Commerce Guys Named E-Commerce “Cool Vendor” by Leading Analyst Firm

Vendors selected for the “Cool Vendor” report are innovative, impactful and intriguing

Jackson, MI , April 17, 2012

Commerce Guys, the company behind leading e-commerce solution Drupal Commerce, announces it has been included in the list of “Cool Vendors” in the recently released Cool Vendors in E-Commerce 2012 report by Gartner Inc. Authored by Chris Fletcher, Gene Alvarez and Praveen Sengar, the report profiles four technology company offerings and finds, “Rapid growth in e-commerce is driving innovation, using new and emerging technologies.”

“We are excited to be selected as one of the 2012 Cool Vendors,” said Frédéric Plais, CEO, Commerce Guys. “We believe our inclusion in this important research is another indication of the increasing recognition of Drupal as an e-commerce platform. We are creating breakthrough solutions for leading organizations worldwide as well as for small and medium businesses.”

According to the report, “E-commerce merchants are challenged by rapid technology adoption by competitors and equally rapid adoption of new features and capabilities by prospective corporate customers….Rapid integration with social sites, reductions in cost and time to market, and decreases in complexity are high priorities for retailers and manufacturers looking to drive more business through e-commerce channels.”

Drupal Commerce, created by Commerce Guys, is an open-source framework now in use in nearly 12,000 websites worldwide. Known for its unprecedented flexibility, scalability and security for conducting modern e-commerce, Drupal Commerce offers a range of capabilities, including the ability to upload catalogs of merchandise, accept payments online, integrate with shipping services and interact with customers. Through Drupal Commerce, online retailers have a leading-edge solution for complex product, content, community and context management. Commerce Guys offers online retailers a range of services and support to fully leverage and customize Drupal for e-commerce.

About Commerce Guys

Commerce Guys, creators of Drupal Commerce, is the leading e-commerce company working with Drupal, a powerful open-source web infrastructure and social publishing platform. The mission at Commerce Guys is to serve Internet merchants by helping them leverage the power of Drupal for their online stores with cutting-edge technology, expertise and open-source collaboration.

About Gartner's Cool Vendors

Gartner does not endorse any vendor, product or service depicted in its research publications, and does not advise technology users to select only those vendors with the highest ratings. Gartner research publications consist of the opinions of Gartner's research organization and should not be construed as statements of fact. Gartner disclaims all warranties, expressed or implied, with respect to this research, including any warranties of merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose. Gartner members can view the full report here.