The 360Store application suite now supports the open source database,
MySQL. This gives retailers the ability to leverage existing technology
and lower costs.
Solutions from the retail software vendor 360Commerce are based on the
JavaTM 2 Platform, Enterprise Edition (J2EETM). These solutions give
a competitive advantage to retailers by enabling them to capture and
leverage operational intelligence in real time.
360Store is a JavaTM technology-based application suite. It includes
360Store Point-of-Sale and 360Store Back Office. Both products are
written in the Java programming language and built on the 360Commerce's
FoundationEE, a multi-tier, network-centric architecture. They are
designed to run on multiple hardware platforms, Java technology-enabled
OS and JavaTM DataBase Connectivity (JDBC) API-compliant relational
With 360Store Back Office, retailers can manage stores from anywhere.
360Store Point-of-Sale has what retailers need to deploy
next-generation, Web-enabled POS functionality more quickly while
leveraging current investments.
"360Commerce's flexible Java architecture and applications give
retailers the ability to leverage technology they already own, choose
from a wide range of platforms and databases, and quickly customize the
applications to meet their unique business needs," said Steve Gannon,
director of product development for 360Commerce. "Combine this with
MySQL's ability to provide retailers with a widely-used and
cost-effective database solution, and we have an offering that allows
retailers to lower their total cost of ownership on a new store system
and rapidly see ROI."
MySQLis a cost-effective option known for its performance, reliability
and ease of deployment. As a cost-effective, proven solution for
retailers, MySQL is quickly becoming a leader in the retail market.
MySQL's architecture is easy to customize. MySQL is available on more
than twenty different platforms, including major Linux distributions,
UNIXR systems and Windows. MySQL offers a database server, MaxDB by
MySQL, MySQL Control Center and connector drivers. They offer 24x7
support worldwide, training and consulting.
"With more than four million active installations, MySQL has become the
core of many high-volume, business-critical retail and ecommerce
applications," said Zack Urlocker, vice president of marketing at
MySQL. "360Commerce is a recognized leader in Java technology-based
point-of-sale solutions. The combination of their industry-leading
technology and MySQL's broad range of supported platforms gives
customers a best-of-breed solution that works with the systems they
360Store Point-of-Sale and MySQL are currently deployed at Gap Inc.,
according to 360Commerce. Leading retailers on 360Commerce's customer
list include Apple, Burlington Coat Factory, Circuit City, Cole
National, The Home Depot, Gap Inc., KB Toys, and Kinko's. Products
from 360Commerce include:
- 360Store Point-of-Sale
- 360Store Back Office
- 360Enterprise Central Office
- 360Enterprise Workforce Management
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