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Salesforce CPQ or Apttus: There is a difference worth exploring

May 4, 2020 | Admin, Implementation Services, Latest News, Salesforce CPQ

What makes Salesforce CPQ the right choice for you? 

To answer that, we need to take a step back and start with what made ‘Salesforce’ the right choice for you. Sure, it’s been named the leader in the Gartner Sales Force Automation magic quadrant for 13 consecutive years. For a moment though, put its core platform capabilities and vision aside. 

If you were to put together a list of what else makes Salesforce great, the chances are that list would include the following:

    • Comprehensive knowledge base and support community
    • Steady and governed release cycles
    • Clear and communicated product roadmap
    • Valuable training and certification opportunities
    • Extensibility of the platform via third-party applications and open API
    • A vast array of available partners

Ever since Salesforce decided to invest in CPQ as a platform, they’ve gone to great lengths to ensure it’s inherited these inherent advantages that make Salesforce the best of its kind. Stacking up Salesforce CPQ against its competitors, in each of these areas, Salesforce clearly has the edge. 

 

Let’s start with the partners

Actually, let’s start with why a partner is even necessary. According to a senior solution architect at Simplus, “We do rescue efforts all the time. CPQ is just not usually something that can be self-implemented.” It has ties to so many critical parts of the business, such as…

 


 

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David Janke
David Janke
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David is a Senior Solutions Engineer at Simplus.

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