PROS Recognized as 2013 Microsoft Application Development Partner of the Year

  PROS Recognized as 2013 Microsoft Application Development Partner of the
  Year

Business Wire

HOUSTON -- July 9, 2013

PROS^® (NYSE: PRO), a big data software company, today announced it has won
the 2013 Microsoft Application Development Partner of the Year Award. The
company was honored among a global field of top Microsoft partners for
demonstrating excellence in innovation and implementation of customer
solutions based on Microsoft technology.

The Application Developer Partner of the Year Award recognizes exceptional
innovation from a partner that has delivered commercial or custom-developed
solutions during the past year, whether it is a business application, advanced
web portals and/or web-based applications or rich client-user interfaces that
run on premise or in the cloud.

“We are honored to be recognized as the Microsoft Application Development
Partner of the Year, and I accept this recognition on behalf of our entire
team,” said PROS President and CEO Andres Reiner. “Microsoft has been a
strategic resource to our company as we’ve worked together to help customers
drive sales growth. One of the hallmarks of our six-year collaboration has
been our shared vision of bringing big data applications to customers that
uncover insights about their client’s buying patterns and create
transformational selling advantages that help them outperform. We appreciate
the support and confidence of Microsoft, and look forward to a continued
strong relationship.”

“Microsoft is pleased to recognize PROS as the Application Development Partner
of the Year,” said Eron Kelly, General Manager, Product Marketing, SQL Server.
“Using SQL Server, Office, SharePoint and Dynamics CRM, PROS solutions are
designed to deliver business critical information in a familiar way and in
real time. The goal is to provide strong ROI for its customers.”

Awards were presented in multiple categories, with winners chosen from a set
of more than 3,000 entrants from 106 countries worldwide. PROS was recognized
for providing outstanding solutions and services in application development.

The Microsoft Partner of the Year Awards recognize Microsoft partners that
have developed and delivered exceptional Microsoft-based solutions during the
past year.

About PROS

PROS Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: PRO) is a big data software company that helps
customers outperform in their markets by using big data to sell more
effectively. We apply 27 years of data science experience to unlock buying
patterns and preferences within transaction data to reveal which opportunities
are most likely to close, which offers are most likely to sell and which
prices are most likely to win. PROS offers big data solutions to optimize
sales, pricing, quoting, rebates and revenue management across more than 30
industries. PROS has completed over 600 implementations of its solutions in
more than 50 countries. The PROS team comprises more than 700 people around
the world. To learn more, visit www.pros.com.

Forward-looking Statements

This press release contains forward-looking statements, including statements
about the functionality and benefits of big data software for pricing and
sales effectiveness to organizations generally as well as the functionality
and benefits of PROS software products. The forward-looking statements
contained in this press release are based upon PROS historical experience with
big data software and its current expectations of the benefits of big data
software for organizations that implement and utilize such software. Factors
that could cause actual results to differ materially from those described
herein include the addressability of an organization’s pricing and revenue
management needs, the risks associated with PROS developing and enhancing
products with the functionality necessary to deliver the stated results and
the risks associated with the complex implementation and maintenance of big
data software for pricing and sales effectiveness such as PROS software
products. Additional information relating to the uncertainty affecting the
PROS business is contained in PROS filings with the Securities and Exchange
Commission. These forward-looking statements represent PROS expectations as of
the date of this press release. Subsequent events may cause these expectations
to change, and PROS disclaims any obligations to update or alter these
forward-looking statements in the future, whether as a result of new
information, future events or otherwise.

Product or service names mentioned herein may be the trademarks of their
respective owners.

Contact:

PROS
Media Contacts:
Yvonne Donaldson, 713-335-5310
ydonaldson@pros.com
or
Kristen Quinn, 713-335-5380
kquinn@pros.com
 
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