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.
Participation at the event is free. For more information and to register for the event, visit http://carrenza.com/events/intershop-2/.
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.