Munich (Germany) / Las Vegas (USA), March 4, 2019 – commercetools, a leader in next-generation commerce software, today announced a global partnership with EPAM Systems, Inc. (NYSE: EPAM), a leading global provider of digital platform engineering and software development services, to deliver seamless shopping experiences across the range of digital touchpoints important to today’s consumers.

Recognizing the need for retailers and brands to embrace a modern commerce approach to stay competitive, commercetools and EPAM are developing joint solutions to help clients improve the customer journey by blending online and in-store channels for a more connected experience at all touchpoints, from mobile apps to voice assistants.

The combination of commercetools next-gen, flexible commerce platform with EPAM’s industry, technology and engineering expertise, offers a best-in-class approach. The partners have already begun collaborating to help global luxury retail brands improve their shopping experiences.

“As EPAM continues to expand beyond its core engineering capabilities through consulting, design and education services, we are seeing significant demand for experiences that defy the established norms of online commerce,” said Elaina Shekhter, CMO and head of strategy at EPAM. “As we explore the future of shopping across our verticals, we see enormous potential in integrating new breeds of platforms to enable improved and innovative solutions for commerce. commercetools’ cloud-based, API-first approach is an ideal fit for our customers who want to take experience and agile product development to the next level.”

A seamless online experience for consumers requires a sophisticated back-end system, which is the benefit of the partnership between commercetools and EPAM. commercetools is a visionary headless commerce platform that can be deployed and delivered by EPAM with speed and agility, providing clients with faster results and the opportunity to innovate across business models.

“EPAM is the world’s leading provider of software engineering and IT consulting services for creating engaging shopping experiences,” said Dirk Weckerlei, head of partner management at commercetools. “Entering into this partnership enables us to scale our business globally, deliver integration services for international customers, and pave the way for growth in new regions.”

commercetools and EPAM will be meeting with retailers March 3-5 at Shoptalk 2019 in the commercetools booth (#4618).

About commercetools

commercetools is a next-generation software technology company that offers a true cloud commerce platform, providing the building blocks for the new digital commerce age. Our leading-edge API approach helps retailers create brand value by empowering commerce teams to design unique and engaging digital commerce experiences everywhere – today and in the future. Our agile, componentized architecture improves profitability by significantly reducing development time and resources required to migrate to modern commerce technology and meet new customer demands. It is the perfect starting point for customized microservices.

About EPAM Systems, Inc.

Since 1993, EPAM Systems, Inc. (NYSE: EPAM) has leveraged its software engineering expertise to become a leading global product development, digital platform engineering, and top digital and product design agency. Through its ‘Engineering DNA’ and innovative strategy, consulting, and design capabilities, EPAM works in collaboration with its customers to deliver next-gen solutions that turn complex business challenges into real business outcomes. EPAM’s global teams serve customers in over 25 countries across North America, Europe, Asia and Australia. EPAM is a recognized market leader in multiple categories among top global independent research agencies and was one of only four technology companies to appear on Forbes 25 Fastest Growing Public Tech Companies list every year of publication since 2013.
Visit www.epam.com for more information.