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PROS Introduces New Smart CPQ Quick Start

60-day implementation enables greater time-to-value for customers

HOUSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov. 16, 2017-- PROS® (NYSE: PRO), a cloud software company powering the shift to modern commerce, today announced the availability of its Smart CPQ Quick Start solution. For companies looking to sell faster and deliver an exceptional buying experience for their customers, Quick Start enables faster time-to-value with implementations of PROS Smart CPQ in as little as 60 days. Quick Start comes with a predefined template tailored to meet the specific needs of customers with select-for-sale catalogs.

In the digital era, customers expect immediate sales responses to their inquiries, which requires speed and agility. PROS Smart CPQ accelerates sales responsiveness, enabling teams to deliver the right products and prices.

“Customer experience is today’s new battleground, and it starts with the ability to respond quickly to buyer demands,” said Michael J. Jahoda, PROS Senior Vice President, Professional Services. “Customers expect frictionless buying experiences and quotes that are delivered with speed, precision and consistency. PROS Smart CPQ gives companies the power to meet each of those demands, and Quick Start makes it easier and faster than ever to start delivering differentiated value in a modern commerce world.”

About PROS Smart CPQ Quick Start

PROS Smart CPQ Quick Start is the fastest and easiest way to start gaining value with PROS Smart CPQ. Quick Start makes use of pre-defined value templates created by PROS Professional Services Implementation Specialists, who have years of real-world implementation and best-practices experience.

Companies that choose Quick Start can start gaining the benefits of PROS Smart CPQ in as little as 60 days. Implementing PROS Smart CPQ with Quick Start rapidly enables companies to simplify pricing and quoting, empowering sales teams to instantly create accurate, personalized quotes for each customer.

  • Accelerates quoting speed: PROS Smart CPQ speeds the quoting process from weeks to hours, shortening sales cycles and increasing sales team productivity.
  • Manages thousands of products: PROS Smart CPQ accommodates rich multimedia catalogs so companies can efficiently manage and offer thousands of products with multimedia content, eliminating the requirement for paper brochures.
  • Provides pricing guidance: Companies can set business rules so that sales teams have explicit offer guidelines, which enables them to respond quickly to customers and meet sales quotas.
  • Eliminates lengthy approval processes: Quick Start empowers sales teams, enabling them to proceed with a quote based on automated approvals that meet specially designed business guidelines.
  • Eliminates quoting errors: With PROS Smart CPQ, customers move from cumbersome, error-prone spreadsheets to a digital quoting solution that eliminates errors.
  • Automates professional proposals: With the click of a button, sales teams can instantly generate a professional proposal with products and prices for the customer.
  • Provides CRM native experience: For customers who use Salesforce Sales Cloud or Microsoft Dynamics 365, PROS Smart CPQ offers a native integration experience.

To learn more about PROS Smart CPQ Quick Start, visit www.pros.com to find the Smart CPQ Data Sheet and to preview the video. Follow PROS on Twitter at @PROS_Inc.

About PROS

PROS Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: PRO) is a cloud software company powering the shift to modern commerce by helping companies create personalized and frictionless buying experiences for their customers. Fueled by dynamic pricing science and machine learning, PROS solutions make it possible for companies to price, configure and sell their products and services in an omnichannel environment with speed, precision and consistency. Our customers, who are leaders in their markets, benefit from decades of data science expertise infused into our industry solutions. To learn more, visit pros.com.

Forward-looking Statements

This press release contains forward-looking statements, including statements about the functionality and benefits of revenue, profit realization and modern commerce software to organizations generally as well as the functionality and benefits of PROS software products. The forward-looking statements contained in this press release are based upon PROS historical experience with revenue, profit realization and modern commerce software and its current expectations of the benefits of revenue, profit realization and modern commerce software for organizations that implement and utilize such software. Factors that could cause actual results to differ materially from those described herein include the addressability of an organization’s revenue, profit realization and modern commerce software needs, the risks associated with PROS developing and enhancing products with the functionality necessary to deliver the stated results and the risks associated with the complex implementation and maintenance of revenue, profit realization and modern commerce software such as PROS software products. 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.

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Yvonne Donaldson, 713-335-5310
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