True Wireless dials up better commerce with Ariba


With the assistance of Ariba, a provider of collaborative
business commerce solutions, True Wireless is helping its customers more
efficiently manage Wireless equipment and services.


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,” Furminger


Through, 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. 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


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,” Kurtz added.


Ariba recently announced
its participation in the Deutsche Bank 2011 Technology Conference on Wednesday,
September 14 at The Cosmopolitan, Las Vegas, NV. Ariba President Kevin Costello
will present at 8:05 p.m. ET. A live webcast of his presentation will be accessible
through the investor relations section of Ariba’s website at


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