Bonn, 24. June 2015 – elastic.io, an API expert and provider of a cloud-based integration platform, forms partnership with Shopware AG, one of the leading providers of online webshop systems in Europe, and is now offering Shopware customers and partners new integration possibilities.Integrating and connecting an online shop with ERP, CRM or Logistics is an ongoing and quite painful issue for many E-Commerce retailers and online agencies. In order to be able to compete with others, an E-Commerce retailer has to find effective ways to automate business processes in order to be able concentrate on developing and innovating his core business. And so, different software applications has to be connected to each other and ensure automatic data exchange and synchronization. Very often, though, retailers underestimate things like special requests that may arise in the course of a project, no or poor monitoring in case of system errors, the importance of ensuring integration of further, not yet foreseen applications and last but not least, high installation costs.
elastic.io has built a highly secure, cloud-based integration platform as-a-service that comes with an extensive number of connectors to some of the most widely used business applications like e.g. MS Dynamics CRM or SAP Business ByDesign. The connectors are already pre-configured, which means that by default, they allow mapping to standard fields in applications from the very beginning – no extra developing efforts involved. Shopware AG offers a fully customizable, exceptionally powerful and scalable open source webshop software that is used by more then 32.000 customers worldwide and counts over 1000 various plugins. In the area of integration, elastic.io and Shopware AG are a perfect match.
“We are very proud to become Shopware AG’s technology partner for integration. Shopware partners and customers can already find the first CRM- and ERP-integration solutions for Shopware webshops in the Community Store. These include Salesforce and MS Dynamics Navision, that are probably the most popular applications, as well as the online newsletter service providers MailChimp and Mailjet. We are looking forward to working together with Shopware AG and their partners.”
-Renat Zubairov, CEO elastic.io
Shopware partners and customers will enjoy all the benefits of the iPaaS technology and the predefined, reusable connectors:
- Extensive integration of online shops with ERP, CRM and other systems
- Fully automatic data synchronization and data updates
- Comprehensive monitoring of all synchronized data including transfer protocols and error logs
- Integration efforts and time needed are reduced by up to 75% and 85% respectively;
- The resulting reduction of integration costs frees enough budget for further development of the core business
- Further applications can be added to the integration projects quickly and at any time
“Integration with different third-party systems is essential for many online retailers. We welcome elastic.io as our new partner and are glad to have yet another experienced solution provider at our side who will facilitate access to important applications for our retailers.”
– Wiljo Krechting, Press Spokesman of Shopware AG
Shopware partners and customers can already find several integration solutions for ERP and CRM integration in the Shopware Community Store.
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Shopware AG is one of the leading manufacturers of online shop systems in Europe. Now the company founded in 2000 is concentrating on developing its core product, Shopware 5 – an innovative and leading webshop software for companies and online shops of any sizes. Shopware AG currently counts over 32.000 customers and 900 sales partners, being one of the most successful manufacturers of webshop software and one of the most prominent innovation drivers in the German E-Commerce.
As an independent, equity-financed company, Shopware AG develops high quality software on-site and works closely with customers and partners in order to optimize the product. In addition to that, shopware AG owns and manages „bepado“, a B2B network launched by Shopware in 2013 which allows shop owners to connect with each other expand their respective item assortment to an even larger audience of online shoppers. More information at www.shopware.com