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IT Sales Lead Generation: Understanding the Complex Sales Needs of the IT Industry
The sales lead generation process for technology companies is very different from lead generation in other industries. Technology sector needs are more precise,

lead generation  a range of sales lead generation , telesales and marketing services that increase sales for technology companies worldwide, and keeps their clients happy. Source : Technology Sales Leads (TSL) Resources Related to IT Sales Lead Generation: Understanding the Complex Sales Needs of the IT Industry : Sales Lead Generation (Wikipedia) IT Sales Lead Generation: Understanding the Complex Sales Needs of the IT Industry Sales Lead Generation is also known as: Lead Distribution Management , Sales Force

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Configure Price Quote (CPQ)

Configure, price, and quote (CPQ) solutions (sometimes known as quote-to-order, or Q2O, systems) help drive sales effectiveness by supporting configuration and pricing activities and the generation of quotes that occure during the sales process. CPQ solutions create accurate and professional sales quotes for complex, custom-engineered or customizable products while streamlining core processes and lowering costs. Common features of CPQ software include product catalog and pricing functionality, product visualization, and support for channel sales.  

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How Does Your Partner Lead Machine Stack Up? 12 Tips for Lead Management Success


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OKENA Pioneers Next-Generation Intrusion Prevention


Intrusion prevention has evolved as a smarter alternative to intrusion detection. Pioneer OKENA has mapped application behaviors into rules, and is using these behavior rules to prevent intrusions up front. This second-generation approach offers substantial bottom line savings, and frees up IT resources for other tasks.

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