Businesses Look to Digital River for Self-Managed Enterprise Commerce Solution
Solution drives revenue growth with global capabilities and scalability
MINNEAPOLIS — Feb. 15, 2012 — Digital River, Inc. (NASDAQ: DRIV), the revenue growth experts in global cloud commerce, announced it has signed agreements with four companies to power their global online stores through its Digital River® Commerce Expressâ„¢ solution. Digital River is helping these companies sell and market their digital and physical products in online markets with sophisticated, enterprise-level tools that they have the power to self-manage.
“What sets Commerce Express apart is that it’s a self-managed commerce solution running on a global, enterprise-level system known for scalability, breadth and flexibility,” said Joel Ronning, Digital River’s CEO. “This technology combination offers companies an important advantage. Commerce Express puts companies in full control of the advanced commerce tools they need to run their online stores today. At the same time, it gives them the global scalability and seamless upgrade path they need to support higher-volume traffic and business growth in the future.”
Among the new clients using Commerce Express, are:
- Cloud Engines: A cloud storage service provider that supports a mobile lifestyle and creator of Pogoplug — a device that enables users to store, share and stream personal content.
- Futuremark: A leading developer of original games for Windows® and Androidâ„¢ tablets as well as popular performance benchmarking software and services that allow users to measure and improve their PCs for optimal performance.
- Her Interactive: A premier developer and publisher of mystery adventure games geared for female gamers.
- Tely Labs: The developer of telyHD, an Android-based high-definition (HD) video calling device that enables consumers to connect face-to-face with family and friends through their TV using Skype.
“Commerce Express has empowered us to streamline our sales process, be more responsive to market demands and provided us the added assurance that our commerce investment will keep pace with our aggressive growth objectives,” said Lisa Contoyannis, vice president of e-commerce for Pogoplug. “The available testing and promotional tools have been especially key to the success of our online store. These features have allowed us to optimize our site and as a result we have tripled the demand for our product and exceeded our sales expectations.”
Digital River’s Commerce Express solution is built on the backbone of its Global Commerceâ„¢ enterprise system, which supports tens of thousands of online businesses around the world. The technology provides fully customizable checkout features, extensive merchandising options, high-end marketing tools, cloud-based billing methods and global capabilities that are all optimized to drive online revenue. Commerce Express users also have access to a dedicated support team focused on providing initial site setup and system training as well as help troubleshooting common inquires.
About Digital River, Inc.
Digital River, Inc., the revenue growth experts in global cloud commerce, builds and manages online businesses for software and game publishers, consumer electronics manufacturers, distributors, online retailers and affiliates. Its multi-channel commerce solution, which supports both direct and indirect sales, is designed to help companies of all sizes maximize online revenues as well as reduce the costs and risks of running a global commerce operation. The company’s comprehensive platform offers site development and hosting, order management, fraud management, export controls, tax management, physical and digital product fulfillment, multi-lingual customer service, advanced reporting and strategic marketing services.
Founded in 1994, Digital River is headquartered in Minneapolis with offices across the U.S., Asia, Europe and South America. For more details about Digital River, visit the corporate website, follow the company on Twitter or call +1 952-253-1234.
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