09 March 2016
Experlogix is First to Deliver a Cloud Based CPQ Solution for the New Microsoft Dynamics AX
Microsoft's on-demand version of Dynamics AX fully compatible with Experlogix Configure, Price, Quote technology
SALT LAKE CITY, UT - March 9, 2016 - Experlogix, Inc., the leading provider of Configure, Price, Quote (CPQ) solutions for Microsoft Dynamics®, announced today full compatibility with the new cloud-based version of Dynamics AX.
The on-demand version of Experlogix CPQ, hosted on Microsoft Azure and certified by Microsoft, delivers deep integration to Dynamics AX, giving users the ability to create complex quotes, orders and projects fast and error-free. Manufacturing organizations can leverage Experlogix's automated AX production order creation to build multi-level bill-of-materials (BOMs) and routings, saving time while completing a true end-to-end quote to cash order fulfillment process in configure-to-order and engineer-to-order environments.
"Experlogix has consistently been our strategic, go-to CPQ partner for Dynamics AX," said Dan Brown, General Manager, Microsoft. "We're excited to have Experlogix CPQ as a Dynamics AX Azure Marketplace solution."
"Being first to market is important to our customers and to our Dynamics partners worldwide," says Christian Stepien, President, Experlogix. "We continue to deliver innovative configurator technology for Dynamics AX and we look forward to supporting this exciting new version of Dynamics AX for the cloud."
The Dynamics AX new release, architected for the cloud, brings the power and intelligence of the next generation of cloud computing in an enterprise-class business application to people and organizations worldwide. This latest release delivers a new, intelligent user experience, optimized to deliver value to organizations by enabling them to make smarter decisions faster. It brings proven business processes to the cloud, which means that the full set of capabilities of this solution will be available to customers from day one. Dynamics AX introduces continuous management services that enable the software to quickly adapt to an organization's business needs. The new Dynamics AX also harnesses the power of the cloud, giving businesses and people global availability and scale to work anywhere, anytime so they can grow at their own pace and on their terms.
"Our ambition to build the intelligent cloud comes to life with apps optimized for modern business, like Dynamics AX," said Scott Guthrie, Executive Vice President, Microsoft Cloud and Enterprise. "When you combine the hyper scale, enterprise-grade and hybrid-cloud capabilities of Microsoft Azure with the real-time insights and intuitive user experience of Dynamics AX, organizations and individuals are empowered to transform their business operations."
Experlogix CPQ combines with Dynamics AX to form a powerful engineering and product management system, automating bill-of-materials (BOMs), production orders, costing and routing. Dynamics AX users receive immediate color-coded feedback after each configuration choice is made. Guided selling with up-sell and cross-sell options, quantity availability, product images and more provide a rich user experience during the quote/order production process. Sophisticated pricing algorithms, discounting costing, profit margins and shipping weight are also provided in real-time.
"Experlogix is a trusted partner of mcaConnect," said Mike Green, Vice President, mcaConnect. "We are excited that they are among the first partners ready to support the new version of Dynamics AX. Our combined offering on this revolutionary platform provides a solid cloud-based configure-to-order solution for our manufacturing client base."
Experlogix is a premier provider of Configure, Price, Quote (CPQ) technology, specializing in fully integrated quote and order automation solutions for Microsoft Dynamics CRM and ERP. Experlogix delivers the scalability and flexibility needed to handle virtually any CPQ requirement at a low total cost of ownership. Formed in 1997, it partners with more than 450 VARs across North and South America, EMEA and Asia Pacific. More than 900 companies worldwide in a variety of industries rely on Experlogix, including, Allegion, AMX, Analogic, Assa Abloy Hospitality, FEI Company, Hitachi Construction Machinery, Husky Injection Molding Systems, Malibu Boats, Mitsubishi Caterpillar Forklift America, Nikon Instruments, Otis (United Technologies), Spectra Logic and TelePacific Communications. For more information, visit www.experlogix.com.
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