Some Examples of Ecommerce Sites hosted on Microsoft Azure


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With Azure, Jet has created a cloud infrastructure that’s ready to meet the company’s most ambitious growth plans. “To be one of the best e-commerce destinations in the US, we will have to handle millions of customers, placing tens of thousands of orders a day. That requires a top-class e-commerce system built on a flexible, open cloud platform. That is exactly what we got with Azure,” says Mike Hanrahan, , CTO at Jet

Custom Solution using Microsoft Azure cloud services, SQL Server, HDInsight. Jet also has many open-source middleware components, which it runs on Azure Virtual Machines, including Elasticsearch, RedisLabs, Hadoop, and Event Store.
ASOS' mission is to be the world’s number one global fashion dealer for twenty-somethings & with more than 850 brands, 80,000 SKUs and 106 million unique visits per month, and a higher monthly average visit frequency on its mobile app than retail giant Amazon. ASOS delivers more than 12 million items per year. That’s a million per month, or more than 33,000 items per day on average. Thanks to Microsoft Azure, ASOS is better able to meet its global scale needs. Microservices--including container technologies like Docker
Launched in 2007, Flipkart has amassed unparalleled scale in India through customer-centric innovations that have made online shopping a seamless, accessible and affordable experience for over 100 million Indians. Its innovative disruptions like Cash on Delivery, No Cost EMI, Product Exchange, easy returns, same-day delivery and instant refunds have paved the way for the e-commerce market in India.

Microsoft Corp. and Flipkart, announced a strategic partnership to provide consumers in India with the best online shopping service. As a first step in the broad collaboration between the two companies, Flipkart will adopt Microsoft Azure as its exclusive public cloud platform.

Starting with computing infrastructure, Microsoft Azure will ultimately add a layer of advanced cloud technologies and analytics to Flipkart’s existing datacenters
Domino’s Pizza is counting down the days until its core online ordering system starts taking pizza orders on a new Azure platform-as-a-service environment in Australia.

The retailer recently made the decision to take the OneDigital system out from AWS globally and shift it onto the Microsoft cloud technology.

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Over the last 18 years Woolworths Online has grown into a significant business in its own right. To cater for the extensive growth, the team made the decision that rather than continue to host the service internally, they would seek a cloud alternative. The series of unique requirementsmade their decision to move to Microsoft Azure clear cut. Custom Development
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In the airline business, security is paramount. In 2014, Garuda Indonesia (Garuda), the flag carrier of Indonesia, enhanced the security of its ticketing systems by redeploying its existing, open source e-commerce websites to the Microsoft cloud service, Azure. With expert onsite support from Microsoft consultants, the project took just six weeks. Today, Garuda’s customer data is protected by top-grade security on Azure and in-house web developers can maintain websites using their favourite open source technologies. Custom Solution using using PHP on the CentOS operating system with open source MySQL web databases
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To control all its online commerce (purchase, flight management, promotions, etc.), Iberia Express needed a new, faster, more functional platform that would better adapt to change and incur fewer costs. Iberia Express, accompanied by Birchman Group, has reinvented the way in which it provides service to its customers through the use of .NET technology and Microsoft Azure in developing and rolling out the new website, with excellent results: greater functionality, excellent time to market and an increase in direct sales through the website, which are triple those of last year. Custom Solution with Opensource technologies
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Not only to equip the company with a robust online store, but also to offer its customers a seamless experience between the physical stores and their online presence, with services like reserving a product online to be picked up at a physical store. The open-source solution Magento was chosen, together with hosting on Azure, whose flexibility was a good match for the company's needs. Today, their online store makes a significant contribution to Guy Degrenne's business, as 13% of customer sales come through this channel.

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Mary Kay teamed up with Orckestra to overcome technology barriers and streamline the management of their global brand, product offering and 35 beautiful e-commerce websites on a single platform.
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ORBA wanted to offer clients a comprehensive service for building, implementing, maintaining, and hosting applications, but wanted to use popular open source technologies like Magento without any restrictions. They were able to develop such a service with Microsoft Azure. It also provided a billing model that adjusted to the company’s needs. ORBA now offers its clients e-commerce solutions and also a hosting service with the highest level of availability, reliability, and safety—guaranteed by Microsoft Azure.

Story logo is the largest online drugstore in Poland. It provides more than 10 thousand different products available for customers on virtual 'shelves', both of recognized brands and those that are rare but sought after. To ensure the full availability of the product range, there are 550-600 thousand packages of pharmaceuticals in the warehouse of store. The store competes not only through attractive prices, but also by providing comfortable and fast shopping experience.

