Santa Clara/Schöppingen, September 16, 2021 – Webscale, the cloud platform for modern commerce, today announced that it has entered into a strategic partnership with shopware AG, a leading ecommerce system used by some of the largest European brands, retailers and manufacturers across both B2C and B2B industries. The agreement makes Webscale the first cloud delivery engine for Shopware deployments in North America.
“Shopware delivers substantial flexibility with less complexity, allowing merchants to be fully in control of their customer experience,” said Ben Marks, Director, Global Market Development, Shopware AG. “Webscale’s modern commerce vision, together with the level of control and visibility they provide their global customer base, perfectly aligns with our goals for Shopware 6, and I’m delighted to welcome them to the Shopware partner network.”
While new to the North America market, Shopware has seen significant traction across the European and the UK ecommerce markets. Shopware will leverage Webscale’s developer-centric platform, managed CI/CD and containerized cloud deployments with headless capabilities to accelerate its adoption in the region. Together, Shopware and Webscale will address the needs of any size of business, looking to implement and realize the advantages of truly customizable commerce.
"Perfect time to join forces"
“Over the past two years, we have witnessed Shopware’s impressive expansion in the European market,” said Adrian Luna, Head of Strategic Partnerships, Webscale. “With Shopware’s push into North America, it was the perfect time to join forces in accelerating joint customer adoption by utilizing our enterprise-grade cloud platform as the launch pad for digital agencies supporting rapidly growing ecommerce businesses.”
For agency and digital transformation partners, Webscale + Shopware will mean the accelerated adoption of a new, modern open source commerce technology and faster time-to-market. For digitally mature brands looking for an efficient, fast, and fully capable technology stack to aid their ‘mobile first’ realignment, Shopware’s modern framework, paired with Webscale’s secure and scalable cloud platform, will serve as a clear path for ecommerce success.
Webscale is the world’s only cloud platform for the successful delivery of modern commerce applications. Offering enterprise-grade security, predictive scalability and blazing-fast performance, the Webscale SaaS platform leverages automation and DevOps protocols to simplify the technology needs of growing brands. The platform supports omni-channel use cases across a variety of ecommerce platforms and architectures, including headless, progressive web applications, self-hosted and fully hosted commerce clouds. Deployed in multi-cloud environments, including Amazon Web Services, Google Cloud Platform, and Microsoft Azure, Webscale powers Fortune 1000 brands including Dollar General, Unilever, Swarovski, Olympus, Regal Cinemas and thousands of other B2C, B2B, and B2E ecommerce storefronts across 12 countries. Webscale has offices in Santa Clara, CA, Boulder, CO, San Antonio, TX, Bangalore, India and London, UK.
Manager Public Relations
Wiljo Krechting is an ecommerce expert and Manager Public Relations at the ecommerce platform provider Shopware. The media professional has a master’s degree in political science and journalism from the universities of Münster and Melbourne, where he gained experience as a foreign correspondent for the publisher Axel-Springer-Verlag. Krechting has worked as a journalist at Rheinische Post, WELT, BILD, Hamburger Abendblatt and the Australian business portal theaustralian.com.
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