MONTREAL, Feb. 5, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- hybris, a leading provider of omni-channel commerce software, has announced that this year's Global Partner Summit in Munich, Germany attracted more than 800 global delegates from more than 250 of hybris' solution partners; double the attendance of 2012. In its 12th year, the Partner Summit provides a forum for hybris' solution partners from around the world to come together to share ideas, network with peers and meet hybris domain experts. In addition, delegates received the latest information on hybris, its strategic direction and products, including the hybris Innovation Lab featuring exciting innovations in omni-channel commerce.
During the three-day conference, delegates were given the opportunity to dive into presentations around e-business, delivery and technology, and also attend workshops that focused on knowledge transfer for the technical staff within partner organizations. Attendees also heard presentations from partners including Adobe, Bazaarvoice, Celum, and Compuware.
"This year's Partner Conference was an unmitigated success, with twice the number of delegates compared to last year," said Frank Schoutissen, Vice President of Channel, hybris. "The event is an important opportunity for us to show our partner ecosystem the impetus that hybris has in the market, the solutions we deliver and how the company is performing. Year after year we hear from our partners on what an important event this is for them to learn first-hand about our new product innovations and best practices for project delivery. It also allows hybris to showcase the success of our partners with our awards program and to promote this to other attendees at the event."
Annual Partner Awards Winners include:
- Global/Overall Partner of the year: Portaltech Reply Group
- Service delivery partner of the year: Sceneric LBi
- Partner of the year North America: Acquity Group
- ISV partner of the year: Adobe Systems
- Newcomer of the year: Gorilla Group
- Sales Partner of the year: Smilehouse Oy
- Partner of the year EMEA: Softlution
- Most Innovative partner of the year: Sonata Software
- Partner of the year APAC: Contiigo
hybris helps businesses on every continent sell more goods, services and digital content through every touchpoint, channel and device. hybris delivers "OmniCommerce™": state-of-the-art master data management and unified commerce processes that give a business a single view of its customers, products and orders, and its customers a single view of the business. hybris' omni-channel software is built on a single platform, based on open standards, that is agile to support limitless innovation, efficient to drive the best TCO, and scalable and extensible to be the last commerce platform companies will ever need. Both principal industry analyst firms rank hybris as a "leader" and list its commerce platform among the top two or three in the market. The same software is available on-premise, on-demand and managed hosted, giving merchants of all sizes maximum flexibility. Over 400 companies have chosen hybris, including global B2B brands Nespresso, P&G, Bridgestone, Rexel and Thomson-Reuters, as well as consumer brands Galeries Lafayette, Levi's, Lufthansa, Migros, Nespresso, Nikon and Toys'r'Us . hybris has operations in 15 countries around the globe. hybris is the future of commerce™. For more information, visit www.hybris.com
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