Jena, 18. September 2018 – The Intershop standard solution for digital sales has been extensively revised and expanded. With these new product highlights, Intershop is setting new standards for Commerce-as-a-Service.
The Intershop Progressive Web Application (PWA)
In addition, the technical separation of the front-end and Commerce Management opens up new possibilities. For example, digital agencies can use their core brand management expertise to create unique storefronts for their customers, which pay into the brand experience in the long term. Therefore, Intershop provides a flexible basis for customizable and high-performance commerce concepts in the form of the PWA Blueprint Store that works on Angular. Additional features of the Intershop PWA will be released on an ongoing basis in a 4-week cycle. This release resolves agencies’ problems of growth being limited by the shop solutions that were often previously used. Instead, with Intershop, they have access to a solution that scales effortlessly and also enables applications that require increasingly complex digital strategies.
Integration with Microsoft Dynamics 365
Another highlight of the latest version is the integration of the Intershop Commerce Suite into the Microsoft Dynamics 365 for Finance and Operations applications. This will remove the boundary between ERP and Commerce applications and in its place creates a symbiosis that supports growth and unlocks entirely new dimensions of performance. This is enabled by the Intershop standard connectors, which ensure seamless Intershop Commerce Suite integration into the Microsoft Dynamics 365 ERP system. The Microservice architecture used in this process creates flexible adaptation to customer projects and guarantees rapid integration. This means that orders and inventory data can be easily and quickly synchronized between the Intershop Commerce Suite and Microsoft Dynamics 365, making duplicate data input and inconsistent inventories a thing of the past.
7.10 uses the Microsoft SQL Server 2017 database
With this release, Microsoft SQL Server 2017 is available as an alternative to the Oracle database. The Microsoft SQL Server was chosen as the cost-effective database behind the Commerce solution as it is easy to use and flexible, whilst also offering a high degree of availability. The database will also satisfy demanding users in terms of its performance and security.
Dr. Jochen Wiechen, CEO of Intershop: “The current release is fully in the spirit of the cloud strategy and partnership with Microsoft. A hugely diverse range of user groups benefit from the resulting added value – and that’s why we’re proud of what we are able to present here. The feedback that we have already received from the beta phase and pilot presentations with partners confirmed to us that the 7.10 is setting new standards.”
A precise description of product innovations and how these expand digital sales opportunities and make operations easier are provided in the overview document on our website.
Intershop Communications AG (founded in Germany 1992; Prime Standard: ISH2) is the leading independent provider of omni-channel commerce solutions. Intershop offers high-performance packaged software for internet sales, complemented by all necessary services. Intershop also acts as a business process outsourcing provider, covering all aspects of online retailing up to fulfillment. Around the globe more than 300 enterprise customers, including HP, BMW, Würth, and Deutsche Telekom run Intershop solutions. Intershop is headquartered in Jena, Germany, and has offices in the United States, Europe, Australia, and China. More information about Intershop can be found online at www.intershop.com.
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.