PROS ® (NYSE: PRO), a world leader in pricing and revenue management software, today announced an extended relationship with Microsoft Corporation (Nasdaq: MSFT). The two companies have signed an agreement that adds PROS as a prestigious Microsoft Global Independent Software Vendor (ISV) for Microsoft Dynamics CRM.
Through the partnership, PROS is using Microsoft Dynamics CRM to develop big data applications that help sales teams increase their odds of profitably winning business. With PROS, sales teams are able to gain a market edge, protect margins from market volatility and capture the value they deserve for their products.
“Microsoft Dynamics CRM is designed with the flexibility to meet the specific business needs of our customers,” said Doug Kennedy, vice president, Microsoft Dynamics partners and support services. “By combining its big data applications with Microsoft Dynamics CRM for large-enterprise customers in manufacturing, distribution, services and travel, PROS serves as an example of the innovation and added value our partners are offering customers.”
“For our customers who invest in Microsoft Dynamics CRM, we’re enhancing their experience by bringing data to the solution and making it accessible,” said John Salch, PROS vice president of technology and platforms. “We add our expertise to help companies and their sales teams sell more effectively and gain better value for their products and services. Sales teams are able to identify opportunities that will close, products that will sell and prices that will win.”For more than 26 years, PROS has been developing big data applications, helping companies understand how customer behavior can translate into better sales effectiveness and performance. For more information, visit the PROS website. About Microsoft Founded in 1975, Microsoft (Nasdaq: MSFT) is the worldwide leader in software, services and solutions that help people and businesses realize their full potential. About PROS PROS Holdings, Inc. ( NYSE: PRO) is a leading provider of prescriptive pricing and revenue management software for companies in the manufacturing, distribution, services and travel industries. PROS gives customers far greater confidence and agility in their pricing strategies by providing data-driven insights into transaction profitability, forecasting demand, recommending optimal prices for each product and deal, and streamlining pricing processes with enhanced controls and compliance. With more than $460 billion in revenues under management, PROS has implemented more than 500 solutions in more than 50 countries. The PROS team comprises more than 600 professionals, including 100 with advanced degrees and 25 with Ph.D.s. To learn more, visit www.prospricing.com. Forward-looking Statements This press release contains forward-looking statements, including statements about the functionality and benefits of pricing 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 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. Factors that could cause actual results to differ materially from those described herein include the addressability of an organization’s pricing and revenue management 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 pricing and big data 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.