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Press Release

commercetools Announces Its Commitment to TM Forum’s Open APIs & Digital Architecture

commercetools speaker image Sara Krypel
Sara Krypel
September 2022

The pioneer of the modern MACH movement joins the world’s largest telecom operators and technology partners to enable end-to-end seamless connectivity, interoperability, and portability across complex services

MUNICH - September 16, 2022 -  commercetools, the leading provider of headless commerce, today announced it has signed the TM Forum’s Open API & Open Digital Architecture (ODA) Manifesto in support of the technology industry’s progress towards unified seamless connectivity, interoperability, and portability across all digital ecosystems. 

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The Open API & ODA Manifesto aims to bring the world’s leading communications service providers (CSPs) and technology partners together to commit to the design principles and essential standards required to enable a truly “plug-and-play” set of technology capabilities. With over 100 members, other signatories of the manifesto include Accenture, Capgemini, and EPAM. 

Certified for TM Forum’s APIs in product catalog, product inventory management, and shopping carts, commercetools’ modern MACH-based (Microservices-Based, API-First, Cloud-Native, Headless) architecture provides businesses with the agility to support their ever-evolving digital commerce needs. Enabling the commerce experiences for many of the world’s top brands including Audi, Sephora, Lululemon, and DirecTV, among many others, commercetools leverages APIs to give businesses the flexibility required to deliver best-in-class digital experiences across multiple touchpoints.

commercetools supports the TM Forum’s Open API & Open Digital Architecture Manifesto because we sincerely believe in the design principles and standards required to enable a truly composable set of functional and technical capabilities, and the value these provide for CSPs. Fiercely focused on transforming and modernizing commerce experiences across industries, commercetools is dedicated to helping CSPs on their digital transformation journeys as they strive to overcome the limitations of legacy solutions that inhibit agility and innovation.
Michael Scholz

Vice President of Product and Customer Marketing, commercetools

With a portfolio of over 300 extensive, functional, streamlined, and well-documented APIs, commercetools’ modern commerce portfolio is designed to be API-first, so businesses can quickly and easily scale their operations to deliver the experiences their customers are looking for. commercetools’ patented API extensibility allows enterprises to add functionality and tailor how an API behaves to their exact needs. 

In addition to signing the Open API & Open Digital Architecture Manifesto, commercetools is proud to be a sponsor of this year’s Digital Transformation World, which will be taking place from September 20th to 22nd in Copenhagen, Denmark. At the event, commercetools will be showcasing the benefits its powerful APIs have on fueling better customer experiences, meeting the demands of faster data and voice connections, and continuous innovation with cloud-native technologies. 

To learn more about commercetools and its API-first approach, please stop by the commercetools booth, number 216, at the Digital Transformation World event, or visit www.commercetools.com.

About commercetools

The inventor of headless commerce, commercetools is an innovative technology disruptor that has established itself as an industry-leading eCommerce software provider. Today, some of the world’s most iconic brands and growth-focused businesses trust commercetools to provide powerful, flexible, scalable solutions that support their ever-evolving digital commerce needs. As the visionaries leading the modern MACH (Microservices-based, API-first, Cloud-native and Headless) architecture movement, commercetools provides customers with the agility to innovate and iterate on the fly, merge on and off-line channels, drive higher revenue and future-proof their eCommerce business.

 Based in Munich, Germany, with offices in Europe, Asia and the United States, commercetools is singularly focused on leading a future of limitless commerce possibilities.

commercetools speaker image Sara Krypel
Sara Krypel
September 2022

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