DS Data Systems UK Ltd. is pleased to announce the release of KonaKart v5.0.0.0, a java-based eCommerce shopping cart application that provides an extensive set of features to enable retailers to successfully sell their products over the internet.

KonaKart is a Java / JSP / XML based solution with easy to use java APIs and a SOAP Web Service interface that allow you to quickly integrate eCommerce functionality into your existing systems. The customizable parts of KonaKart are Open Source and available under the GNU LGPL.

The new version includes many new features as well as some bug fixes. Reward Point Functionality has been introduced which allows customers to receive and redeem points online. Support for recurring billing has been added for native billing or to use the recurring billing functionality of the payment gateway. A customer and administrator can now download invoices in PDF format and many new custom and other attributes have been added to the important objects of the system. Full details of the new features can be found at http://www.konakart.com/downloads/ver-5000-whats-new

The Community Edition of KonaKart is free and can be downloaded directly from the KonaKart web site. An Enterprise Extensions package is also available by contacting sales at konakart dot com . Professional support and consultancy are available for all versions of KonaKart.

KonaKart may be used directly by online retailers, but is also intended for solution providers, ISPs and for OEM usage. A partner program is available for companies that can offer integration and professional services around the product.

Visit the KonaKart web site at http://www.konakart.com for customer references, live demos, videos, free downloads and full pricing details for the product and support packages.