Digital River Named a Leader in the Gartner Magic Quadrant for Digital Commerce

Evaluation Based on Completeness of Vision and Ability to Execute

MINNEAPOLIS — May 1, 2017 — Digital River, Inc., a leading global provider of Commerce-as-a-Service solutions, announced it has been positioned by Gartner, Inc. as a Leader in the 2017 “Magic Quadrant for Digital Commerce.” Digital River, which was one of 21 vendors evaluated in the report, was placed in the Leaders quadrant for its completeness of vision and ability to execute.

Today, Digital River’s integrated commerce cloud supports high-tech companies running online businesses across more than 240 countries and territories. The company counts among its clients leading high-tech brands, such as Adobe Systems, AVAST, HTC, Jabra, Lenovo, Microsoft, Nuance Communications and VMware, among others.

“We believe our placement in the Leaders quadrant highlights the success our clients are having when using our ecommerce solution,” said James Gagliardi, vice president of solution innovation at Digital River. “Brands continue to select Digital River as a trusted advisor. We simplify the complexities and manage the risks related to ecommerce so our clients can accelerate growth across global markets while managing down total cost of ownership.”

Gartner outlined the qualities that companies in the Leaders quadrant demonstrate, including their abilities to:

  • “Provide depth and breadth of commerce functionality
  • Deliver commerce capabilities across multiple industries and business models
  • Deliver commerce platforms that can scale up to support large transaction volumes and high levels of digital commerce GMV revenue
  • Provide sales and support services both directly and through an ecosystem of application, services and integration partners
  • Deliver additional application functionality that integrates with their core commerce platform

Leaders also have financial, technical and organizational viability, and they appear consistently on client evaluations of digital commerce vendors. They often set the competitive benchmark against which other vendors compare themselves.”

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The Gartner report referenced in this press release is: Gartner, Inc. “Magic Quadrant for Digital Commerce,” by Penny Gillespie, Mike Lowndes, Chris Fletcher, Jason Daigler, Yanna Dharmasthira and Sandy Shen, dated April 24, 2017.

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About Digital River, Inc. Backed by 20 years of ecommerce experience, Digital River is recognized as a leading global provider of Commerce-as-a-Service solutions. Companies of all sizes rely on Digital River’s cloud-based commerce, payments and marketing services to manage and grow their online businesses. Through these services, Digital River connects B2B and B2C digital products companies and branded manufacturers with buyers across multiple devices and channels, and nearly every country in the world.

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, read the Digital River Blog, follow the company on Twitter or call +1 952-253-1234.

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