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b2b buying salesforce  quoting, proposal generator, and B2B eCommerce (self-service portals, product catalogs, etc.) software solutions. These Web-based offerings facilitate sales across their customers'' diverse channels by streamlining their sales processes, from opportunity to order . Using Q2O/CPQ solutions, dispersed sales teams and channels can quickly configure products, generate quotes, proposals and contracts, manage complex pricing, and manage orders. Most recently, I’ve  reported on Cameleon Software ’s bullish Read More

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