CHICAGO, IL, Jan 31, 2013 (MARKETWIRE via COMTEX) --
BigMachines, Inc., the leader in product configuration, pricing and
quoting, proposal generation and B2B ecommerce, announced today that
StepStone selected BigMachines to provide on-demand software to
streamline quote to cash processes within its sales environment.
With over 24.9 million visits and more than 290,000 jobs per month,
StepStone is one of the most successful online job board businesses
in Europe today. StepStone, including TotalJobs in the United
Kingdom, operates some of the strongest online job portals, with over
900 people in nine countries. Their customers range from small local
businesses to big global corporations throughout all industry
sectors. More than 43,000 renowned companies use the StepStone Job
Boards for the recruitment of qualified specialists and executive
BigMachines is providing a cloud-based CPQ solution to enable
extended sales teams to easily configure and price communications
solutions, generate proposals, contracts, and other sales documents
and automatically route approvals through the organization.
"We chose BigMachines over other CPQ solutions because of their
professionalism and their approach. They really got to understand our
business, and everyone we met and talked to from BigMachines clearly
understood what our business issues were and how they were going to
solve them," said Jan Heiremans, COO, StepStone. "It made us
confident that BigMachines could handle everything they said they
could, and would provide the best solution for us."
"When you sell Media Services, you're really selling the intellectual
capital embodied by your employees," said Tom Padgett, SVP WW Sales &
Alliances, BigMachines. "BigMachines streamlines the sales process
and cuts StepStone's time to quote, so their staff can spend more
time selling and building relationships."
BigMachines provides an enterprise-strength, cloud-based CPQ
solution, enabling StepStone's sales teams and channels to easily
access BigMachines from anywhere in the world and merge approvals and
sales processes efficiently.
The Media Sales and Services Industry requires expedited delivery of
all product and contract documentation, accurately reflecting the
products and services delivered. Streamlining the sales process and
eliminating non-value added activities -- manual data entry & order
processing, sales forecasting via spreadsheets, manual editing of
contracts, SOWs, and license agreements -- can make a dramatic
improvement on your bottom line.
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BigMachines, the global leader in Configuration,
Pricing, and Quoting solutions, focuses on Results and Customer
Success by enabling businesses to quickly configure products and
services, create 100% accurate sales quotes, proposals and contracts,
and integrate with CRM, ERP and other business systems. Whether a
company sells silicon chips or potato chips, sells direct, through
reseller channels, or online to customers, BigMachines showcases the
latest SaaS CPQ innovation and solutions to improve business
processes. For more information, visit www.bigmachines.com.