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Zuora CPQ Operating Architecture

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Zuora CPQ Operating Architecture

This article describes different operating options supported by Zuora CPQ.

Zuora CPQ's UI and Zuora Billing's API Architecture

The following table explains the settings you have to configure and the different operating options Zuora provides for CPQ's UI and Zuora Billing's API architecture:

Zuora CPQ's configuration
  • Orders - Disabled 
  • CPQ X - Disabled 
  • MSQ - Disabled
  • Orders - Enabled 
  • CPQ X - Disabled 
  • MSQ - Disabled
  • Orders - Enabled 
  • CPQ X - Enabled 
  • MSQ - Disabled
  • Orders - Enabled 
  • CPQ X - Enabled 
  • MSQ - Enabled
Zuora CPQ's UI options Legacy CPQ UI Legacy CPQ UI

One of the following UI's can be utilized:

  • Quote Studio UI
  • Legacy CPQ UI

One of the following UI's can be utilized:

  • Quote Studio UI for MSQ
  • Quote Studio UI 
  • Legacy CPQ UI 
Zuora Billing's API architecture CPQ utilizes 

Subscribe and Amend API

Orders API Orders API Orders API

 

You cannot use CPQ X or Multi Subscription Quoting (MSQ) without enabling Orders.

Important 

  • Each Salesforce organization can only have one Zuora CPQ-managed package installed. See, Zuora Quotes Version 10 Release Notes for the latest version of Zuora CPQ. 

  • Zuora CPQ uses only one object model, and the core objects are used in the 'Subscribe and Amend' and 'Orders' architecture.

  • Each Zuora CPQ-managed package can only connect to one Zuora Billing tenant.

  • You can create and save a quote using the legacy UI of the Zuora CPQ and access/edit it later in Quote Studio's UI.