BigMachines

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BigMachines
Subsidiary
Founded2000; 18 years ago (2000)
Headquarters,
USA
Number of locations
8
Revenue32.1 million USD (2011)[1]
ParentOracle Corporation
Websitewww.bigmachines.com

BigMachines is a software company, founded in 2000 by Godard Abel and Christopher Shutts[2] and headquartered in Deerfield, Illinois, United States with development offices in San Mateo, California and Hyderabad, India.[3] BigMachines also has European operations with offices in Frankfurt am Main, Germany, and London served by BigMachines AG as well as offices in Singapore, Tokyo, and Sydney, serving Asia-pacific. The company's software is designed to integrate with enterprise resource planning (ERP), customer relationship management (CRM), and other business systems.[4]

Company[edit]

Vista Equity Partners, a private equity firm based in San Francisco, acquired majority ownership of BigMachines through several transactions starting January 2001.[5] Vista Equity acquired majority ownership of the company in December 2010.[citation needed]Shortly after Vista acquired majority ownership Abel left the company.

Three years later, Oracle Corporation announced it was acquiring BigMachines on October 24, 2013.[6] The transaction later completed.[7] Oracle kept the product, now called CPQ Cloud.

The company partnered with Salesforce.com,[8] Oracle[9] CRM On-Demand, Vendavo,[10] and PROS[11] to provide software applications to these CRM systems.

Awards[edit]

  • 2010 Codie award Winner - Best Business Productivity Solution[12]
  • 2010 Sales 2.0 Awards – Best Sales Enablement Program[13]
  • 2010 AlwaysOn Top 100 OnDemand – Top 100 Software Companies[14]
  • 2009 Illinois Technology Association - CityLIGHTS Lighthouse Award Finalist
  • 2009, 2010 JMP Hot 100 Software Companies - Best Privately Owned Software Companies[15]
  • 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012 Inc 5000 five-year consecutive Award Winner[16][17]
  • 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012 AppExchange - Best Quoting Tool[8]
  • 2008 Gartner & 1to1 - Customer Award for Enterprise CRM Optimization[18]
  • 2005, 2007 Manufacturing Business Technology – Top 40 Emerging Software Venders[15]
  • 2004,[19] 2006,[20] 2007[21] Supply & Demand Chain - Supply & Demand Chain Executive Top 100
  • 2003 Start Magazine - Technology & Business Award[22]
  • 2002 APICS International Conference – Best in Show
  • 2002 Forbes.com - Best of the Web Winner[15]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Dwyer, Ann (October 25, 2011). "Silicon City: BigMachines, a maker of cloud-based sales software, sees big things ahead". Crain's Chicago Business. Retrieved October 31, 2012.
  2. ^ "Crunchbase". Retrieved 2011-04-12.
  3. ^ "Vista Equity Partners". Retrieved 2011-04-12.
  4. ^ "BigMachines Achieves Record Growth in First Half of 2010". Denverpost.com. 2010-08-05. Retrieved 2011-04-12.
  5. ^ Melanie Austria Farmer (March 19, 2001). "BigMachines reels in $29 million". CNET news. Retrieved October 31, 2013.
  6. ^ "Oracle and BigMachines". Oracle web page. Retrieved October 31, 2013.
  7. ^ "Oracle and BigMachines". Oracle: acquisitions. Retrieved 11 September 2015.
  8. ^ a b "SalesForce". Retrieved 2011-04-12.
  9. ^ "Oracle Partner Network". Retrieved 2011-04-12.
  10. ^ "Vendavo and BigMachines Announce Partnership". Vendavo. 2010-06-16. Archived from the original on 22 May 2011. Retrieved 2011-04-12.
  11. ^ "PROS and BigMachines Announce Partnership". 2011-01-11. Retrieved 2011-04-12.
  12. ^ "2010 CODiE Finalists". Archived from the original on 2010-08-21. Retrieved 2011-04-12.
  13. ^ "Inside View Customers Dominate Sales and Marketing 2.0 Awards". 2010-11-11. Retrieved 2011-04-12.
  14. ^ "The 2010 OnDemand Top 100 Private Companies". 2010-05-22. Retrieved 2011-04-12.
  15. ^ a b c "BigMachines Awards". Retrieved 2011-04-12.
  16. ^ "Inc 500". Retrieved 2011-04-12.
  17. ^ "BigMachines Featured in Inc. 5000 List of America's Fastest Growing Companies for Third Consecutive Year". Pymnts.com. 2010-08-25. Retrieved 2011-04-12.
  18. ^ Jeremy Nedelka (2008-09-08). "Gartner and 1to1 Customer Award Winners: Enterprise CRM Optimization". 1to1 Media. Retrieved 2011-04-11.
  19. ^ "BigMachines, Inc. Named to the Supply & Demand Chain Executive Top 100". Retrieved 2011-04-12.
  20. ^ "2006 Supply & Demand Chain Executive 100". Retrieved 2011-04-12.
  21. ^ "2007 Supply & Demand Chain Executive 100". Retrieved 2011-04-12.
  22. ^ "BigMachines, Inc. wins Start Magazine's Technology & Business Award as Technology Enabler for 2003". Retrieved 2011-04-12.

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