NASHUA, N.H., May 30, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Kentico Software, the Web Content and Customer Experience Management provider, today introduced the new Kentico Ecommerce Competency Program while recognizing several partners for their achievements in meeting the program's requirements.
The Kentico Ecommerce Competency is awarded to Kentico Gold Certified partners who pass a comprehensive exam while demonstrating special expertise in creating Ecommerce using Kentico CMS 7's powerful Ecommerce Solution.
"Any Kentico Gold partner who completes two or more Kentico Ecommerce implementations and accompanying case studies while successfully passing the Kentico Ecommerce Competency exam is eligible to receive this recognition," said Lenka Navratilova, Partner Program Manager at Kentico Software. "With this distinguished recognition, digital agencies can demonstrate to customers and partners their special expertise in building sites using the Kentico Ecommerce Solution to quickly drive online sales."
Digital agency Get Started is among the first Kentico Gold partners to meet the Kentico Ecommerce Competency Program requirements. Implementations include a new website created for Curtis Stone.
"With our experience in ecommerce we were keen to gain the benefits of the Kentico Ecommerce Competency Program," said Andy Thompson, CTO at Get Started. "Many of our customers come to us to with Ecommerce as an essential requirement these days. Leveraging the power and flexibility of Kentico's Ecommerce solution, we're able to launch sites that are highly customized to meet our clients' needs, so their customers can move from product discovery through to purchase and delivery in no time."
Other Kentico partners recognized by the Kentico Ecommerce Competency Program and their Kentico-powered ecommerce sites include:
- Datacon: Friendstix
- Distinction: spaceform
- Endora: Krscanska Sadasnjost
- Inorbital: estoremonster
- Nortech Internet Applications: Tyre Repair
- Pixelbuilders Ltd: The Watch Expert
- Pull Digital: Pure Performance Cycles
- Red Transact: MichaelDLong
- Ridgeway: Cotton and Gems
The Kentico Ecommerce Solution was winner of the Silver Medal in the Best Ecommerce Application category by DevProConnections' 2011 Community Choice Awards. It provides:
- Ready-to-use online store template with easy customization and optimized for layout of mobile devices.
- Easy management of products with creation of wish lists, discounts, coupons, and more
- Advanced built-in Online Marketing Solution that includes email marketing, web analytics, A/B and MVT testing, marketing automation, content personalization and lead scoring
- High flexibility for a wide variety of stores
- Powerful SEO features for higher product discovery
- Support for PayPal, Authorize.NET, offline payments and credits for loyalty programs
For a demo store built using Kentico's Ecommerce solution: http://demostore.kenticolab.com/Home.aspx
For more about the Kentico Ecommerce Solution, visit: http://www.kentico.com/Product/E-commerce
About Kentico CMS
Kentico CMS is an enterprise Web Content Management System and Customer Experience Management System that provides a complete set of features for building websites, intranets, community sites and e-commerce solutions on the Microsoft ASP.NET platform on premise or in the cloud. It supports mobile websites, SEO, document management, online marketing tools, multilingual websites, multisite management and it ships with 70 modules, 400 configurable Web parts and source code available.
Kentico CMS customers can expect a highly flexible platform with a uniquely easy-to-use user interface. It's currently used by more than 16,000 websites in 90 countries. The clients include Microsoft, Guinness, Chiquita, Vodafone, O2, Orange, Brussels Airlines, Mazda, Ford, Subaru, Isuzu, Samsung, Gibson, ESPN, DKNY, Abbott Labs, Medibank, Ireland.ie and others.
About Kentico Software
Kentico Software (www.kentico.com) helps clients create successful dynamic websites, intranets, community sites and e-commerce solutions using Kentico CMS for ASP.NET. It's committed to deliver a full-featured, enterprise-class, stable and scalable Web Content Management solution on the Microsoft .NET platform. Founded in 2004, Kentico is headquartered in the Czech Republic and has offices in the United States (Nashua, NH and Seattle, WA), United Kingdom (Reading) and Sydney (Australia). Since its inception, Kentico has continued to rapidly expand the Kentico CMS user base worldwide. Its partner network consists of 1,200 partners in 80+ countries. Kentico Software is a Microsoft Gold Certified Partner. In 2010, Kentico was named the fastest growing technology company in the Czech Republic in the Deloitte Technology FAST 50 awards. In 2012, Kentico Software was named global Microsoft Partner of the Year Finalist in the ISV/Software Solutions Industry category.
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