SOURCE: Cincom Systems

March 11, 2008 13:25 ET

New Cincom Acquire Business Acquisition Software Speeds Up Complex Sales Cycles

Cincom Acquire Shortens and Accelerates Inquiry-to-Cash Cycle

ORLANDO, FL--(Marketwire - March 11, 2008) - Worldwide software provider Cincom Systems ( announces the first release of its new selling and business acquisition software, Cincom Acquire™ ( The Cincom Acquire Solution Suite is the only end-to-end selling and business acquisition solution for companies that sell complex products and services. It is designed to fill the gaps in traditional CRM- and ERP-based systems strategies such as guided selling, channel and distributor collaboration, sales and product configuration, quotation and proposal management, project and bid management, and contract and order management.

Collaborating for Growth

Built on the Microsoft Office SharePoint Server architecture, a leading enterprise collaboration platform, Cincom Acquire supports collaborative selling processes. Our customers' product management, engineering and marketing divisions can now align information and strategies, and move that information closer to the sales cycle. All the applications and processes that Cincom Acquire delivers are accessible through well-known Microsoft desktop applications with which customers and end users are already familiar.

Cincom Acquire integrates with "out-of-the-box" Microsoft Dynamics CRM. It also easily integrates with other Microsoft Dynamics ERP systems.

Cincom Acquire's core components have already assisted manufacturers selling complex engineer-to-order or configure-to-order products successfully streamline their sales, design, and proposal processes by delivering critical product and sales knowledge to the point of sale, while significantly reducing "quote to cash" time. Cincom has helped manufacturers reduce proposal generation time from five days to 15 minutes, decrease time to close a sale by 80 percent, and cut lead times from 14 weeks to six weeks.

Cincom Acquire is currently nominated for Microsoft's Office Business Application of the Year.

Today's announcement was made at Microsoft Convergence, Microsoft's premier Microsoft Dynamics event. For more information about Cincom's products and solutions for complex manufacturers, visit

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

Cincom, the Quadrant Logo, and Cincom Acquire are 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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