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Aestiva RFQ Software - FAQs



» What is required to install Aestiva Sourcing RFQ
» How long does it take to get this RFQ Software product installed?
» Do I need to install this RFQ Software myself?
» Can I install this RFQ Software myself?
» Is there software to install on staff equipment?
» Can I use Windows, Mac, Unix, or Linux?
» How much training is needed to use this Supplier RFQ software product?
» Do I need to be technical to administer and maintain Aestiva Sourcing RFQ?
» Can my non-technical staff use it?
» How much support is included with this RFQ Software?
» Is the look of my RFQs customizable?
» How does this RFQ Software differ from Aestiva RFQ Portal?
» Can I have an approval process?
» Can Aestiva Sourcing RFQ be combined with other products?
» Are there any annual recurring license fees?
» What if I need to integrate Aestiva Sourcing RFQ with external systems?
» Does Aestiva Sourcing RFQ have a guarantee?



Q: What is required to install Aestiva Sourcing RFQ
A: This RFQ Software system installs into any intranet. The product requires only a Web server (such as IIS or Apache). The RFQ Software includes its own open database (Aestiva Array) which can send its information to an SQL server, but this is not a requirement for operation. For additional information please speak to your Aestiva Account Coordinator.

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Q: How long does it take to get this RFQ Software product installed?
A: This RFQ Software system requires about four to six weeks for installation. The setup time includes a specification stage and a production stage during which we put together your RFQ form. This is followed with a training stage, a trust deployment stage, and final deployment.

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Q: Do I need to install this RFQ Software myself?
A: No. Aestiva will walk you or your server admin through the installation process.

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Q: Can I install this RFQ Software myself?
A: Yes. Aestiva will provide you with installation instructions. Also, you can call us to get an install walk-through over the phone.

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Q: Is there software to install on staff equipment?
A: No. This RFQ Software product uses no plug-ins or Java applets. And staff can use any kind of browser and any kind of computer. Staff can use the equipment they have in place.

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Q: Can I use Windows, Mac, Unix, or Linux?
A: Yes. This RFQ Software product is 100% browser-native. You can use any computer hooked up to the intranet. And the system can be hosted on a dozen different kinds of platforms including MS Windows, MacOS X, Unix, and Linux.

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Q: How much training is needed to use this Supplier RFQ software product?
A: Admins requires only three to four training sessions. Training is provided over the phone. In addition, manuals and slideshows are provided.

To minimize end-user training Aestiva has designed the forms used by the system to be as simple and intuitive as possible.

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Q: Do I need to be technical to administer and maintain Aestiva Sourcing RFQ?
A: No. This RFQ Software product is a point-and-click application. Even the administrative and maintenance features are easy to use. Administration guides are also provided.

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Q: Can my non-technical staff use it?
A: Yes. If you can navigate the Web then you can use Aestiva Sourcing RFQ.

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Q: How much support is included with this RFQ Software?
A: Purchase includes free installation, training and support. One year of support, as measured from the purchase date, is included at no additional cost on products selling over 5,000 USD.

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Q: Is the look of my RFQs customizable?
A: Yes. The RFQ Software system has standard form designs that you can use and extend. Or we can begin with spreadsheet or PDF designs you may already have in use. We will work with you to ensure you get the design you want and need.

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Q: How does this RFQ Software differ from Aestiva RFQ Portal?
A: Aestiva RFQ Portal uses a sophisticated web-spreadsheet technology to manage RFQs. It was designed specifically for large buyer groups with buyer-specific RFQ form designs. It requires you employ and train an RFQ spreadsheet designer. Aestiva Sourcing RFQ does not have this requirement. It is less costly to deploy and maintain.

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Q: Can I have an approval process?
A: Yes. This RFQ Software product comes with advanced approval flow.

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Q: Can Aestiva Sourcing RFQ be combined with other products?
A: Yes. This RFQ Software product is highly configurable and highly extensible. For example, once it can be added to Purchase Order and Procurement products.

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Q: Are there any annual recurring license fees?
A: No. This RFQ Software product is a one-time purchase. In other words, it has a "perpetual" software license.

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Q: What if I need to integrate Aestiva Sourcing RFQ with external systems?
A: This RFQ Software product was designed to integrate with external systems. It includes a module called "Exchanger" for exchanging data with external systems. For example, you may want to automate the import of a supplier database or the export of accepted quotes to a non-Aestiva Purchase Order system. Call for details.

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Q: Does Aestiva Sourcing RFQ have a guarantee?
A: Yes. Aestiva provides a 30-day unconditional money-back guarantee on all its products.

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