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Cactus Commerce announces availability of Commerce Server 2009 developer training for Microsoft Partners


GATINEAU, QC – August 6, 2009 – Cactus Commerce, an industry leader in the design, development, and management of rich and robust end-to-end e-commerce solutions, has announced training offerings for Microsoft® Commerce Server 2009. The first offering is a developer training course for Microsoft Partners available in September. Partners will learn the fundamentals of working with Commerce Server 2009 in a balanced format of classroom presentation, discussion and hands-on labs. Upon completion of the course, students will have the knowledge to develop e-commerce solutions using the Commerce Server 2009 platform.

“Cactus Commerce is a worldwide premier Commerce Server Partner” confirmed Steven Goulet, Product Unit Manager for Microsoft Commerce Server. “With deep expertise in Commerce Server 2009 and rich experience in deploying complex e-commerce solutions, Cactus Commerce is uniquely positioned in the marketplace to offer training and supporting services to our Partner community.”

Commerce Server 2009 is a complete and extensible e-commerce platform that powers cross channel solutions for B2C, B2B and B2X scenarios. Commerce Server 2009 provides organizations with powerful out-of-the-box capabilities designed to create rich online shopping experiences. The developer training course will be offered from September 29 – October 1, 2009 in Gatineau, Quebec, Canada.

To register for the Commerce Server 2009 training course, visit:

To request more information on the Commerce Server 2009 training course, email:

• What is Commerce Server 2009?
• Commerce Server 2009 Architecture
• How to Install and Deploy
• Commerce Server Core Systems
o Catalog System
o Marketing System
o Order System
o Profile System
• Multi-Channel Commerce Foundation
o Real Time CRUD Operations
o Operation Sequences
o Extending Commerce Foundation
• SharePoint Commerce Services
o Contemporary Site
o Web Parts
o Extensibility Kit
• Working with Commerce Server Staging
• Integration with Line of Business Systems
• Data Warehouse and Analytics

Who Should Attend:
Microsoft Partners with ASP.Net experience

Microsoft® SharePoint is an asset, but not mandatory.

Hands-on Labs:
• 2-tier Installation
• Calling the API
• Extending the API
• Customizing an Out-of-the-box Web Part using XSLT
• Creating a new page using Web Parts
• Modifying the skin of the Contemporary Site
• Creating a Staging Project

About Cactus Commerce
Cactus Commerce creates dynamic cross channel B2C and B2B e-commerce solutions offering unique user experiences with flexible deployment options. For over 12 years, Cactus has delivered e-commerce solutions to clients in the retail, consumer goods, manufacturing, media & entertainment and hospitality industries. Clients include GameStop, Church & Dwight, and many more. The Microsoft Commerce Server Product Unit has recognized Cactus as one of the three leading worldwide Commerce Server partners. Since August of 2007, Cactus Commerce has closely collaborated with Microsoft to help shape product innovation through our unique and deep understanding of e-commerce and digital marketing. For more information, visit


 Commerce Server Training
 Commerce Server 2009
 Cactus Commerce
 SharePoint Commerce

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