HotWax Systems Named in “The Gartner Digital Commerce Vendor Guide, 2015” Open-Source Digital Commerce Category

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Innovative open source digital commerce platform delivers robust ERP management features, dramatically reduces the need for integrations, multiple systems and multiple vendors.

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HotWax Commerce dramatically reduces the need for integrations, multiple systems, and multiple vendors.

By 2018, more than 50% of commerce sites will integrate technologies from more than 15 vendors to deliver a digital customer experience.

HotWax Systems, creator of HotWax Commerce, the enterprise-class digital commerce platform powered by Apache OFBiz, today announced that it has been included in Gartner's research guide, "The Gartner Digital Commerce Vendor Guide, 2015," in the Open-Source Digital Commerce category.

“HotWax Systems is delighted to be included in this year's guide in the open-source digital commerce category and would also like to acknowledge the OFBiz open source community,” said Mike Bates, CEO at HotWax Systems. He added, “We’re committed to supporting and nurturing open source, and believe that open source enterprise digital commerce platforms will prove to be the most powerful and cost-effective solutions in the years ahead.”

According to Gartner, Inc., "By 2018, more than 50% of commerce sites will integrate technologies from more than 15 vendors to deliver a digital customer experience." 1

“Integrating technologies from multiple vendors can be expensive and time consuming for commerce sites,” Bates stated. He added, “With this in mind, we’ve designed an end-to-end digital commerce platform that dramatically reduces the need for integrations, multiple systems, and multiple vendors. The power and flexibility of Apache OFBiz make it all possible.”

HotWax Systems donates thousands of volunteer hours annually to the Apache OFBiz project. In addition, the company recently released OFBiz Connect, an open source plugin that easily connects Magento, a leading digital commerce platform, with the ERP management functions of Apache OFBiz.

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, The Gartner Digital Commerce Vendor Guide, 2015, Chris Fletcher, Gene Alvarez, Penny Gillespie, David Kohler, Jason Daigler April 9, 2015.

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