Jena, Germany, February 23, 2007 - Intershop Communications AG today announced that it received an order from Dutch software distributors Electronic Software Distribution (ESDNOW), whose B2B and B2C customers can download software online at www.esdnow.com. The online portal is being completely revamped based on Intershop's Enfinity Suite 6 software, with the go-live date scheduled for summer of this year.
Headquartered in Schiphol, Netherlands, ESDNOW only sells its software products online. Customers download software files directly from the website and activate them with a serial number or code. The company's product portfolio ranges from security software to entertainment, business, and language solutions.
The new online portal powered by Intershop's Enfinity Suite 6 software is expected to set new benchmarks in terms of usability and stability, enabling customers to download software quickly and easily.
"Intershop has been extremely successful in the Netherlands over the past two years. This is emphasized the number of new projects that we have managed to acquire in this sales region," says Ralf Männlein, the Intershop board member responsible for sales and marketing. "The Dutch market continues to offer exciting potential in the e-commerce segment."
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.