Friday, June 5, 2009

Credera Selected to Implement eCommerce Solution Using Open Source Technology for The Container Store®

--Credera, a full-service business and technology consulting firm has been selected by The Container Store to re-platform their Web Site ( To achieve this, Credera will be implementing and customizing an enterprise open source eCommerce solution called Broadleaf CommerceTM.

“This is a great opportunity for us to help a leading, well-known brand and top-notch company to grow its business by providing a flexible, scalable eCommerce platform,” said Rob Borrego, President and CEO of Credera. “At Credera, we are committed to offering the right solution to our clients’ specific needs, and in the case of The Container Store, it was clear that an open source solution was the best fit.”

Credera and The Container Store initiated a partnership with Broadleaf Commerce, LLC to develop an open source eCommerce solution as part of the project. Broadleaf Commerce began development in 2008 and uses a robust, extensible architecture built on the Spring Framework, the leading development platform for enterprise Java applications.

“We were looking for a partner that would provide a flexible yet strong process, proven experience, and that would collaborate well with our team and culture. Thus, we selected Credera to re-platform our Web Site using the Broadleaf Commerce solution,” said Tom Birmingham, CIO with The Container Store. “The engagement has been smooth and successful. There have been no surprises and they have exceeded our expectations on this project.”

About The Container Store®

Dallas-based, The Container Store, founded in 1978, is the nation’s originator and leading retailer of storage and organization products. The retailer offers more than 10,000 solutions designed to save space and time in each of its 47 nationwide locations and online at The Container Store has been named to the top of FORTUNE magazine’s annual list of the “100 Best Companies to Work For” for the past ten years. Sales for fiscal year 2009 will exceed half a billion. The Container Store is privately held.

About Credera

Credera is a full-service business and technology consulting firm working with Fortune 1,000 companies, medium-sized businesses, government organizations and clients across a broad range of industries. Founded in 1999, Credera is headquartered in Dallas, TX and hosts offices and staffing locations around the country, including Austin, Denver, and Seattle. For additional information, visit

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