Open-Source Digital Commerce Guide Released Today

Teresa ZundelPublished: Updated:

HotWax Systems, a 2015 Gartner “Cool Vendor in Digital Commerce”1, today announced the global release of “A Decision Maker’s Guide to Open-Source Digital Commerce”, a publication featuring compelling research from Gartner, Inc. and innovative articles by HotWax Systems experts.

“The purpose of the guide is to empower digital commerce decision makers with accurate and relevant information about open-source software,” said Jacopo Cappellato, CTO, HotWax Systems.

Open source digital commerce software is steadily gaining visibility and credibility, putting pressure on traditional, proprietary solutions. Because of this, information about open source software is readily available, but often inaccurate or incomplete.

“We felt it was important to create a concise, timely guide to open-source software for digital commerce,” said Mike Bates, CEO, HotWax Systems.“Not only does open source e-commerce software offer freedom from burdensome licensing fees, but also empowers active and growing businesses to access unparalleled flexibility, scalability, and innovation in technical capabilities and related business processes.”

The guide details the benefits of open-source software, offers practical advice about evaluating digital commerce options, the need to re-platform, and other key considerations faced by digital commerce decision makers.

About HotWax Systems
HotWax Systems develops, implements and supports fully customizable, open-source digital commerce solutions. This year, HotWax Systems unveiled HotWax Commerce, an enterprise-class, open-source, digital commerce platform powered by Apache OFBiz. HotWax Commerce offers unmatched flexibility, complete control and absolutely no licensing fees.

1 Gartner, Cool Vendors in Digital Commerce, 2015, David Kohler, Chris Fletcher, Penny Gillespie, Jason Daigler May 13, 2015

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Teresa Zundel About Teresa Zundel
Teresa Zundel is Director of Communications at HotWax Systems.For more than two decades, Teresa has devised and implemented innovative communications solutions for both corporate and nonprofit clients.She lives in Salt Lake City, where she enjoys geocaching with her son and attending live music shows at the State Room.

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