Alternative's iQ CPQ Application Available on Salesforce1

Salesforce1 Users Can Leverage iQ to Quickly and Securely Create and Send Custom Quotes From a Mobile Device

Aliso Viejo, California, UNITED STATES

ALISO VIEJO, Calif., Aug. 6, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Alternative Technology Solutions, a leading ERP and CRM service and solution provider for manufacturers and distributors and an Inc. 500 fastest-growing company, today announced that its iQ Configure, Price, Quote (CPQ) application is fully integrated on the Salesforce1 mobile platform.

"At its core, iQ is a lighter, faster, simpler CPQ application for manufacturers and distributors," said Vivian Keena, Alternative's CEO. "Adding accessibility via Salesforce1 enhances its flexibility and usability."

Alternative is focused on bringing the best of the cloud to manufacturers with integrated, agile tools that connect systems and make everyday needs, like custom quoting, faster and easier. "We developed iQ because our manufacturing customers needed a better way to create and send quotes that met their customers' expectations," explained Donna Barnett, Alternative CTO. "Now that it's available on the Salesforce1 platform, users can quote from anywhere, on any device."

Available on the Salesforce AppExchange, key features of iQ on Salesforce1 include:

  • The same fast, user-friendly experience of using Salesforce via mobile device
  • An easy-to-use interface that handles complex products and pricing
  • Real-time collaboration over Chatter
  • Ability to route for approvals using workflows and accept/reject directly from a mobile device
  • Visibility into key metrics
  • Full use of reports and dashboards

"We're focused on building and integrating technology systems so that they're easy to use and accessible from anywhere—expanding iQ onto Salesforce1 does just that," said Keena.

For more information about Alternative Technology Solutions' iQ CPQ application, visit

To access the application via the AppExchange, visit

About Alternative Technology Solutions

Alternative Technology Solutions, Inc. is the leading independent full-service provider specializing in building and delivering the best of the cloud to mid-sized manufacturers and distributors. Headquartered in Aliso Viejo, CA, the company also has offices in Boston, Chicago, Atlanta, Indianapolis, and Monterrey, Mexico. Alternative was named an Inc. 500 company in 2013, was highlighted as a fast-growing company and best place to work in 2012 and 2013 by the Orange County Business Journal, and was a Silver Stevie Award Honoree in 2012. For more information, visit


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