Is your commerce platform holding you back?

IBM® WebSphere® Commerce version 9 combines the scale, performance and security you expect from IBM, with the speed and flexibility of a modern, cloud-ready, extensible architecture. Innovate more, with less time spent, and deliver better business outcomes. Right now.

Take market share with the next generation of commerce

Modernized architecture to power innovation

Shift time and money from managing and maintaining the commerce platform to innovating on it and executing your strategy.

Unmatched capabilities enable true omnichannel commerce experiences

Increase conversion rates, average order values, and the number of engaged customers across digital and physical channels.

AI for the professional delivers faster, better decisions

With Watson augmenting your commerce team’s skills, you’ll have an unfair advantage in the battle for market share.

Modernized architecture to power innovation

Power more innovation with less overhead. Only IBM marries trusted scale, security, and performance with the speed and flexibility of a modern, cloud-ready, extensible commerce architecture.

A modular approach

Separating commerce components into microservices provides greater platform flexibility and scalability, reducing the footprint and enabling rapid innovation.

Externalized customizations

Immediately take advantage of new innovation by applying platform updates and enhancements with confidence and speed.

Docker container technology

Create, deploy and run applications faster, reducing operations and support overhead for a lower TCO.

Modern, light-weight open source technology

Leverage JPA and jQuery to build compelling brand experiences and develop custom code faster.

Agile application server

Increase developer productivity and innovate faster with the IBM WebSphere Application Server, Liberty Profile.

Unmatched capabilities enable true omnichannel commerce experiences

Three Approaches to Digital Commerce Platform Architecture

Business leaders responsible for customer engagement and online selling must choose a digital commerce architecture that provides the best possible experiences. This research from Gartner outlines the three main approaches to commerce platform architecture and the key to selecting the most appropriate one for your specific requirements.

Deliver differentiating omnichannel experiences

Quickly and easily add innovative commerce services that deliver the unique omnichannel brand experiences your customers expect, while optimizing omnichannel operations.

Discover insights that drive conversions

Act immediately on every opportunity using insights from your customers and competitors, as well as product and category performance data.

Commerce everywhere

Deliver a seamless online and offline experience.

AI for the professional delivers faster, better decisions

Artificial intelligence

Now, it’s easier than ever to superpower your commerce with Watson artificial intelligence (AI) across the entire customer journey. With AI, ensure every customer interaction and transaction is optimized for desired business results. Watson is your secret weapon to level the playing field and take back market share.

Headless content management

Build a rich content model. Update images and text easily and quickly. Augment your content metadata to make it easier than ever to find what you need.

Commerce insights

Apply AI and automate merchandising tasks so your commerce professionals can focus on the more strategic elements of your business.


Currently on a different version? We can help.

With the right tools, migration is predictable. To give you the confidence to proceed, we will happily complete a personalized business assessment and migration plan. Sign-up for an assessment or contact your certified IBM Business Partner.

Explore resources

WebSphere Commerce V9 solution brief

Go deeper and discover more about what the new version of WebSphere Commerce offers.

Engineering blog series

Get the latest technical news on the IBM eCommerce portfolio.

Webinar: WebSphere Commerce Evolved

Get an update on IBM’s commerce platform product strategy.

Looking to move to IBM Watson Commerce? We’ll help you build the business case.