Zilliant provides the best pricing at the right time to Salesforce CRM users
Austin, TX (PRWEB) January 12, 2009
Zilliant, a leading provider of price optimization and management software to manufacturers, distributors, and high-tech companies, today announced the availability of Zilliant Precision Pricing Suite (ZPPS) on the Force.com AppExchange from salesforce.com. ZPPS increases companies’ operating profits by supplying optimized prices for every item on every sales transaction. ZPPS price recommendations are intuitive and easy for Salesforce CRM users to understand and act upon.
Optimized pricing guidance integrated within Salesforce CRM enables salespeople to confidently negotiate and close more profitable deals. Built using the Force.com platform, Zilliant Precision Pricing Suite is immediately available for test drive and deployment on the Force.com AppExchange at http://www.salesforce.com/appexchange/.
“Zilliant provides the best pricing at the right time to Salesforce CRM users,” said Greg Peters, CEO of Zilliant. “Our joint customers are able to quickly realize measurable financial lift from Zilliant’s pricing science, without disrupting current processes. Using the integrated solution, one of our Fortune 500 manufacturing customers was able to provide its national sales team with optimized prices for thousands of products in six weeks, boosting profits 10% almost immediately.”
“The integrated Zilliant pricing solution with Salesforce CRM enables B2B companies to supply sales teams with clear and actionable pricing guidance,” said Clarence So, Chief Marketing Officer, salesforce.com. “Thousands of customers have installed applications from Force.com AppExchange because partners like Zilliant offer innovative tools to expand the capabilities of Salesforce CRM.”
About the Force.com Platform and AppExchange:
Force.com is the only proven enterprise platform for building and running business applications in the cloud. The Force.com platform powers the Salesforce CRM applications, more than 800 ISV partner applications like those from CODA and Fujitsu, and more than 85,000 custom applications used by salesforce.com’s 51,800 customers such as Japan Post, Kaiser Permanente, KONE and Sprint Nextel.
Force.com is the fastest platform for building and deploying complex business applications. Unlike a stack of disparate client/server hardware and software products, Force.com unifies the development and deployment model from the database to the device, allowing developers to easily assemble applications with clicks, components and code, and then instantly deploy them on salesforce.com’s trusted global infrastructure. Customers and partners are using Force.com to build all kinds of business applications from supply chain management to compliance tracking, brand management, accounts receivable, claims processing applications and much more.
Applications built on the Force.com platform can be easily distributed to the entire cloud computing community through the Force.com AppExchange marketplace at http://www.salesforce.com/appexchange/.
Zilliant is the leading provider of price optimization and price management applications for manufacturing, distribution, high-tech, and industrial service companies. Zilliant Precision Pricing Suite (ZPPS) uses existing transactional data to improve decisions across all facets of price analysis, setting and execution. ZPPS applications combine powerful price segmentation and optimization science with easy-to-use business applications to help companies achieve the best pricing possible on every deal, increasing profits by tens of millions of dollars. Headquartered in Austin, Texas, Zilliant is a privately held company. Investors include Austin Ventures, Cardinal Ventures, JP Morgan Partners, and Trellis Partners. For more information contact Zilliant at 877.893.1085 or visit http://www.zilliant.com.
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