True Wireless Dials Up Better Commerce with Ariba
Leading wireless management and solutions provider leverages Ariba Network to help customers more efficiently and effectively manage telecommunications spend
SUNNYVALE, Calif., September 13, 2011 – Wireless equipment and services. They're among the most significant expenses incurred by companies around the world. And with the help of Ariba, Inc. (Nasdaq: ARBA), the leading provider of collaborative business commerce solutions, True Wireless, Inc. is helping its customers more efficiently manage them. A top Sprint Business Solutions Program (BSP) Partner, True Wireless has created a unique storefront on the Ariba® Network, the world's leading and largest global supply network, through which companies can manage and maximize their wireless spend from requisition through recycling.
"Our mission is to help companies effectively manage all aspects of the wireless lifecycle," said Michael Furminger, Director of Business Development, True Wireless. "The combined power of our unique service capabilities and the Ariba Network makes it much easier for our customers to procure and manage wireless technology more efficiently and at a lower cost."
Through wirelessprocurement.com, an Ariba PunchOut™ site built on the Ariba Network, companies using Sprint can source the goods and services they need in compliance with corporate-wide agreements.
"Companies experiencing maverick spend with regard to their Sprint products and services now have an easy way to gain control," said Furminger. "By channeling purchases through the Ariba Network, they can manage a greater portion of their wireless spend, reduce maverick buys and save up to 30 percent annually – all through a single interface that's simple to access and use."
In addition to leveraging the Ariba Network to help its customers lower their costs and operate more efficiently, True Wireless is also using the platform to boost its performance and profits.
As a member of the Ariba Ready™ Silver program, True Wireless is tapping into Ariba's Sales Acceleration solutions to enhance its online presence, build market awareness, differentiate its offerings and better-manage key transactional processes with customers from orders through invoice and payment.
"More than 500,000 companies of all sizes across industries and geographies use the Ariba Network to transact more than $180 billion in business on an annual basis," said Jason Kurtz, Vice President, Ariba Network. "In using the Ariba Network to enable state-of-the-art e-Commerce capabilities and tapping tools to effectively market them, True Wireless is well positioned to capitalize on these opportunities and grow its business."
The Ariba Network is the world's leading and largest global supply network. For more information on the value it can deliver to your organization, visit www.ariba.com
About True Wireless
True Wireless manages all aspects of the wireless lifecycle, including procurement, billing, deployment, helpdesk, and mobile device management services. We have managed over 500,000 devices for our clients since the company was founded in 2004, and we continue to support and build the products and services that our customers need to manage their wireless deployments, usage, and spend. For more information on our products and services, visit: www.truewireless.com
About Ariba, Inc.
Ariba, Inc. is the leading provider of collaborative business commerce solutions. Ariba combines industry-leading technology with the world's largest web-based trading community to help companies discover, connect and collaborate with a global network of partners – all in a cloud-based environment. Using the Ariba®
Commerce Cloud, businesses of all sizes can buy, sell and manage cash more efficiently and effectively. Over #application.suppliers_count#
around the globe use the Ariba Commerce Cloud to simplify inter-enterprise commerce and enhance results. Why not join them? To get on the path to Better Commerce visit: www.ariba.com/commercecloud/
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