SOURCE: Cincom Systems

November 27, 2007 11:43 ET

Cincom Receives Positive Rating in Leading Analyst Firm's Sales Configuration MarketScope

CINCINNATI, OH--(Marketwire - November 27, 2007) - Worldwide software provider Cincom Systems' ( Sales Configurator version 8.1 ( has received a "Positive" rating in Gartner's " MarketScope for Sales Configuration, 3Q07" report by Gene Alvarez, published October 2007.

Cincom's Sales Configurator™ captures the product, services, and business knowledge needed for guided selling, complex product and sales configuration, and proposal management. It enables complex manufacturers to capture and deliver critical application, product, pricing, and process knowledge to the point of sale -- ensuring the optimal fit between the manufacturers' product offering and customers' needs.

Cincom was one of 11 vendors and 13 products evaluated in the report. Gartner considers companies receiving a "Positive" rating to "demonstrate strength in specific areas, but execution in one or more areas may still be developing or inconsistent with other areas of performance" and recommends that existing customers "continue planned investments" while potential customers "consider the vendor a viable choice for strategic or tactical investments, while planning for known limitations."

"We thrive on complexity," said Jim Wilson, Program Director, Cincom Manufacturing Business Solutions. "Manufacturers are looking for innovative selling systems that can keep pace with increasingly complex products and services. Our commitment over the past year to support enterprise platforms such as SAP, Microsoft, and Salesforce has been well received. We believe Gartner's "Positive" rating confirms Cincom's position as the industry leader in meeting the complex selling needs of build-to-order manufacturers."

About Cincom

Cincom and its partners deliver and support innovative software and services to simplify complex business processes. For nearly 40 years, Cincom has empowered thousands of clients worldwide to outperform the competition by providing ways to increase revenue, control cost, minimize risk, and achieve rapid ROI.

For more information about Cincom's products and services, contact Cincom at 1-800-2CINCOM (USA only), send an e-mail to, or visit the company's website at

About the MarketScope

The MarketScope is copyrighted 2007 by Gartner, Inc. and is reused with permission. The MarketScope is an evaluation of a marketplace at and for a specific time period. It depicts Gartner's analysis of how certain vendors measure against criteria for that marketplace, as defined by Gartner. Gartner does not endorse any vendor, product, or service depicted in the MarketScope, and does not advise technology users to select only those vendors with the highest rating. Gartner disclaims all warranties, express or implied, with respect to this research, including any warranties of merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose.

Cincom, the Quadrant Logo, and Cincom's Sales Configurator are trademarks or registered trademarks of Cincom Systems, Inc.

All other product and service names mentioned herein are the trademarks of their respective owners.

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