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Episerver, A Microsoft Gold Partner And Global ISV, To Launch Major Recruiting Drive At WPC 2015 To Grow Partner Ecosystem

Partner Showcase, Expert Speaker Session, and Demonstrations Aimed to Actively Engage Prospective Partners and Highlight Proficiency in Microsoft® Azure® Cloud Technologies

Episerver, a leading provider of digital marketing and digital commerce solutions, today announced it is launching a major recruiting drive to expand its world-class partner ecosystem at the Microsoft Worldwide Partner Conference (WPC), at booth #1239 in Orlando, July 12-16.

As a Microsoft Gold Partner, Global ISV and Gold Sponsor of WPC 2015, Episerver aims to actively engage prospective partners at the conference by demonstrating how partners can leverage and differentiate their firms through Episerver’s Digital Experience Cloud™ solution, which enables seamless experiences that span digital marketing, digital commerce, and personalized customer engagement.

Episerver has an extensive network of partner design agencies, systems integrators, and digital commerce specialists in more than 30 countries, serving over 9,000 customers. The company combines the stability and support of its Digital Experience Cloud with Episerver World, a thriving developer community of more than 33,000 registered users.

“The Episerver Partner Success Program is thriving and extensive, but we’re just getting started,” said James Norwood, executive vice president of strategy and CMO of Episerver. “It’s a strategic priority to grow our partner ecosystem to carry the Episerver Digital Experience Cloud, which running on Microsoft Azure offers exceptional performance and scalability. No other single platform provides such a fantastic opportunity for Microsoft-centric partners to augment with their specialized expertise in digital transformation strategy and customer experience management.”

At the show, Episerver will show case its newly enhanced Episerver Partner Success Program, and potential partners can schedule one-on-one meetings with Episerver product and partner program specialists, as well as attend an expert-level session on how to deliver standout engagement with the Episerver Digital Experience Cloud on Microsoft Azure. Session details are as follows:

  • “Modern Enterprise Apps with Azure App Service,” at 3:30 p.m. ET Monday, July 13, 2015 in room N310AB
  • “Beyond Digital Experience: Why Episerver is Your New Differentiator,” at
    11 a.m. ET Tuesday, July 14, 2015 in the Partner Theater, WPC Commons and Expo

Both sessions will be presented by James Norwood, Executive Vice President of Strategy and CMO of Episerver. Additionally, two Episerver alliance partners -- Avensia™ and Perfion™ -- will be in the Episerver booth demonstrating their ecosystem add-on solutions.

Forward-Thinking Solutions Leveraging Microsoft Technology

Episerver recently reached the elite status of Microsoft Global ISV, achieving the designation by Microsoft as an emerging SaaS vendor leveraging the Microsoft platform to enable developers to build solutions for end-customers.  This achievement – and Episerver’s access to the Microsoft Developer Experience (DX) Group – provides Episerver and its channel partners with an even greater depth of resources and expertise.

Episerver was recently named Winner - IAMCP Cloud Partner 2015 - US Region by the International Association of Microsoft Channel Partners (IAMCP), the leading organization for business networking in the Microsoft partner eco-system with 100+ chapters in over 40 countries around the globe.

“As a Microsoft Gold Partner and Global ISV, Episerver continues to show its innovation by building cloud-first solutions that leverage the agility, capacity and affordability of the Microsoft Azure platform,” said Kim Akers, General Manager, Developer Experience, Microsoft Corp. “Episerver is positioned to provide its growing partner ecosystem with ample opportunity to grow and serve customer markets worldwide.”

Positioning Partners for Success

By joining the Episerver Partner Success Program, partners gain access to substantial on-boarding and on-going benefits designed to enhance their unique capabilities and to serve joint customers effectively. Episerver is committed to providing the most compelling content management system (CMS), digital marketing and digital commerce platform in the market, as well as associated sales and marketing, education, support, and operations as part of a truly partner-centric business enablement program.

For information about Episerver’s Partner Success Program visit


About Episerver

Episerver connects digital commerce and digital marketing to help organizations create unique digital experiences for their customers, with measurable business results. The Episerver Digital Experience Cloud™ combines content, commerce and multi-channel marketing in a single platform to work full-circle for businesses online – from intelligent optimization and lead-generation through to conversion and repeat business – with unprecedented ease-of-use.

Sitting at the center of the digital experience ecosystem, Episerver empowers digital leaders to embrace disruptive, transformational strategies to deliver standout experiences for their customers – everywhere they engage. Founded in 1994, Episerver has offices in the USA, Sweden, Denmark, Norway, Finland, The Netherlands, South Africa, Australia, Singapore, Spain, UAE and the UK. For more information  

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About Optimizely (Episerver)

At Optimizely (Episerver), we're on a mission to help people unlock their digital potential. With our leading digital experience platform (DXP), we equip teams with the tools and insights they need to create and optimize in new and novel ways. Now, companies can operate with data-driven confidence to create hyper-personalized experiences. Building sophisticated solutions has never been simpler. Optimizely’s 900+ partners and 1100+ employees in offices around the globe are proud to help more than 9,000 brands, including Toyota, Santander, eBay, KLM and Mazda, enrich their customer lifetime value, increase revenue and grow their brands. Learn more at

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Rachel Teitt Gill
Director of Corporate Communications, Optimizely
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Lucas Strombeck
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