HOUSTON, July 9, 2013 — PROS® (NYSE: PRO), a big data software company, today announced it has won the 2013 Microsoft Application Development Partner of the Year Award. The company was honored among a global field of top Microsoft partners for demonstrating excellence in innovation and implementation of customer solutions based on Microsoft technology.
The Application Developer Partner of the Year Award recognizes exceptional innovation from a partner that has delivered commercial or custom-developed solutions during the past year, whether it is a business application, advanced web portals and/or web-based applications or rich client-user interfaces that run on premise or in the cloud.
“We are honored to be recognized as the Microsoft Application Development Partner of the Year, and I accept this recognition on behalf of our entire team,” said PROS President and CEO Andres Reiner. “Microsoft has been a strategic resource to our company as we’ve worked together to help customers drive sales growth. One of the hallmarks of our six-year collaboration has been our shared vision of bringing big data applications to customers that uncover insights about their client’s buying patterns and create transformational selling advantages that help them outperform. We appreciate the support and confidence of Microsoft, and look forward to a continued strong relationship.”
“Microsoft is pleased to recognize PROS as the Application Development Partner of the Year,” said Eron Kelly, General Manager, Product Marketing, SQL Server. “Using SQL Server, Office, SharePoint and Dynamics CRM, PROS solutions are designed to deliver business critical information in a familiar way and in real time. The goal is to provide strong ROI for its customers.”
Awards were presented in multiple categories, with winners chosen from a set of more than 3,000 entrants from 106 countries worldwide. PROS was recognized for providing outstanding solutions and services in application development.
The Microsoft Partner of the Year Awards recognize Microsoft partners that have developed and delivered exceptional Microsoft-based solutions during the past year.
PROS Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: PRO) is a big data software company that helps customers outperform in their markets by using big data to sell more effectively. We apply 27 years of data science experience to unlock buying patterns and preferences within transaction data to reveal which opportunities are most likely to close, which offers are most likely to sell and which prices are most likely to win. PROS offers big data solutions to optimize sales, pricing, quoting, rebates and revenue management across more than 30 industries. PROS has completed over 600 implementations of its solutions in more than 50 countries. The PROS team comprises more than 700 people around the world. To learn more, visit www.pros.com.
This press release contains forward-looking statements, including statements about the functionality and benefits of big data software for pricing and sales effectiveness 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 big data software and its current expectations of the benefits of 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 big data software for pricing and sales effectiveness 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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