MongoDB-Borderfree Alliance Powers Retail Brands to Expand Globally

By CIOReview | Friday, July 10, 2015
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PALO ALTO, CA: MongoDB, provider of software services, has integrated with Borderfree, a cross-border ecommerce service provider company, to expand globally.  

With MongoDB, Borderfree can bring new ecommerce stores to the global marketplace three times faster than before.

Borderfree, a Pitney Bowes company, enables its partners to expand globally by handling all aspect of the online international shopping experience. After migrating key parts of its infrastructure to MongoDB, it is able to create localized international shopping experiences for its retail clients with higher performance and scalability, while reducing overhead and improving time to market for new ecommerce stores.

“MongoDB has given us the ability to rapidly develop so we can continuously innovate coupled with scalability across data centers to better serve international markets, all with the utmost reliability and stability,” says Warren Chang, VP of Engineering, Borderfree.

He further adds: “We have used MongoDB to break down monolithic services into micro-services, which means the ecommerce platform can now quickly build and distribute globally with ease.” Also, with MongoDB, Borderfree has reduced the amount of overhead to get new systems up and running quickly. 

By leveraging MongoDB with its MEAN stack of application tools, Borderfree allows easy gathering and managing of transaction metadata and conversion metrics in order to gain deeper insight into international ecommerce patterns and behaviors.

“By moving its platform to MongoDB, Borderfree is enabling the biggest retail brands to seamlessly expand across borders, while powering its own growth to meet unwavering demand,” explains Dev Ittycheria, President and CEO, MongoDB.