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PROS to Showcase Price and Margin Management Solutions at Annual SAPPHIRE® NOW

Ease-of-Integration, No Custom Coding Provide Rich Capabilities for SAP Customers

HOUSTON, May 7, 2012 – PROS® (NYSE: PRO), a world leader in pricing and revenue management software, today announced plans to spotlight its pricing and margin management solutions in booth 2926 at the SAPPHIRE® NOW and Americas’ SAP Users’ Group (ASUG) annual conference. Scheduled for May 14-16 at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, Fla., PROS representatives will be on hand to discuss the company’s price and margin management solutions that provide PROS customers with rich, out-of-the-box integration with SAP.

PROS is an SAP software solution partner in the SAP PartnerEdge™ program and a participant in its SAP EcoHub solution marketplace. The PROS Pricing Solution Suite has achieved SAP certification as powered by the SAP NetWeaver® technology platform. PROS offers companies a highly configurable solution that requires no custom coding, which enables business users to rapidly adjust their pricing practices and price points without the need of programmers.

Customers that look to PROS for its leading price and margin management solutions come from a broad range of vertical industries in the manufacturing, distribution and services industries: chemicals; petroleum; oil and gas; high-tech; IT services; medical devices; service parts; heavy equipment; paper and packaging; and building products.

“More than half of our B2B customers run SAP, which means SAP ERP and CRM integration is a high priority for PROS,” said PROS Senior Vice President, Products, Oscar Moreno. “For the past seven years, we’ve made significant investments in our SAP partnership, knowing our global customer base relies on us for the most complete and seamless integration to support their businesses. We’ve earned certifications for NetWeaver 7.3, which underscores our strategy to provide customers with SAP’s most current platform.”

“Our customers operate in today’s ultra-competitive global economy, balancing a range of business challenges, including raw materials volatility and currency fluctuations,” said PROS Chief Marketing Officer Tim Girgenti. “PROS enables customers to increase the return on their SAP investments, and sales teams to gain actionable customer insights during negotiations. Armed with this increased business agility, companies drive improved results and outperform in their markets.”

PROS – Delivering Enhanced Insight, Agility to Customers 
The 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 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 profitability and margins. Through this solution, sales decisions are 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. PROS solutions offer the following:

  • Determining individual customer profitability and suggested pricing
  • Setting optimal book or channel prices
  • Deriving prices through proven strategies that an end-user can build and maintain themselves
  • Scientifically segmenting the customer base, establishing floor, target and stretch prices for each segment
  • Providing sales support when negotiating new business, such as modeling the economic attractiveness of a deal and suggesting pricing for floor, target and stretch prices
  • Performing an impact analysis or scenario modeling of book, channel or customer-specific pricing actions

To schedule a meeting during the SAPPHIRE NOW conference, please contact a PROS representative at either 713.335.5277 or toll-free at 855.846.0641.

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