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Transitioning to ecommerce presents many technical challenges for established retailers, including service availability, online payments security, and logistics systems interfaces. For supermarkets, the risks are huge. Demand is exceptionally hard to predict, but executives need the IT infrastructure and delivery systems in place to ensure the online experience is seamless right from the start. Their brand and customer loyalty is at stake. Working on the Microsoft Azure platform, they easily integrated the new ecommerce site with the retail company’s merchandise management system and payments gateway.



kugellager-online GmbH & Co is using an Open Source E-Commerce Platform called nopCommerce on Azure. nopCommerce is ASP.NET (MVC) based with a MS SQL 2008 (or higher) backend database.


Sierra Flower Trading wanted to exploit growth opportunities, serve its customers better, and enhance its own efficiency by developing a cloud-based e-commerce environment. The company used Windows Azure to support the Sierra Flower Finder web 2.0 encyclopedia, and an e-commerce website for florists. Now Sierra Flower Trading has enhanced its business agility and reduced costs, while reaching new markets.

Story logo needed a highly scalable platform that would elastically and cost-effectively support periodic peaks in traffic. Traditional on-premise infrastructure or hosting service are not an option for one of the biggest e-commerce sites with perfumes and cosmetics in Poland. chose Microsoft Azure for its scalability and OSS interoperability.


Laura Geller Beauty needed to increase website capacity to support high traffic during sales and promotions. To ensure sufficient site performance, the company chose Blucarat Commerce, built on Windows Azure and created by New York–based e-commerce expert Blucarat. Laura Geller Beauty also chose Blucarat Social, which complements Blucarat Commerce with rich social-collaboration capabilities. Consequently, the company’s revenue and market reach have rapidly expanded.

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As business grew, Indiaplaza’s existing technology infrastructure could not handle the resulting spike in demand. The company decided to move to a cloud-based infrastructure and chose the Microsoft Azure platform for all its needs. As a result, Indiaplaza gained the scalability it wanted while avoiding capital expenses and reducing IT maintenance time by 100 percent Custom Solution using the .NET Framework from Microsoft. The web services are written in ASP and C# connecting SQL Server database through IIS.

Kemana Services is a Jakarta-based, web-design and ecommerce solutions company that helps Indonesian companies market and sell their products online. Many Kemana customers used an ecommerce solution called Magento which they operated on an open source LAMP stack. So, it was critical that the provider supported multiple web and database technologies. In 2013, the company switched 22 customer ecommerce sites to the Microsoft cloud service, Microsoft Azure. With Azure, Kemana has been able to address these challenges and is now growing fast with an expanded range of customers.

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Harvey Norman reduces the risk and capital costs of launching online bargain site with highly flexible cloud hosting. With previous experience of Microsoft enterprise resource planning applications, they chose Microsoft Dynamics NAV to manage the site’s finance and supply chain operations. For the shopping interface, they chose an e-commerce retail storefront, custom-built by Microsoft Gold Certified Partner Hands-on Systems, which is capable of processing up to 100,000 transactions per hour.
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Snipcart, a team of web developers, created an innovative method to allow website owners to turn their websites into e-commerce platforms without exporting data or building new websites. Snipcart has proven to be extremely popular and is growing consistently. Built on a raft of open source technologies that allow developers to easily convert sites and work with tools with which they are familiar, the company turned to Microsoft Azure due to its open source support and strong hosting features. Custom Solution on Microsoft Azure. The company uses a raft of open source libraries to support its app. For instance, it uses open source ASP.Net to create APIs for developers and a Redis database to cache the cart and track purchases in the back-end system. It also uses open source libraries such as Backbone.js and Marionette.js for its core framework as well as JavaScript libraries.
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Casino’s e-commerce subsidiary Cdiscount has opted for Azure, Microsoft’s cloud computing platform to accelerate its international expansion.  Nine new sites were thus deployed in record time thanks to the Azure Cloud. Custom Solution on Microsoft Azure
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‎Home Shopping Service gaining momentum with Microsoft Azure by deploying an agile platform ensuring the availability of services at all times. The company boasts a simplification of operation and a significant decrease in costs while adapting to the marketing requirements and business. Custom Solution on Microsoft Azure

In addition to these, our partners like Sitecore, Orckestra and Episerver have several implementations of E-Commerce sites on Microsoft Azure. You can find those stories at

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