Our thousands of users have been asking for an expanded DesignXpert KnowledgeBase of vendors whose products are complementary to Cisco Systems and we are pleased to deliver with the release of the Gold Edition
SANTA CLARA, CA (Vocus) June 1, 2010
Netformx, the global leader in design and proposal generation platforms for service providers, systems integrators and manufacturers, today announced several new and enhanced offerings to continue streamlining the opportunity to cash process with their award winning solutions. Netformx is the acknowledged leader in intelligent network design platforms delivering data-driven, rules-based design, quoting and proposal generation solutions validated against the world’s most extensive multi-vendor KnowledgeBase™.
Netformx is releasing their new DesignXpert Gold Edition offering for Cisco Partners to accelerate their pre-sales response with faster and more accurate proposals where they extend their offering to include Cisco Compatible solutions from Cisco partners. The new edition includes a number of complimentary partner libraries which will continue to grow over time. The offering is now available with the release of DesignXpert 12.3 also releasing today.
The DesignXpert Gold Edition provides additional features beyond Netformx’ current Silver Edition offering. Silver Edition Users also have the opportunity to upgrade to experience these additional benefits:
1) Access to Cisco Compatible vendor equipment libraries (Cisco Library + other complementary partners which currently include: APC, Belden, Terrawave and Tripplite. Additional partner libraries will be added, with Plantronics available soon).
2) Ability to access Netformx Collaboration Apps, such as: a) Netformx CRM Integrations, beginning with salesforce.com available by month’s end and other CRM offerings forthcoming, and b) SharePoint integration forthcoming.
3) Ability to export XML files for custom content support.
“Our thousands of users have been asking for an expanded DesignXpert KnowledgeBase of vendors whose products are complementary to Cisco Systems and we are pleased to deliver with the release of the Gold Edition” stated Michael Lakin, Vice President of Global Premier Accounts at Netformx. “Our customers are very excited about the productivity improvements which will be achieved through these seamless integrations; and the ability for the new Gold Edition to provide XML file output for customer integration requirements.”
The DesignXpert 12.3 release provides additional enhancements for discovery, design & configuration, and the graphical user interface in addition to the ability to use the Gold Edition providing access to the new Collaboration Apps that will be available shortly.
Also released is the new Netformx Updater 12.0. This is an un-intrusive service which keeps Netformx software and KnowledgeBase up to date assuring current content and functionality. The value of the Netformx subscription service is in the KnowledgeBaseTM of over 2 million rules and 200,000 vendor devices that are updated on a weekly basis. This smarter, faster and friendlier Updater will provide a service that has:
o Faster Download Speeds
o Immediate Download upon Availability
o Improved Performance
o Improved user experience
“As part of the Netformx roadmap it is important for us to offer integrations between DesignXpert and our customers’ business systems. For DesignXpert 12.3, including the ability to associate ITC solution designs with customer and opportunity records in a CRM sytem is a critical component of this roadmap initiative” stated Yiftah Porat, Chief Technology Officer for Netformx.
Netformx automates the end-to-end process of designing networks and enables collaborative workflows within and across organizations. Service providers, systems integrators and manufacturers worldwide use the company’s award-winning solutions to transform enterprise customer requirements into deployable network solutions.
Today, at least 25,000 networking design and sales professionals at AT&T, Bell Canada, Sprint, Verizon, Mountain West Telecom, CenturyLink, HP Network Solution Group, Orange Business, Swisscom, Dimension Data, Belgacom and many others use Netformx’s products. The company’s equipment vendor partners include Cisco, Juniper, Avaya, Nortel, TrippLite, Adtran, APC, Belden and TerraWave Solutions, among others.
Founded in 1994, Netformx is a privately held company headquartered in California’s Silicon Valley, and it maintains an R&D facility in Tel Aviv, Israel. More information can be found at http://www.netformx.com.
Netformx® and Netformx DesignXpert® are registered trademarks of Netformx, Inc. in the United States and in other countries.
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