Aptean Recognized by Gartner for Its Pivotal CRM Solution in the "Niche Players" Quadrant for Sales Force Automation

August 22, 2017

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Alpharetta, GA, August 22, 2017 – Aptean, a leading global provider of mission critical enterprise software solutions to more than 7,000 customers, today announced Aptean has been positioned by Gartner, Inc. for its Pivotal CRM solution in the “niche players” quadrant of the Magic Quadrant for Sales Force Automation (SFA).

SFA applications automate the sales activities, processes and administrative responsibilities for an organization's sales professionals. Gartner defines SFA as a “foundational technology that provides core sales execution capabilities: account, contact and opportunity management, sales forecasting, reports and dashboards, and mobile applications.” Gartner, Inc. 2017 Magic Quadrant for Sales Force Automation, Tad Travis, Ilona Hansen, Julian Poulter, July 13, 2017

“We believe Aptean’s improved positioning this year in the niche players quadrant positively reflects our commitment to provide industry-focused solutions built on a flexible and customizable platform,” said Michelle Fischer, Aptean General Manager, CRM Solutions. “We also see Aptean achieving its highest placement for our ability to execute in the niche players quadrant as validating our investments in the end-user experience and options for configuration and customization.”

“Gartner continues to see product innovation from SFA vendors in relation to opportunity predictive analytics, business modeling functionality and vertical-specific functionality.” Gartner, Inc. 2017 Magic Quadrant for Sales Force Automation, Tad Travis, Ilona Hansen, Julian Poulter, July 13, 2017

“Aptean is unique in the SFA vendor landscape with its vertical-specific functionality, enhanced by a flexible platform. The solution is powerful and easily configurable so that customers can build applications to specifically meet their business needs, as well as adapt to any changes in their business processes,” said Fischer. “We are excited to meet the future needs of our customers and further enhance our market position as we integrate new capabilities into our CRM platform.”

If you would like more information about Aptean Pivotal CRM, please contact your Account Manager or Aptean at info@aptean.com.

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About Aptean

Aptean provides very specific industries with very specific ERP, supply chain management and customer experience solutions. In today’s fast-paced, highly competitive economy, organizations don’t have time to waste forcing homegrown software, spreadsheets and one-size-fits-all solutions to do things they were never designed to do. That’s why over 7,000 highly specialized organizations in more than 20 industries and 74 countries rely on Aptean to streamline their everyday operations. To learn how Aptean can help your organization stay at the forefront of your industry, visit www.aptean.com.

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