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Rooten's Luggage Center Chooses 'Best of Breed' Warp 9 E-Commerce Solution

Irvine, Calif. Luggage Retailer Cites Advanced SEO Capabilities, Superior Feature Set and Lower Total Cost of Ownership Over Other Offerings

SANTA BARBARA, Calif., Feb. 24 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Warp 9, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: WNYN), the premier provider of turnkey SaaS e-commerce platforms and services, announced that Rooten's Travel Center, operator of and retail locations in southern California, has selected the fully hosted and managed Warp 9 Internet Commerce System ("ICS") Enterprise E-Commerce Platform to power its online retailing operations.

Warp 9, Inc. is the preferred provider of comprehensive and scalable e-commerce software services on a fully managed software-as-a-service (SaaS) basis to many of today's premier online retailers. Developed with a robust and user-configurable feature set, Warp 9 empowers online retailers with an end-to-end suite of "best of breed" solutions, including online catalogs, e-mail marketing services and interactive visual merchandising applications, enabling merchants to focus on their core business rather than technical implementations.

Mr. Steve Rooten, the general manager of the family-owned firm specializing in luggage, travel accessories and other products for the business and pleasure traveler, said the agreement with Warp 9 was the result of an extensive evaluation of the wide spectrum of e-commerce solutions available today.

The Warp 9 Best-of-Breed/Rapid Application Deployment methodology used for the Rooten's website ensures that all of the best practices elements that lead to a successful e-commerce operation are built-in from the beginning. It also affords Warp 9 more opportunity to focus intensely on integration and customization features that can add enormous value in maximizing the consumer's experience and streamlining the retailer's online operations. In addition to delivering superior SEO presence in the organic results of all popular search engines, including Google, Bing, Ask, Yahoo! and AOL Search, the Warp 9 solution also integrates seamlessly into major shopping comparison engines such as Shopzilla, Amazon, Nextag, Pricegabber, and many others.

"It is our goal to ensure that our e-commerce platform provides the most functional, competitive and user-friendly website possible - all in an extremely modest development timeline and for less money than the competition. We invite retailers currently reviewing their e-commerce requirements to ask about our free 'E-Commerce Evaluation' of their existing website operations to determine the advantages the Warp 9 solutions can offer them," Harinder Dhillon, Warp 9's CEO commented.

To learn more about Warp 9's E-Commerce platform and how it can help your organization, please visit

Warp 9 powers some of the most successful e-commerce websites for retailers such as, Craft Supplies USA flagship site, Lehman's, and Spiegel Brands'

About Warp 9

Warp 9, Inc. is the premier provider of robust e-commerce platforms and services for the catalog and retail industry. Its comprehensive and scalable suite of software platforms are designed to help online retailers maximize the Internet channel by applying Warp 9's advanced technologies for online catalogs, e-mail marketing campaigns, and interactive visual merchandising. With a proven track record and years of experience in the industry, Warp 9 helps businesses leverage the Internet channel to lower costs and increase sales. Offered on a fully managed software-as-a-service model, Warp 9 products allow customers to focus on their core business, rather than technical implementations.

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SOURCE Warp 9, Inc.

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