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Webcom, Inc. Announces New Release of WebSource CPQ
(Configuration, Pricing, Quotation & Proposal) V7.0

Enhancements to WebSource CPQ Demonstrate Continued
Leadership in End-User Functionality and Administrative Ease of Use

Milwaukee, Wisconsin, March 31, 2009 – Webcom, Inc., the leader in simplified quote-to-order enablement for the selling of complex products and services, announced today the availability of version 7.0 of its market leading WebSource CPQ (Configuration, Pricing, Quotation & Proposal) solution. The new release continues to demonstrate the leadership Webcom brings to the market in terms of both end-user capabilities and administration ease of use, set-up and ongoing maintenance.

“Our never-ending goal is to drive value for our customers with the fastest to implement, easiest-to-use, and easiest-to-maintain quoting tools on the market. This release continues to move us closer to that goal for the benefit of our current and future customers,” said Aleks Ivanovic, CEO and founder of Webcom, Inc.

Based on client feedback, requests and implementation work done with our CRM partners, WebSource CPQ V7.0 provides significant new user and administrative enhancements. The new user and administrative enhancements are focused in areas that include ease of use, click minimization, enhanced order management and complex promotional programs:

  • Special pricing and promotions simplifying the application of complex promotions
  • Document generation improvements
  • Enhanced multilingual data
  • Partial orders addressing the needs of master/blanket quotes and partial orders/deliveries
  • Advanced offline synchronization triggering workflow actions for CRM integration
  • Further B2C ease of use in regards to catalog navigation, quantity inputs and bulk validation
  • Enhanced notifications including XLS file attachments
  • Product Aliases having effectivity dates

“We continue to get value from WebSource CPQ and are keen to use more of the business-to-consumer (B2C) ease of use features that Webcom continues to bring to the business-to-business (B2B) world, making it easier and easier to quickly put quotes together,” stated Greg Robinson, M.S., National Sales Manager for Gilson, Inc.

WebSource CPQ is designed to help drive increased revenues and margins, increased customer satisfaction, reduced costs and improved productivity. Requiring nothing more than a web browser, WebSource CPQ allows sales people, channel partners and consumers to easily and skillfully configure, price, quote and propose products/services.

“With a keen eye and ear to the market, work in the fast-moving consumer goods environment (FMCG) has driven several enhancements that can be leveraged across a number of industries, including the enablement of complex promotional programs in a simplified way and continued expansion of order management to include the concept of master quotes and partial orders,” stated Chris Lesar, Executive Vice President of Webcom.

About Webcom, Inc
Webcom, Inc. provides software solutions that simplify the complex and helps you attain your business goals. Obtain more business by simplifying the quote-to-order process for the selling of complex products and services. Requiring only a browser, WebSource CPQ allows customers to configure, price, quote and propose their offerings across multiple sales and distribution channels, anytime, anywhere. WebSource CPQ addresses the guided selling, proposal generation and multi-level channel management tasks associated with sales configurators, as well as handling the traditional bill of material, routing and diagram generation tasks frequently associated with product configurators. Retain your customers by simplifying case management with CallidusCloud WorkFlow: you’ve always had the responsibility, now you have the ability to respond. The solutions help drive increased revenues and margins, increased customer satisfaction, reduced costs and improved productivity. Companies utilizing Webcom’s products and services include Rockwell Automation, NEC Europe, Corning Cable Systems, Easynet (a BskyB company), Grayhill and Broan-NuTone. Founded in 1997, Webcom is a privately held corporation headquartered in Milwaukee, Wisconsin with offices in the USA and Europe. For more information, visit Webcom at http://www.webcominc.com or call 414-273-4442 (toll free 877-508-6323).


Media Contact:
    Webcom, Inc.
    Chris Lesar
    (262) 617-8231
    clesar@webcominc.com