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Press Release

PROS to Spotlight Customer Success, Smart Applications at Dreamforce 2015

HOUSTON, Sept. 15, 2015 – PROS® (NYSE: PRO), a big data software company, today announced it will co-present with customers at Dreamforce 2015 to showcase its smart applications for pricing and selling built on the Salesforce1 platform. PROS cloud-based smart applications with predictive and prescriptive analytics provide Salesforce CRM customers with guidance to help supercharge revenue and profits.

“PROS is redefining selling with our next-generation smart applications for the Salesforce community,” said PROS Chief Operating Officer Blair Crump. “The combination of pricing and selling solutions with predictive and prescriptive analytics provides PROS customers with a strategic business advantage that extends the value of their Salesforce CRM investments. Together with our customers, we’ll share compelling stories of how PROS enables companies to outperform.”

PROS smart applications – including solutions for configure-price-quote (CPQ), eCommerce, Deal Desk and Pricing – combine automation, analytics and intelligence.

PROS customers ERT, Fonterra, HP and Siemens Building Technologies will share insights and best practices on how combining PROS with Salesforce helps drive improved business performance.

  • HP uses data-driven pricing guidance to help its sales organization sell smarter with accelerated quote turn-around times and improved deal velocity. In a session with Accenture and PROS on Thursday, Sept. 17, at 2:00 p.m., titled “HP: Selling Smarter on Salesforce to Accelerate Deals and Boost Margins,” HP will share how it increased margins 200+ basis points and dramatically reduced quote response times by 25 percent by delivering dynamic pricing recommendations directly into Salesforce.
  • In a session on Thursday, Sept. 17, at 11:30 a.m., titled “Selling Smarter in Manufacturing with CPQ,” Accenture, Salesforce and PROS showcase how using PROS Smart CPQ seamlessly with Salesforce accelerates sales, streamlines the opportunity-to-revenue process and improves customer experience.
  • ERT, Fonterra and Siemens Building Technologies use PROS smart applications as a lever to deliver transformational business results. In a panel on Tuesday, Sept. 15, at 1:30 p.m., titled “Smart Up! Using Smart Apps on Salesforce to Power Business and Career Growth,” ERT will showcase how guided selling helps reps sell smarter and more efficiently; Fonterra will discuss optimizing production and sales, delivered through PROS Smart CPQ on Salesforce CRM; and Siemens Building Technologies will illustrate how PROS CPQ enables sales representatives to quickly and accurately deliver competitive quotes.
  • PROS will also join Accenture, Newmarket and Salesforce for a travel and hospitality panel on Wednesday, Sept. 16, at 4:00 p.m. Titled “Emerging Industry: Travel and Hospitality for Customers,” the companies will discuss how technology impacts travelers, and technology and service providers.
  • At PROS booth, the company will also distribute a limited number of complimentary copies of the new book, “CPQ For Dummies”®, a PROS Special Edition published by Wiley. The comprehensive guide defines CPQ, highlights its benefits and shares consideration criteria for selecting a CPQ solution. To reserve a copy of the book at Dreamforce, visit this website.

The Dreamforce conference will be held in San Francisco from Sept. 15-18.

At booth N1509 in the Cloud Expo at the Moscone Center, PROS, a platinum sponsor, will showcase how market leaders use its smart applications and Salesforce to drive profit and revenue. To learn more about these sessions and PROS activities at Dreamforce, visit the website at www.pros.com/dreamforce

To learn more about PROS, visit the website at www.pros.com or follow PROS on Twitter at @PROS_Inc

About PROS

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 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 cloud solutions to optimize sales, pricing, quoting, rebates and revenue management across more than 40 industries. PROS has completed over 800 implementations of its solutions in more than 55 countries. The PROS team comprises more than 1,000 professionals around the world. To learn more, visit www.pros.com.

Forward-looking Statements

This press release contains forward-looking statements, including statements about the functionality and benefits of pricing, selling and big data 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 pricing, selling and big data software and its current expectations of the benefits of pricing, selling and 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, selling and big data 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 pricing, selling and big data 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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Media Contacts:
Sheila Watson
swatson@pros.com
713.335.5287

James Garber
pros@marchcomms.com
617-960-9875

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