|By Business Wire||
|February 10, 2014 07:01 AM EST||
PROS® (NYSE: PRO), a big data software company, today announced it has been recognized as a winner of the 2014 CRM Watchlist Award. PROS was honored among 40 standout technology companies that earned rankings on the prominent list as top-flight CRM solutions providers based on customer focus, strategy, financial performance, marketing, product portfolio, partnerships and corporate culture.
PROS big data solutions for pricing and sales effectiveness, which now include PROS Cameleon CPQ (configure-price-quote), integrate with leading CRM platforms, including Salesforce.com, Microsoft Dynamics and SAP CRM. PROS prescriptive analytics enable sales teams to outperform by identifying opportunities with the highest probability of closing, offers with the highest probability of selling and the prices that are most likely to win.
The award is presented annually by ZDNet columnist Paul Greenberg, a renowned Customer Relationship Management (CRM) authority and best-selling author. Greenberg, who has been called “the godfather of CRM” and “the Bob Dylan of CRM,” evaluated 162 companies for this year’s competition. Organizations were judged on financial performance, management team, mission and vision, technology, partner program, market impact, thought leadership and corporate culture, in addition to 20+ additional factors.
According to Greenberg, “The character of the award, an impact award, remains the same. The effort at winning was magnitudes harder.”
“The CRM Watchlist Award evaluates a broad range of categories that are core to every company’s operations, and we are honored to have won this important distinction alongside some of the most prominent organizations in the industry,” said President and CEO Andres Reiner. “Our success at PROS is driven by an extraordinary team of people who are committed to customer success and innovation. I am proud to accept this award on their behalf.”
In the Gartner Research, Inc. “MarketScope for Price Optimization and Management: 2013” issued in December, PROS received a “strong positive,” the research firm’s highest-possible ranking. Reflecting the voice of the market, PROS reference customers gave the company the highest grades overall in key buying criteria, including ease of use, ease of deployment, functionality, roadmap, vision and overall satisfaction.
To learn more about PROS, visit www.pros.com.
PROS Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: PRO) is a big data software company that helps customers outperform in their markets by using big data to sell more effectively. We apply 28 years of data science experience to unlock buying patterns and preferences within transaction data to reveal which opportunities are most likely to close, which offers are most likely to sell and which prices are most likely to win. PROS offers big data solutions to optimize sales, pricing, quoting, rebates and revenue management across more than 30 industries. PROS has completed over 600 implementations of its solutions in more than 50 countries. The PROS team comprises more than 700 professionals around the world. To learn more, visit www.pros.com.
This press release contains forward-looking statements, including statements about the functionality and benefits of PROS pricing and big data software. The forward-looking statements contained in this press release are based upon PROS historical experience with pricing and big data software, and its current expectations of the benefits of pricing and big data software for organizations that implement and utilize such software. Additional information relating to the uncertainty affecting the PROS business is contained in PROS filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission. These forward-looking statements represent PROS expectations as of the date of this press release. Subsequent events may cause these expectations to change, and PROS disclaims any obligations to update or alter these forward-looking statements in the future, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise.