HOUSTON, June 21, 2018 – PROS® (NYSE: PRO), a cloud software company powering the shift to modern commerce, today announced that it has been named a finalist in two categories of the 2018 Microsoft Partner Awards. PROS was honored among a global field of top Microsoft partners for demonstrating excellence in innovation and implementation of customer solutions based on Microsoft technology.
Awards were presented in 39 categories, with winners chosen from a set of more than 2,600 entrants from 115 countries worldwide. PROS was selected for providing outstanding solutions and services in the manufacturing and platform categories:
- Manufacturing Partner of the Year Finalist: PROS was recognized for its solutions that create value for manufacturing customers around the world. The company is an inaugural manufacturing partner in the global Microsoft technology centers, recognized as a company that helps manufacturers modernize pricing and selling in the digital era by delivering frictionless and personalized buying experiences across sales channels.
- Platform Partner of the Year Finalist: PROS and its partners Icertis and VeriPark developed a joint submission, and were recognized as finalists in the category. The entry showcased how customers benefit from parallel implementations of SaaS partner solutions on Microsoft Azure. The parallel partner solutions enable customers to deploy new applications simultaneously, while ensuring high availability, security and compliance based on the common Microsoft Azure and Dynamics foundation.
“It is an honor to be recognized by Microsoft as a finalist in the manufacturing and platform categories, both of which are important components of our business,” said Tom Dziersk, PROS Executive Vice President of Worldwide Sales. “We’ve worked with Microsoft teams across the globe for more than ten years, enabling companies to create personalized, frictionless buying experiences across their channels. We appreciate the support and confidence of Microsoft and look forward to accelerating our global co-selling relationship.”
“Our ecosystem of partners is crucial to delivering transformative solutions, and this year’s winners have proven to be some of the finest among their peers,” said Gabriella Schuster, corporate vice president, One Commercial Partner, Microsoft Corp. “We are pleased to recognize PROS for being selected as a finalist for both the 2018 Manufacturing Partner of the Year and the Platform Partner of the Year Awards.”
In 2017, PROS earned the Microsoft Alliance Global Commercial ISV Partner of the Year, as well as the Microsoft U.S. Partner of the Year.
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.
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.