August 8 by Robert Gonzales
August 08, 2013 – Apttus, the category-defining Quote-to-Cash solution provider, today announced it will host its Accelerate conference, September 9th-10th, 2013, in San Francisco at the Clift Hotel. Apttus Accelerate brings together professionals in sales, legal, finance and operations for the premier industry event dedicated to customer success and product innovation in quote-to-cash solutions including configure price quote, contract management, renewals and revenue management.
Apttus Accelerate offers enterprise business professionals the opportunity to meet with industry leaders, experts and peers to learn how to increase sales effectiveness, drive revenues and reduce costs for companies through automation and optimization of the complete end-to-end quote-to-cash process. Attendees will also learn how to increase user adoption of enterprise software and collaboration tools using Apttus’ patent pending X-Author solutions. Additionally, industry experts and Apttus partners will offer insights on related solutions and strategies for sales compensation management, CRM Sales applications and cloud computing.
“Accelerate will bring together professionals from a community of more than 500,000 Apttus users to both increase success today and provide the vision for future advancements,” said Kirk Krappe, CEO of Apttus, “this year we are proud to feature an agenda with several prominent industry and analyst speakers, outstanding success results from Apttus customers as well as innovative new technologies and solutions from the Apttus development team.”
Highlights of this year’s event include keynotes from CRM solutions expert William Band, vice president, principal analyst at Forrester Research Inc. and cloud solutions expert Saideep Raj, global managing director, SaaS, at Accenture. Captain Jerry Linenger, retired NASA astronaut, and Jonny Moseley, Olympic gold medal skier, will each deliver informative and inspirational presentations on accelerating success based on their unique experiences in overcoming adversity and achieving outstanding results. Sessions include presentations from customers at companies BMC, Ceridian, Global Foundries, Hewlett-Packard, Motorola and NetApp on real-world examples of quote-to-cash automation success. Also available will be hands-on training sessions designed to increase success and deliver results for both new and advanced users.
Accelerate will be held in San Francisco during the exciting and prestigious America’s Cup races featuring the world’s fastest sailboats and preeminent sailing teams. Helping celebrate success in quote-to-cash automation for Apttus customers will be special America’s Cup race viewing activities and entertainment.
Apttus Quote-to-Cash solutions drive the vital business process between the buyer’s interest in a purchase and the realization of revenue. With Apttus, companies can increase sales effectiveness while maximizing visibility and control of the complete Quote-to-Cash process including configure price quote (CPQ), contract management, renewals and revenue management. Unlike siloed CPQ systems that require extensive integration between multiple systems, Apttus provides the only fully integrated Quote-to-Cash solution built 100% native on Force.com.
Apttus delivers category-defining software that drives the vital business process between the buyer’s interest in a purchase and the realization of revenue. Delivered on the industry’s most advanced cloud infrastructure, the Salesforce1 Platform, Apttus’ Quote-to-Cash solutions increase sales and maximize visibility and control. Applications include Configure-Price-Quote (CPQ), Proposal Management, Contract Management and Revenue Management. With more than 300 enterprise customers and 450,000+ users worldwide, Apttus is the industry’s fastest-growing provider of Quote-to-Cash solutions. Additionally, Apttus’ patent pending X-Author technology enables Microsoft Office to be a user-interface with full interaction and control between Salesforce and Microsoft Office. Apttus is based in San Mateo, California, with additional offices in London, UK and Ahmedabad, India. For more information visit: apttus.com.
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This news release contains forward-looking statements that reflect the Company’s expectations with regard to future events. Actual events and speakers could differ from those anticipated in this document.