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Sitecore and Cucumber partner for continued growth

02 Feb 2011

Sitecore continues to solidify its presence in the New Zealand market with the recent expansion of its partner program to include Tauranga-based online strategy, creative and project management agency, Cucumber. The partnership complements Sitecore’s Web content management system (CMS) software, online marketing automation, Web analytics, intranet portals and other Web with innovative strategy development and creative execution. Sitecore and Cucumber were introduced when an opportunity arose for Cucumber to support an existing Sitecore customer and power company, TrustPower Limited.They were looking for local skills to help develop a unique site using Sitecore that will enable their business customers to engage with their retail customers through an online marketplace. “The TrustPower project gave us the chance to not only see but work with the functionality available in Sitecore CMS and Online Marketing Suite. The team unanimously agreed that it’s a great product that will not only enable Cucumber to extend its product offering but also help many New Zealand businesses to improve their website,” said Ian Gray, Account Director for Cucumber. “It’s been a great experience working alongside Cucumber on the TrustPower project. The synergies between the two companies will ensure ourNew Zealand customers can enjoy the benefits of great strategy and creative on great software with the end result being a first class user-focused website,” said Philipp Heltewig, Managing Director for Sitecore in Australia and New Zealand. About CucumberCucumber is a privately owned New Zealand company that has been in operation since 2001. Asa Certified Microsoft Partner, Cucumber has a proven track record of successfully delivering digital solutions fora range of leading organisations operating locally,nationally and on the international stage, including Comvita, ZESPRI International, Fisher &Paykel Healthcare, Liquor King, Panasonic, Western Bay of Plenty District Council, Farmlands and Tauranga Chamber of Commerce.For more information click hereAbout SitecoreSitecore’sWeb Content Management System (CMS) and portal software solutions enable companies to deliver compelling web experiences. Sitecore’s award-winning CMS software makes it easy for businesses to create and update dynamic, full-featured Web sites of all types. Sitecore’s industry leading flexibility and scalability allows companies to better leverage their content, improve customer experience and drive business growth. Thousands of public and private organisations, including national governments and Fortune 500 companies, utilise Sitecore solutions for their websites. These organisations have created and now manage more than 24,000 dynamic websites with Sitecore including Microsoft, RAC, Jetstar, Linfox, Canon, Village Roadshows, Australian Institute of Chartered Accountants, Blackmores Ltd. and the Australian Government. Connect in the Sitecore Community to experience Sitecore’s success and that of its customers, partners and developers. Media Contacts:Rachael Williams, Touchpoint Marketing0410 296 860Rachael.williams@touchpointmarketing.com.au Nicole Stirling, Sitecore0408 862 525nis@sitecore.net