Warp 9 provides mobile commerce solution for company founded by famed actor, director and visionary of independent filmmaking, Robert Redford
SANTA BARBARA, CA – Dec. 12, 2011 – Warp 9, Inc. (OTCBB: WNYN), the premier provider of e-commerce services for midsize online sellers, today announced that the company has successfully launched Sundance Catalog using Mobile Direct, the company’s new mobile commerce solution.
Founded by famed actor, director and visionary of independent filmmaking, Robert Redford, Sundance Catalog sells beautiful, handmade jewelry from the Sundance artisan community, as well as Sundance clothing for casual looks with an edge. Customers can also find one-of-a-kind and unique gifts with the Sundance Catalog gift guide, or decorate and furnish a home with rustic and contemporary flair by shopping from the home décor catalog.
Mobile Direct is powered by the industry’s leading proxy server technology, which seamlessly converts existing e-commerce websites on the fly for user friendly interaction on smart mobile phones such as iPhone and Google Android. There is no need to perform complex internal integration with existing e-commerce databases. The proxy technology elegantly acts as a gateway between e-commerce websites and mobile devices without any additional server side programming or business logic. All orders placed on mobile devices are processed securely and normally through the retailer’s existing e-commerce website. Online customers can track their orders and perform any function available on the regular e-commerce website. Best of all, the retailer need not change the way it currently does business. Mobile Direct allows Warp 9 customers to transparently extend their existing e-commerce website, with minimal management.
Andrew Van Noy, Warp 9 Executive Vice President, commented, “We are very excited about the opportunity to work with Sundance Catalog and welcome this fine company into the Warp 9 family. We look forward to managing the mobile commerce presence of this well-known brand. With their new mobile commerce site, Sundance Catalog can now reach the vast audience of customers using mobile devices, such as smartphones and tablets.”
About Sundance Catalog Company
Famed actor, director and visionary of independent filmmaking, Robert Redford founded Sundance Catalog Company in 1969 to promote the works of artists and craftspeople. The Sundance Catalog Company has received multiple Catalog Age Gold Awards for notable creative, photography and unique product assortment. The Catalog’s eclectic mix of clothing, jewelry, accessories, and home decor are predominantly exclusive and offered through its catalogs, website (www.sundancecatalog.com), an outlet store and full retail stores located in Corte Madera, California and Denver, Colorado. The Sundance retail division is but one of several Sundance brand entities including the Sundance Channel, the Sundance Film Festival, the Sundance Institute, Sundance Cinemas and the Sundance Resort.
About Warp 9
Founded in 1998, Warp 9, Inc. is the premier provider of e-commerce services for midsize online sellers. Our Total Commerce Platform (TCP) is a cloud based, state-of-the-art e- commerce platform that provides online sellers with the highest level of functionality, performance and ease of use in the industry. Offered on a fully managed software-as-a-service model, Total Commerce Platform allows customers to focus on their core online businesses,rather than on technical implementations. We also offer industry leading mobile commerce solutions. To learn more about Warp 9, please visit www.warp9inc.com or on FaceBook at www.facebook.com/warp9inc
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