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The world of e-commerce has changed dramatically in a short space of time. Online retailers struggle to offer a single, coordinated experience that is so critical to converting shoppers to buyers, and keeping them as customers for life. We’re here to change that.

Sitecore is pleased to announce the acquisition of, an enterprise grade e-commerce solution with its origins in Microsoft .NET. Sitecore welcomes Commerce Server into the Sitecore family of products and their development and management team onboard as Sitecore employees.*

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A single experience

The Sitecore Experience Platform completely integrates web content management, marketing automation, email marketing, social media, optimization, and analytics into a unified, easy to use software platform that captures every minute interaction – and intention – that customers and prospects have with their brand. Sitecore now has an amazing foundation to bring an integrated enterprise-grade e-commerce solution into the platform, providing a comprehensive end-to-end solution for customers that want to engage in e-commerce. Sitecore will also continue to develop and support a stand-alone Commerce Server offering.

Industry analysts have repeatedly highlighted the need for online retailers to adopt a holistic approach to their operations, taking full account of the overall customer experience. We understand that at Sitecore, it’s the philosophy behind our Customer Experience Platform. The addition of Commerce Server’s enterprise grade e-commerce capabilities means that we can quickly move to a position of leadership in this space to complement our successes and leadership in content management and customer experience.

Experience and Expertise to join Sitecore’s leadership team brings with it a wealth of experience in enterprise grade software development on the Microsoft platform. We are very pleased to have this talent join the Sitecore family and look forward to continuing our collaboration as one company.




*The mentioning of Microsoft in this announcement shall not be understood to directly or indirectly imply Microsoft’s sponsorship, affiliation or endorsement of Commerce Server entering the Sitecore family of products and services.

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  • Our vision from the beginning has been to deliver a complete, connected experience platform that puts the customer in the heart of every interaction and engagement. With this acquisition, our customers can now add enterprise-scale e-commerce capabilities to create truly consistent and personalized experiences.

    Michael Seifert, CEO, Sitecore

  • E-commerce functionality is critical to delivering relevant, personalized experiences for online shoppers, yet current CMS solutions offer poor or non-existent e-commerce integration. The acquisition of by Sitecore is great news for customers because it introduces a rich level of integration between commerce, content, and digital marketing that has not been achieved by any other vendor. It will also provide a compelling .NET choice for enterprise customers while ensuring a strong and viable future for Commerce Server technology to its sizeable install base.

    Ryan Donovan, President, Commerce Server