June 3, 2011 by Robert Gonzales

This section features older news and events items from 2012 and 2010. For information on archived announcements earlier than 2010, please email info@apttus.com.


Apttus to Manage Complete Contract Lifecycle for Over 100,000 Agreements for Global Financial Services Firm
The group is responsible for travel arrangements for a large number of corporate customers worldwide. This global implementation, will initially manage tens of thousands of existing contracts with several thousand additional contracts added annually on an ongoing basis.

One of Europe’s Largest Mobile and Telecommunications Provider Signs Multi-Year CPQ (Configure, Price, Quote) Contract with Apttus for the Consumer and Commercial Unit Agreement Expands Apttus’ Presence in Telecom Industry
Telecom provider to use Apttus Quoting and Customer Quoting portal to allow their customers to self-service orders from their online Service Center. Application to provide a single quote view of the ordering experience whether direct or on the commercial website.

Apttus Signs Top 4 Global High-Tech Provider. First Phase to Include Contract Management for Over 31,000 Users
The second deployment phase of contract management is to include every employee inside the company for a total of 100,000 users. This program is part of the key initiatives of the CEO to simplify and make the global enterprise practices of the company easier for the contracting process for all corporate commitments.

Apttus Expands Management Team with Addition of Industry Expert and Veteran, Gordon Loudon as Senior Vice President of Professional Service
Gordon is responsible for Apttus’ global professional and education services. With extensive experience in delivering world class services, support, and education to customers globally, Gordon’s proven expertise has resulted in significant customer success and high customer renewal rates.

Apttus Expands EMEA Presence with the Addition of Paul Averill, the New Vice President and General Manager EMEA
Paul Averill joins Apttus as the leader of Apttus EMEA. Most recently Paul introduced and expanded Zuora in EMEA. Paul has extensive experience with sales and business development having managed large organizations at Oracle and EMC as well as having introduced a number of other software organizations into EMEA.

Apttus Supports its Explosive Growth with Unprecedented Hiring
All business functions within the company experience significant acceleration in support of Apttus’ expanding customer base. Apttus added more than 50 new employees in the US and Europe. Additionally Apttus has tripled it’s Indian operations to accommodate the company growth.

Apttus Signs 30 Customer Contracts in Q2, Including 5 Fortune 500 Organizations
Apttus experiences another strong quarter projecting it into leadership in both contract lifecycle management and quoting in the Quote to Cash market. Apttus’ latest customers include a global oil and gas company, a global medical device manufacturer, a US nationwide healthcare delivery company, and one of the world’s largest infrastructure providers to technology organizations.

Apttus Announces Apttus X-Author for Chatter. Solution Delivers Dynamic Interaction Between Microsoft Office, Chatter and salesforce.com
Apttus’ patent pending technology allows for custom ribbons embedded in MS Office documents to enable intelligent interaction with Structured Data Systems. The technology allows for all activity in an MS Office document to be shared and fully recorded inside any structured database application.

Apttus Ends 2011 with Another Year of Record Growth. Q4 Shows Substantial Increase in Both Configure Price Quote (CPQ) and Contract Management
Growth attributed to rapid adoption of Apttus Quote To Cash offering which includes Configure Price Quote (CPQ) and Contract Management. Apttus customer base expands across all industries for both xisting Salesforce customers and non Salesforce customers.

Global Systems Software Provider Selects Apttus for Global Rollout of the Configure Price Quote Process
Apttus is selected due to a faster time to value and rich feature set, as well as ease of use and implementation. Apttus Configure Price Quote (CPQ) solution has become the de facto solution for high tech and software providers due to the ability to handle complex quoting scenarios required by the industry.


Apttus Announces Launch of New Mobile App on salesforce.com’s AppExchange Mobile
Apttus (CPQ) Configure Price Quote on iPad is among the first apps to leverage AppExchange Mobile, tapping into the power of the proven Force.com platform, salesforce.com’s social enterprise platform for employee social apps. With instant access from the iPad, users can configure, price, and quote any product or service in front of customers — on-site, in the field and on the move.

Global Talent Management Provider Taleo Chooses Apttus for Quote to Cash
Solution automates both Configure Price Quote and Contract Management in the Salesforce Cloud. Taleo gains speed, visibility and control over entire process from quoting a prospect, engaging and negotiating an agreement and sales compliance.

Apttus Sponsors Cloudforce 2011 in New York
Event highlights what’s next for The Social Enterprise and the revolution that’s transforming the ways companies interact with their customers and employees. Meet Apttus there Nov.30 at Javits Convention Center NYC, NY USA.

Apttus Moves into New 22,000 sq. ft offices to Accommodate Expansion of Staff and Rapid Growth
New offices include training facilitates, configuration war rooms and rapid project development cell clusters. Apttus will continue to occupy its previous facility as well.

Apttus Signs a Global Technology Company for 8,000 users of Configure Price Quote Applications
The application will be first of Apttus’ Quote to Cash suite that will complete the customers Enterprise Lead to Order initiative. Users are based globally and constitute direct sales as well as channel and partners accessing through a portal for self service.

Apttus Adds Four Fortune 500 Customers
They include one of the largest healthcare providers, a construction supply organization, an integrated oil and gas supplier and a global services organization.

Apttus Swaps Out Another Contract Management Software Supplier
The recent Apttus transactions brings the total number of competitor replacements to fourteen. Customers site the depth of domain expertise and functionality of applications as well as the advantages of being native to Salesforce as reasons for making the switch to Apttus.

Apttus Closes Q2 with Another Record Quarter.
Closing over 30 contracts with global companies and adding over 20,000 users the company continues to expand. Q2 represents several quarters of increasing revenues.

Apttus Signs Up Another Global Software Organization
Recent acquisition makes its roster 4 of the top 9 global software companies. The entire sales organization as well as legal and finance will use the applications.

Markets Only Configure – Quote – Contract solution Fuels Apttus’ Growth
Apttus’ extraordinary growth is being fueled by the markets only Configure – Quote – Contract solution available today. This solution allows for an entire, end to end, sales management process to be enabled from an integrated application suite.

Apttus Adds Four Fortune 500 customers in the First Two Months of New Year
New customers for 2011 include one of the largest healthcare providers, a construction supply organization, an integrated oil and gas supplier and a global services organization.


Apttus Achieves The Largest Q4 In Its Existence
Most recent quarter is more than double of any previous quarter. Adding 5 Global organizations and many mid market companies, Apttus has become the defacto leader.

Apttus Cited as Best Practice in Salesforce.com Book “Reach for the Clouds”
Apttus is centrally featured in salesforce.com’s latest book “Reach for the Clouds”. Specifically Apttus is cited as a best practice for customer success and for the customer acquisition process.

Apttus Customers Span Wide Breadth of Industries
Apttus again signs many new customers in various industries and countries including Holland, South Africa and the US. Customers span the semiconductor, services, technology, education, telecommunication and financial services industries.

Apttus Customer Delta Airlines Featured in Aberdeen Report “Optimizing Lead To Win
Leading IT analyst, Aberdeen Group, features Delta Airlines, an Apttus long term customer, in their latest report, Optimizing Lead to Win. The report is focused on sales efficiency and shrinking sales cycles and depicts how Delta has dramatically improved their sales contracting cycle.

Apttus Adds New Customers in Several Growth Industries
Apttus sees further high growth, adding new customers in many industries including a high profile biotechnology company, a leading healthcare information provider, a financial services organization, another telecommunication network provider and many more.

Apttus Signs up a Global Technology and Telecommunication Handset Provider
Deal results in second time Apttus has swapped out the the same competitor for the second time.