Commerce Guys Reverting Back to Drupal; as Platform.sh Emerges as an Independent Firm

By CIOReview | Friday, February 12, 2016
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FREMONT, CA: Commerce Guys, providers of innovative e-commerce solutions for online merchants comes back to Drupal Commerce as Platform.sh paves an independent path for itself. Platform.sh was formerly a second generation Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS) for web applications, developed and launched by Commerce Guys. To meet the demands of ever growing customers and vast technology trends worldwide, the PaaS platform has formed into an independent company.

Commerce Guys will be continuing its existing services with the help of Drupal Commerce. The firm is adopting a new operating model that delivers full Drupal Commerce projects. They also announced two launch partners: Acro Media of Kelowna of BC, Canada and Actualys of Paris, France, further supporting its work flow process.

“As the remaining founder, I have acquired Commerce Guys' Drupal Commerce business. I am succeeding Fred to manage the company as its President and will lead it to refocus on the development and support of Drupal Commerce and its community,” states Ryan Szrama, President, Commerce Guys.

Platform.sh offers a wide range of automated web development and hosting services for clients across the globe. With a fast, scalable, collaborated and highly secure web infrastructure plan, the firm develops websites and assures a seamless increase in productivity. The company also handles PHP application offering with built-in customer support.

Commerce Guys has a flagship Drupal Commerce project running in more than 60,000 websites. The firm will be releasing alphas of Commerce 2.x for Drupal 8 with alpha3 scheduled to be the next release. Developers are using the company’s standalone libraries for currency localization and addressing in production, but the first production ready beta is scheduled to be released by the end of March. With Commerce 2.x, the firm shares their unique experience in PHP.

“We expect to deliver strategic consulting services to these and other agencies and to deliver projects in territories not represented above. However, we do plan to engage additional affiliates in strategic territories throughout 2016,” adds Ryan.