Microsoft Commerce Server 2009 Code Name “R2” September CTP is Now Available

The Microsoft Commerce Server 2009 code name “R2” September 2010 Community Technology Preview (CTP) is now available on the Download Center.

We invite you to install this pre-release version of Microsoft Commerce Server 2009 code name “R2” into a non-production environment to learn how Commerce Server 2009 “R2” provides an improved business management experience, enhanced cross-channel enablement with multi-tier development and deployment support, and a more streamlined deployment experience. It is recommended that you install this pre-release on a clean machine and consult the Quick Install Guide for manual steps required.
What's New? The following are new features that have been introduced since the Commerce Server 2009 "R2" May 2010 CTP release:

  • Storefront and component Web Parts are now designed for Microsoft SharePoint® Server 2010 and Microsoft SharePoint Foundation 2010
  • The SharePoint Commerce Services Configuration Wizard has been updated to enable IT Personnel or developers to deploy Commerce Server solutions to SharePoint 2010 and upgrade existing Commerce Sever 2009 Web Parts.

Download the Commerce Server 2009 code name “R2” September 2010 CTP today!

Important: The Microsoft Commerce Server 2009 code name "R2" will no longer include Microsoft SharePoint 2007 based solution storefront and component Web Parts.  Given the pre-release nature of this release, not all functionality is currently available. The release is for evaluation purposes only and is not intended to be used in a production environment. The September CTP will stop functioning on December 31, 2012.