Mainstream Support for Microsoft Commerce Server – Key Date Approaching

With Commerce Server now under active development at Sitecore, we still keep an active eye on historic versions to make sure that all Commerce Server customers worldwide are kept informed on key milestones – and there’s one approaching fast! As part of Microsoft’s Lifecycle Support Policy, they provide support on legacy versions of products for a…


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…


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…


And the awards keep coming!

Hot on the heels of our last blog post, this time we give a big shout out to commerceserver.net partner SMITH for their Outstanding Achievement award for Canadian B2B ecommerce site TheSource.ca which of course, is built around Commerce Server software. You can read about this fantastic achievement in their blog post about the award….


Gartner Magic Quadrant for E-Commerce 2013

Commerceserver.net is delighted to acknowledge Gartner’s placement of its product Commerce Server on their Magic Quadrant (MQ) for E-Commerce 2013. Whilst the placement within the lower left quadrant may be viewed as disappointing for partners, customers, and prospects of the product, we feel it’s important to clarify several important aspects about the evaluation process. First, commerceserver.net undertook…


Integrating SharePoint FAST Search into Commerce Server

by Marc Bednar and Eric Dunn-Cuillierrier, Commerce Server Development Team With the evolution of search technology, it’s common practice to find features such as advanced and faceted searches with most modern day ecommerce web sites.  Search based navigation is also a feature that’s much more commonplace. There are many 3rd party search engines available that…


New Brand and Commerce Server 10 Preview is here

In our last blog post we promised you further news about our company and Commerce Server and here it is! In order to complete our branding announcements, we’re delighted to formally announce to you that from this moment onwards, we are now called commerceserver.net and the name Ascentium will only linger on as the branding…