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Munich – 15 November, 2011. hybris, (, a leading multichannel commerce software vendor, today announced that it has been included in the ‘Gartner Magic Quadrant for E-Commerce’ (dated 3 November 2011) as a Leader in this key industry market.

Following its acquisition of iCongo in the North American market in August 2011, expansion into Australia and Asia, hybris is now recognised as the leading best of breed e-commerce and multichannel vendor by industry commentators. In 2011, hybris has added new global customers, including leading B2B and B2C brands such as Nestlé, Ladbrokes, Three and Reckitt Benckiser.

Ariel Lüdi, CEO of hybris group, said; “We are pleased to see that we have been positioned as a Leader in the Magic Quadrant report for 2011, which we believe reflects our success in the global market. We are driving the success of multichannel commerce for global brands, helping them increase revenue in existing markets and helping them expand globally.”

According to the Gartner Magic Quadrant report: “Customers have become familiar with online shopping in the consumer space, and they desire equally strong online capabilities for their B2B purchases. E-commerce continues to gain visibility with sales and marketing professionals, CIOs, and other IT professionals as a way to improve sales operations, increase revenue, boost profilts, better engage new and prospective customers, and reduce staffing expenses.”

The Gartner report referenced in this press release is:

Gartner, Inc. “Magic Quadrant for E-Commerce”, by Gene Alvarez, Praveen Sengar, Sharon A. Mertz, dated 3 November, 2011.

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About the Magic Quadrants

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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: Adidas, Levi´s, Lufthansa, Clarks, Timberland, Nespresso, Toys´R´Us, Coca Cola Beverages, Ericsson, Rexel, Bobcat, Kaiser+Kraft, Hornbach, Nikon, Migros, Conrad, Iomega and Grundfos.

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