Communication