BigMachines, Inc. provides on-demand software solutions enabling enterprises to streamline their front-end selling processes and to better serve their customers and channel partners. BigMachines Lean Front-End® (LFE) solution streamlines the inquiry-to-order process for new products and aftermarket parts and services. The primary modules of the LFE solution are Guided Selling which includes catalog, selection, and product configurator; Commerce Processes which includes pricing, quoting, proposal generation, order management, and customer service; Parts & Service; Reports & Analysis; Integration; and Administration. BigMachines LFE platform has been architected and built for rapid, on-demand deployment through an intuitive web interface.

BigMachines LFE solution delivers a compelling value proposition to its customers and has been implemented by leading companies in a variety of industries including industrial, medical equipment, and high technology, among others. Customers range in size from Fortune 500 leaders to small and mid-sized growth enterprises.

The company is headquartered in Deerfield, IL, with operations in Europe.

Vista Equity Fund II originally invested in BigMachines through transactions in January 2001 and August 2002. Subsequently, Vista Foundation Fund I led a recapitalization of BigMachines in December 2010 that allowed Vista to acquire majority ownership in the Company.

BigMachines was acquired by Oracle in November 2013.


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