REDWOOD CITY, CA--(Marketwired - March 30, 2016) - Avangate, the modern digital commerce solution provider trusted by thousands of software, SaaS and online services companies to grow their businesses worldwide, today announced it has been acknowledged in the 2016 Gartner Magic Quadrant for Digital Commerce as a Niche Player, due to the company's chosen focus on digital goods and services.

"We consider Avangate's inclusion in the 2016 Gartner Magic Quadrant for Digital Commerce a significant market validation from one of the world's leading independent analyst firms," said Alex Hart, Avangate's CEO. "At the same time, we believe it reflects our commitment to helping software, SaaS and online services companies achieve the fastest path to revenue, maximize the value of every customer and expand market reach on a global level."

According to Gartner, "Digital commerce platforms enable organizations to build B2B, B2C or B2B-to-consumer (B2B2C) commerce sites and support a continuum of business objectives, from the generation of incremental revenue to the enabling of transformational business change."

Avangate's all-in-one digital commerce solution enables software, SaaS and Online Services companies to rapidly embrace industry shifts, reach customers effectively across channels, and adopt new business models in order to increase revenues.

To learn more about how Avangate can grow your software and SaaS sales, read an overview of the Avangate commerce solutions.

Source: Gartner, Magic Quadrant for Digital Commerce, 09 March 2016, Chris Fletcher, Penny Gillespie, Jason Daigler, Sandy Shen, Yanna Dharmasthira, Gene Alvarez.

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About Avangate

Avangate, a Francisco Partners portfolio company, is the digital commerce provider that enables the new services economy, helping Software, SaaS and Online Services companies to sell their products and services via multiple channels, to acquire customers across multiple touch points, to increase customer and revenue retention, to leverage smarter payment options, and to maximize sales conversion rates. Avangate's clients include ABBYY, Absolute, Bitdefender, Brocade, FICO, HP Software, Kaspersky Lab, Telestream and many more companies across the globe.

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