V9 - an attractive answer to traditional challenges

Those familiar with HCL Commerce will know that in December 2017, version 9 of the platform was released. This particular version upgrade presented several challenges. First off, upgrading a monolithic eCommerce platform which has been customised heavily to suit particular requirements is no mean feat. Coupled with the fact that it introduced a containerised architecture, V9 upgrades required lots of different technical skills and assets to build and operate the new platform, certainly compared to previous versions (I’ll talk more about containerisation later in this section).

Yet the more we worked with it, the more we liked it, immediately sensing its potential. V9’s ability to deliver quality new features quickly is compelling as is the level of customisation. In an industry where innovation is a key differentiator, being able to deliver features quickly is a major material benefit to any business. For a detailed perspective on our experience with this platform, illustrated by its application for DFS, download this insider’s guide.

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