Oracle ATG Commerce History – Welcome to the world of atg
ATG is the worldwide leader in the E-commerce solutions. ATG product suite has enabled the vendors to enable their e-commerce commercial capabilities.
ATG provides the all necessary modules to create a e-commerce web application, with a short development time, as it provides many OOTB features.
ATG is currently owned by Oracle.
Many Websites like Walmart , Sams Club , jcpenney , Sprint , John Lewis , Urban outfitters , best buy , kohl’s , verizon wireless, Express, Nutrisystem etc have been implemented using ATG framework.
Top Leaders of ATG web application development
In recent years Accenture , Infosys, CTS , Wipro , Mahindra Satyam have also started using ATG.
ATG Corporate history, acquisitions
1991: Founder of ATG are ATG are Jeet Singh and Joseph Chung. Both are graduates from MIT.
1991-1996: ATG initially started consulting services for building Web sites
1997-1998: During this period ATG transitioned as a software company. They offered several products including an Application Server and an e-commerce platform.
1999: ATG made its initial public offering.
2000-2003: ATG started building a commerce applications. They also focused on building business tools for content management, merchandising. Their focus was also on building marketing and analytics; Then they started offering support for industry standard application servers from such as IBM, BEA and JBoss.
2004: ATG acquired Primus Knowledge Solutions. Even though it was a disputed acquisition and was closed on November 1, 2004.
2005: ATG completed the integration of the Primus applications onto the ATG Web marketing and ecommerce software platform
2006: ATG acquired eStara, a provider of click to call, chat and call tracking solutions.
2008: ATG acquired privately held CleverSet; the transaction closed on February 6, 2008.
2010: ATG acquired privately held InstantService; the transaction closed on January 12, 2010.
2010: Oracle Corporation reaches an agreement with ATG to start the acquisition process of ATG into Oracle. The announcement of the acquisition agreement was made public on November 2, 2010
2011: Oracle Corporation anounced and completed its acquisition of ATG on January 5, 2011. The aquisition was estimated $1 billion, at the rate of $6.00 a share
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