Press Release

PROS Achieves Additional SAP Integration Certifications for Big Data Solutions

Extends product leadership in price and margin management, rebates, sales effectiveness for SAP customers

HOUSTON, August 22, 2012 – PROS® (NYSE: PRO), a world leader in business-to-business pricing and revenue management software, today announced it has again earned certified integration status from SAP. The latest integration for the PROS® Pricing Solution Suite™ – on SAP NetWeaver® 7.3, SAP’s newest platform – underscores PROS commitment to meet SAP’s rigorous integration requirements. PROS provides customers with seamless and complete integration capabilities for managing pricing, margins and rebates to improve sales effectiveness, and to run PROS solutions faster and with greater efficiency. More than half of PROS B2B Fortune-class enterprise customers run SAP ERP and CRM solutions.

PROS is an SAP software solution partner in the SAP PartnerEdge™ program and a participant in its SAP EcoHub solution marketplace. PROS offers a highly configurable solution that requires no custom coding, which enables business users to rapidly adjust their pricing strategies without the need for software developers. This newest integration certification includes the “ABAP Add-On integration with SAP.”

Customers from a broad range of vertical industries in manufacturing, distribution and services rely on PROS for its leading price and margin management solutions. Among these are chemicals; oil and gas; high-tech; IT services; medical devices; service parts; heavy equipment; paper and packaging; and building products.

“SAP customers look to PROS for a seamless and complete integration experience for their SAP ERP and CRM applications,” said PROS Senior Vice President, Products, Oscar Moreno. “For the past seven years, we’ve consistently made investments that provide SAP customers with a shorter time to value and lower cost of ownership, with the goal of setting the standard for seamless integrations. With PROS, our customers turn big data into a competitive selling advantage.”

PROS – Delivering Enhanced Insight, Agility to Customers

PROS customer-first approach to integration provides a practical and prescriptive path, and it offers a proven solution for price and margin management in support of SAP applications. The PROS user-friendly interface allows both corporate users and field sales professionals to adjust prices to reflect market trends, as well as individual customer-specific requirements to maximize sales effectiveness. With PROS solutions, sales decisions can be made based on facts – not assumptions – using recommended floor, target and stretch pricing rather than best guesses. PROS users gain a complete view of their customers’ practices, which provides prescriptive guidance and far greater insight:

  • Provides on-demand pricing from SAP quote and sales order screens
  • Provides sales support when negotiating deals, including modeling the economic attractiveness of a transaction and suggesting for floor, target and stretch prices
  • Provides sales team with guidance to identify high-yield opportunities from their assigned customers, establishing floor, target and stretch prices for each segment
  • Models rebates for profitability assessments and automates rebate agreements creation in SAP ERP Central Component (ECC)

To learn more about PROS, visit the website at http://www.prospricing.com.

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