Sana Commerce launches SaaS ecommerce platform
Sana Commerce has announced a new SaaS version of its B2B ecommerce platform. The new version, Sana 9.3, will be available to customers in September 2018.
They say the service will help customers to meet increasing buyer demands through the availability of a constant stream of new features. At launch users will be able to take advantage of a new one-step checkout.
The service also comes with an app store of add-ons that Sana customers can simply enable themselves related to integration with different payment services, content creation pages, image sliders, in-page navigation, shopping cart uploads using a CSV file, Twitter feeds, store locators, newsletter sign up boxes, flexi-tiles, and integration with shipping companies such as Fedex and UPS.
Sana integrates with the businesses’ SAP or Microsoft Dynamics ERP system so it can act as the engine to drive the web store. This means changes to data on one platform is automatically and instantly reflected in the other.
With Sana SaaS we are delivering a solution that offers customers a continuous value stream that will help them remain competitive online now, and in two, five or ten years time. It puts customers in control. They can take advantage of all of the major new features we’ll be rolling out without the need to upgrade. This flexibility is key in such a dynamic market like online shopping.
– Arno Ham, CPO, Sana
Companies using the Sana Commerce SaaS platform pay a monthly subscription fee and that includes licenses, hosting and support costs. It is based on the Microsoft Azure platform and runs daily backups of a customer’s installation and stores them in different locations around the world. Sana Commerce is a certified partner of Microsoft Dynamics and SAP and they say that through their partner network that it powers 1,200 web stores.
If you already use the service, we’d love to hear your perspectives and thoughts.