Chicago, IL and San Mateo, CA - (February 20, 2007) - BigMachines, Inc., the leading provider of on-demand configuration and quoting software, announced today that Bottomline Technologies, recently honored by Global Finance magazine for Best Accounts Payable Services and American Banker as a top 100 financial services technology provider, has selected the BigMachines CPP (Configure, Price, Propose) solution through the Salesforce.com AppExchange. Bottomline will use BigMachines integrated with Salesforce.com to help their sales team manage configurations and generate quotes.
Bottomline supports more than 9,000 customers, including 3,000 that access the company's capabilities through convenient subscription-based services. Serving industries such as financial services, insurance, health care, technology, communications, education, media, manufacturing and government, Bottomline provides products and services to approximately 60 of the Fortune 100 companies and 90 of the FTSE (Financial Times) 100 companies.
"BigMachines' CPP solution met all of our requirements for this project, without the need for any level of customization," said Debbie Hill, Director of Information Services, Bottomline Technologies. "We've been particularly pleased with the solution's flexibility. Flexibility was an important factor in our decision as we needed a product that would allow us to make changes without having to go back to the vendor."
BigMachines CPP will be tightly integrated with Bottomline's Salesforce.com CRM system to provide a single view of customer data, in addition to automatically updating sales forecasts as quotes and orders are created and changed.
Godard Abel, CEO of BigMachines, stated, "We are delighted that Bottomline has selected BigMachines. Their sophisticated payments and invoice automation solutions, combined with continued business momentum, have driven the need for more robust configuration, pricing, and quote management tools to integrate with their CRM system. These needs are a great fit for our capabilities, and we look forward to delivering a fast ROI to Bottomline."
About BigMachines, Inc. and BigMachines AG
BigMachines, Inc. founded in 1999, provides web-based configurator, quoting, and proposal software and services to help companies streamline their selling processes from customer inquiry-to-order. BigMachines Lean Front-End® (LFE) solution digitizes complex selling processes and captures an organization's tribal knowledge to provide online product selection, configuration, quoting, and ordering capabilities for new products and aftermarket parts. BigMachines LFE provides in-depth sales reporting capabilities and easily integrates to existing ERP, CAD, and CRM systems. Please visit www.bigmachines.com for more information.