Acquisition Recap

Well as we move towards Thanksgiving here in the USA, we’re pausing to reflect on a momentous couple of months for Commerce Server. As you now know, on 20th November, Sitecore’s acquisition of commerceserver.net was announced and it was the public unveiling of many months of “behind the scenes” frenzied activity. One week on, we’re…


More New Commerce Server Partners

We’ve been remiss in welcoming some of our newer partners to the commerceserver.net partner network, so let’s put that right! Since July, we’ve added RazorEdge in Ohio, Stelio Di Bello in the UK and Bennett Adelson also in Ohio to our list of consultants. And today, we welcome long standing Commerce Server partner in Italy,…


Business Tools Fall Update

Here’s an update on the progress we’re making on the major rewrite of the Commerce Server business tools. You may recall from an earlier blog post, we started off the process with an extensive storyboarding exercise, where we focused our thoughts on the roles of people using the tools and the tasks that they might…


Forrester Wave B2B Commerce Suites Q4 2013

Forrester have today published their latest wave, a newly published resource specifically for B2B Commerce Suites. We were delighted to be asked to participate as B2B has traditionally been one of Commerce Server’s strong points and we have a number of sizeable customers running highly complex B2B operations worldwide. Forrester’s commentary on us is, we…


Commerce Server 10.1 Cloud Starter Edition & New Cloud Performance Whitepapers

As part of our continuing goal to lower the barrier to Commerce Server, we are making some additional resources available to help you use Commerce Server in the cloud. Commerce Server 10.1 Cloud Starter Edition on the AWS Market PlaceOne key piece of customer feedback we received (particularly from those that had purchased the Microsoft…


Using Commerce Server 10.1 on Amazon Web Services

As part of Commerce Server 10.1, we announced support for running on both Windows Azure and Amazon Web Services. We wanted to follow that up and provide some additional insight into what customers can expect when running Commerce Server on AWS. The Business Side of AWS Amazon Web Services is, of course, now a supported…


Announcing the Commerce Server Evaluation Edition

For some time we have been exploring ways to further lower the barrier of entry into Commerce Server. And with today’s announcement, we have taken another step in that direction. Commerce Server Evaluation Edition 10.1 For those looking to test-drive the product or start their development, we are offering a click-once, get-up-and-running quickly version of…


New Commerce Server partners

As we reach mid-year, I wanted to welcome our recent partner additions to the CS.NET family. These three new partners bring a wealth of Commerce Server experience to the network and also help to expand our geographical spread worldwide. In May we added DT Digital who are based in Australia and are part of the…


Getting the Most from Commerce Server on Windows Azure

To help customers get the most out of our newfound support of Windows Azure, we thought it useful to do a comparison of throughput between the currently available Azure instance sizes. To do this, we setup a single box configuration to run the same test – and ran it until the instance was fully utilized….