Munich – 14 February 2012 - hybris, a leading provider of eCommerce and multichannel communication software, has announced that this year’s Global Partner Summit which took place in Munich, Germany, attracted some 480 delegates from approximately 20 worldwide countries. Heralding the 11th annual hybris Partner Summit, the event was organised to bring together hybris’ partner community for the purpose of networking and information sharing. Opening the event was blind adventure seeker and motivational speaker, Miles Hilton-Barber, followed by Matt Eichner, General Manager for Global Enterprise and Commerce Search, Google Inc,, and Bertil Snel, Digital Marketing Partner Marketing, Adobe Systems.

Speaking about the event, Frank Schoutissen, VP Channel Management, said; “At hybris we take pride in knowing that the hybris Channel delivers best practice end-to-end multichannel commerce solutions faster and more cost effectively than our competition. It’s always been our mission to set the bar high for the rest of the industry and to provide a truly quality service for our customers. The fantastic attendance at this year’s Global Customer and Partner Summits perfectly illustrate the success of this enterprise.”

Annual Partner Awards Winners include:
• Innovative Partner 2011: Neoworks (www.neoworks.com)
• Newcomer of the Year 2011 eCommerce Accelerator (www.ecommerceaccel.com)
• Overall Partner of the Year 2011 Portaltech Reply Group (www.portaltech.co.uk)
• Sales Partner of the Year 2011 Arithnea (www.arithnea.de)
• Service Delivery Partner 2011 Acquity Group (www.acquitygroup.com)
• Americas Partner of the Year 2011 Acquity Group (www.acquitygroup.com)
• EMEA Partner of the year 2011 Portaltech Reply Group (www.portaltech.co.uk)
• APAC Partner of the year 2011 Infosys (www.infosys.com)
• ISV Partner of the year 2011 dynaTrace (www.dynatrace.com)

“The realization of this year’s Summit was the culmination of a hugely successful 2011 for our Partner Program. We have great diversity of partners in our Channel, ranging from global players who are part of our Global Strategic Alliance Partner Program, through to regional and vertical specialists in our eco system. Over the course of the last year we added 59 new partners to our Program, and can now claim to have the fastest growing eco system in Multi-Channel Software.”
For more information on hybris Channel, please visit: http://www.hybris.com/partners

About hybris
hybris is a leading vendor of next generation end-to-end multichannel commerce software based on a single platform including managed and hosting services. Its clear vision about the need for consistency, coordination and personalization of information across all channels and throughout all phases of the customer lifecycle has resulted in the development of an integrated, agile solution enabling businesses to communicate and sell across all channels – online and offline - in a consistent and effective way. hybris has 14 offices around the world located in the economic capitals of North & South America, Europe and Asia and supports over 380 global customers. Customers are brands from retail and manufacturing industries, including: Bobcat, Clarks, Coca Cola Beverages, Conrad, Grundfos, Hornbach, Iomega, Kaiser+Kraft, Levi´s, Lufthansa, Migros, Nespresso, Nikon, P&G, Rexel, Timberland and Toys´R´Us.

For further information please contact:
Julie Kirby or James Cooper
Ascendant Communications
Tel: +44 (0) 7956 955625
E-mail: jkirby@ascendcomms.net / jcooper@ascendcomms.net

Published on: 10:56AM on 14th February 2012