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Press Release

PROS Executives to Present at 2017 Microsoft Ignite and Envision Conferences

HOUSTON, September 25, 2017 – PROS® (NYSE: PRO), a cloud software company powering the shift to modern commerce, today announced that three members of its executive team will present at the 2017 Microsoft Ignite and Envision conferences, scheduled for Sept. 25-29 in Orlando, Fla.

PROS is a platinum and gold sponsor of Microsoft Envision and Microsoft Ignite, respectively. At the conferences, PROS will demonstrate its seamless integration with Microsoft Dynamics 365 and provide insights into its cloud solutions on the Microsoft Azure platform.

PROS will take the stage in three sessions:

  • PROS Senior Vice President, Communications, Tim Girgenti will deliver a presentation at Microsoft Envision on Tuesday, Sept. 25, at 9:45 a.m. titled “Accelerate Your Journey to Modern Commerce.” To fully implement modern commerce, dynamic pricing science is one of the most strategic competitive weapons in digital transformation. Girgenti will present examples of how dynamic pricing science and opportunity detection have advanced businesses along the modern commerce journey to meet their customers’ needs.
  • Dewey Forrester, PROS Vice President of Global Alliances and Business Development, and Peter Boit, Icertis Executive Vice President, Business Development and Operations, will join Microsoft Corporate Vice President for One Commercial Partner (OCP) Ron Huddleston and Toni Townes-Whitley, Microsoft Corporate Vice President for Industry, on stage at the conference on Wednesday, Sept. 27, at 11:00 a.m. Their discussion – “Enable Your Digital Transformation Through the Power of Partnerships” – will uncover the possibilities for how companies can apply technology, including SaaS solutions on Azure, to meet their digital transformation goals. They will discuss how working with partners helps uncover and prioritize requirements, with the right technology expertise and capabilities aligned by industry.
  • In his presentation – “Sell More to Your Customers Using Data Science” – at Microsoft Ignite on Wednesday, Sept. 27, at 12:35 p.m., Kurt Springman, PROS Managing Director, Microsoft Global Alliance, will walk attendees through the eight principles of modern commerce and digital transformation. He will illustrate how customers are experiencing reduced quota-cycle times with PROS software that is designed to help customers achieve gross margin gains. He will also highlight how customers are using Azure-based analytics to help increase sales opportunities.

PROS will also showcase its latest Smart CPQ innovations using augmented reality through the HTC VIVE™, which features an advanced look at PROS Opportunity Detection, the newest SaaS solution in its SellingPRO portfolio. Using machine learning algorithms, Opportunity Detection mines transaction data for patterns in customer buying histories to identify inconsistent purchasing behavior, declining purchasing patterns and cross-sell gaps in product purchasing compared with similar customers.

“PROS and Microsoft sales teams are highly aligned in driving Azure-based solutions for customers, and our teams’ ability to co-sell very effectively across a number of vertical industries is a large part of what separates us from the pack,” said Chris Jones, PROS Senior Vice President of Sales. “With our Microsoft Dynamics 365 integration and Azure cloud capabilities, we continue to deliver innovations that enable our customers to navigate today’s rapidly changing business climate.”

“Microsoft Ignite and Envision enable the top minds in business to address and advance the next-generation of technologies that deliver smarter, more informed business transactions and engagements,” said Hayden Stafford, Vice President, Microsoft Dynamics 365 Worldwide Enterprise Sales at Microsoft Corp. “PROS integration on Microsoft Dynamics CRM 365 and its commitment to Microsoft Azure-based solutions expands the marketplace, delivers tremendous value, and helps further our mission of helping people achieve more.”

In July, PROS won the 2017 Microsoft U.S. EPG Partner of the Year, ISV – Business Applications Award. Microsoft recognized PROS as its top U.S. partner based on the company’s outstanding field service, innovation, and implementation of customer solutions running on Microsoft Azure and Dynamics 365. In June, PROS also received the 2017 Microsoft Alliance Global Commercial ISV Partner of the Year Award, which recognized the company for excellence in innovation and implementation of customer solutions based on Microsoft technology.

To learn more about PROS, visit www.pros.com or 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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James Garber
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