|By PR Newswire||
|August 12, 2014 08:01 AM EDT||
SAN FRANCISCO, Aug. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CoreMedia, a leading Web Content Management (WCM) company, today announced a partnership with SysIQ, a leading global e-commerce solutions provider, to offer joint IBM WebSphere Commerce customers a frictionless end-to-end content and commerce solution. Together, SysIQ and CoreMedia provide the tools, experience and services necessary for customers to deliver an advanced, personalized and engaging shopping experience.
"As a Premier Partner of IBM and the first company certified by IBM to host and manage IBM WebSphere Commerce, we are excited to partner with CoreMedia and add CoreMedia LiveContext to our solution portfolio," said Jerry Lewis, VP, Smarter Commerce Practice at SysIQ. "Together we help meet the complex needs of today's businesses as they work to improve their e-commerce and brand strategies."
Many online stores are focused on the transactional mechanics of the shopping experience, yet to engage, drive sales and build loyalty with today's shoppers, an immersive experience is required. Online product catalogues must evolve to include greater visual diversity, broader use of rich media, product aligned storytelling and deeper social engagement.
"The traditional methods of managing brands and sites are disconnected and frequently cause friction and confusion for shoppers," said Glenn Conradt, VP of Global Marketing at CoreMedia. "Together CoreMedia and SysIQ will provide their customers with stronger capabilities to address the emotional and inspirational drivers of e-commerce. The end-to-end experiential commerce solution will enable our customers to transform their online stores and provide shoppers with a better, more visually appealing and immersive experience."
About SysIQ Solution:
With expertise in creating end-to-end solutions that attract, convert, and retain customers, SysIQ is able to provide its clients with the experience and resources necessary to leverage the potential of IBM WebSphere Commerce, the leading customer interaction platform. SysIQ's dedication to customer success is driven by the delivery of a seamless, cross-channel ecommerce solution that includes services such as custom development, data system management, creative services, and interactive marketing. The SysIQ team consists of highly trained and certified developers, administrators, and support engineers with extensive experience in all editions of the IBM WebSphere Commerce platform.
As a true expert and valued partner of IBM WebSphere Commerce, SysIQ provides its clients with the opportunity to leverage their Commerce as a Service (CaaS) offering, the IQStore Reference Application, that allows a website to be launched within 90 days. The IQStore Reference Application has a robust infrastructure, out of the box capabilities, and services that provide retailers with on demand scalability, best in class features, and 24/7/365 solution support. IBM's leading ecommerce platform and SysIQ's unparalleled experience can help businesses do everything from deploying their first serious ecommerce website to establishing a complicated and rewarding multi-channel strategy.
About CoreMedia LiveContext 2.0:
CoreMedia LiveContext 2.0 allows businesses to leverage experiential commerce to connect customers with an engaging experience through the seamless blending of brand, content and community resulting in increased visitor traffic, brand awareness, sales and customer loyalty. The application has three foundational components:
- Visual Engagement: Great design elements, exciting layouts and a mobile-first responsive and adaptive approach enable e-Commerce and marketing professionals to design experiences that attract and engage shoppers.
- Immersive Content: Through product aligned storytelling e-Commerce professionals can deliver inspirational, content-driven stories that are seamlessly embedded with product information.
- Incremental Innovation: A grow-as-you-go approach ensures that operations won't be disrupted while evolving to experiential commerce. A fixed price rapid deployment offering, aligned with tangible business value and delivered within as little as 10 weeks, is provided.
- Blog post: The Perfect Match: Building a Healthy, Meaningful Relationship between Content and Commerce
- Video: CoreMedia LiveContext video
- Webpage: CoreMedia LiveContext
Connect With CoreMedia
CoreMedia is a leading provider of Web Content Management (WCM) software to organizations demanding engaging, context-driven online experiences for their customers regardless of channel or touchpoint. The company's WCM suite offers unique business value by seamlessly integrating digital and social media assets, increasing editorial productivity and accelerating time to market in complex environments. As a result, businesses can more effectively execute their online strategies to engage users, build customer loyalty and ultimately drive greater revenue and profitability.
Established in 1996, CoreMedia is headquartered in Hamburg, Germany, with offices in San Francisco, Washington, London and Singapore. CoreMedia's clients include global brands, such as the Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC), Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC), Bertelsmann, BILD, CLAAS, Continental, EPCOS, Deutsche Telekom, Internet Broadcasting, JD Group, Tchibo, Telefónica Germany and ZDF. For further information, please visit www.coremedia.com.
SysIQ, a leading ecommerce solutions provider for multi-channel retailers has more than 10 years of experience offering complete set of e-commerce services and solutions partnering with clients to grow their online business, creating customer-centric experiences, deploying leading on-demand technologies, and securely managing operating systems, databases, applications and hardware with 99.99% uptime guaranteed. As a leading global e-commerce solutions provider, SysIQ is committed to developing long-term value and ROI for its domestic and international clients. SysIQ is headquartered in San Francisco, California. Clients include Men's Wearhouse, Parts Town, Gumps, and Sam Ash to name a few. For further information, please visit www.sysiq.com.
Dale Kim is the Director of Industry Solutions at MapR. His background includes a variety of technical and management roles at information technology companies. While his experience includes work with relational databases, much of his career pertains to non-relational data in the areas of search, content management, and NoSQL, and includes senior roles in technical marketing, sales engineering, and support engineering. Dale holds an MBA from Santa Clara University, and a BA in Computer Science from the University of California, Berkeley.
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