Oracle Configure, Price, and Quote Cloud (Oracle CPQ Cloud) is an automated, flexible, scalable, and enterprise-ready solution that enables you to accurately capture orders for products and services. Oracle CPQ Cloud (formerly BigMachines) generates quotes within minutes—a streamlined process Apttus simply can’t replicate. With this proven solution, customers have improved margins, increased quote throughput, reduced sales cycles, and achieved 100 percent order accuracy.
|Oracle CPQ Cloud||Apttus|
|Flexibility||Yes, a flexible, cloud-based platform designed for CPQ. As Oracle controls all aspects of the solution, the application can scale to meet customer requirements for the enterprise||Restricted by Salesforce’s governor limits|
|Scalability||Yes, enterprise-grade scalability, including customer references with user counts in the thousands||Apttus uses the Salesforce infrastructure and must abide by Salesforce’s governor limits.|
|Dedicated CPQ Platform||Yes, Oracle CPQ Cloud is built on its own robust platform||Restricted by Salesforce’s governor limits|
|Salesforce Lightning Ready||Yes||Yes|
|Business User Administration||Yes, point-and-click rules, calculations,
||Some customers report using APEX, VisualForce, or Excel for certain functions|
|Out-of-Box ERP Integration||Yes||No|
|Gartner Rating||Only cloud vendor to receive positive rating in a Gartner MarketScope||No|
|Performance Monitoring||Yes||Restricted by Salesforce’s governor limits|
|SOC 1 Type II/SSAE 16 Report||Yes||No|
|ISO 27001 Certified||Yes||No|
|Global Support Around the Clock||Yes||Yes|
The configure, price, and quote (CPQ) process can be a mission-critical component of the front office. It enables your sales team to do what it does best—generate revenue—so it’s important to select a CPQ solution that is market-tested and has the expert delivery and support to match. Since its inception 16 years ago as BigMachines, Oracle CPQ Cloud has focused on delivering a robust CPQ solution. Today, thousands of users drive their sales revenue on Oracle’s platform.