PrestaShop Launches on Microsoft Azure
One of the world’s most popular ecommerce platforms is now available on the Azure Cloud
Paris, 1 June, 2016 – PrestaShop, an industry leader in open source solutions for ecommerce, today announces a partnership with Microsoft, and the availability of PrestaShop on Microsoft Azure. The partnership provides businesses with an affordable ecommerce store that’s ready to deploy and optimized for growth on the Microsoft Azure Cloud.
Through this partnership, PrestaShop and Microsoft Azure will offer a pre-configured multi-VM infrastructure that’s deployed automatically and ready for production. The offer will enable businesses to have an online store with guaranteed high performance, availability and capacity on demand. This is particularly relevant for businesses with high traffic periods for online sales.
"One of the top concerns for retailers as they expand their online business is the performance of their store." says PrestaShop CEO, Corinne Lejbowicz. "We’re delighted to partner with Microsoft because we can provide a pre-configured platform that’s optimized for ecommerce and ready for the busiest shopping days of the year. That’s invaluable for brands who are growing their online business, or web agencies who deliver packaged ecommerce solutions."
Jean-Arnaud Eyme, Head of CRM & Digital UX, at Olympique Lyonnais remarked, "Working with Microsoft Azure and PrestaShop has allowed us to build one of the most advanced cross-channel e-commerce platforms in the French Football League."
"Ecommerce takes on a new dimension with advanced cloud services. We are therefore delighted to take this new step with PrestaShop on Microsoft Azure in our Marketplace," said Frederic Aatz, Director of Open Source Strategy at Microsoft France.
PrestaShop is now available worldwide on the Microsoft Azure marketplace.
PrestaShop was founded in 2007 with a mission to provide world-class ecommerce software through open source innovation. PrestaShop is on the 2016 Inc. 5000 list of fastest-growing private companies in Europe. The company also received the CMS Critic Award for Best eCommerce Solution for the Enterprise. PrestaShop has offices in Europe and the US, and is funded by Serena Capital, XAnge Private Equity and Seventure Partners. For more information, please visit www.prestashop.com.