ORANGE, Conn., June 12, 2006—Tangoe, Inc., the leading globalprovider of enterprise telecommunications expense management (TEM)software and services, today announced that it has signed a partnershipagreement with Affinitiv, a services company providing managementconsulting and technology services to many of the largest companies inAsia and the Middle East. With offices around the globe, includingSingapore , Hong Kong, and Dubai , Affinitiv will utilize Tangoe’sCommunications Management Platform (CMP) software solution as thetechnology platform to manage voice, data, and wireless costs, improveinternal processes, and increase operational efficiencies of both itsexisting and future TEM clients. In addition, Tangoe will provide TEMservices in support of Affinitiv’s expanding TEM practice, includingcarrier contract negotiations, inventory right-sizing, TEM processre-engineering, and other TEM-related services.Tangoe’s CMP software technology encompasses a complete range ofintegrated TEM processes and provides companies with increasedvisibility into, and control of, their voice, data, and wirelesstelecommunications spend—often the third largest expense within anorganization. Utilizing CMP, companies manage the entire lifecycle oftheir enterprise-wide voice, data and wireless resources including;services procurement, contract management, bill processing andapprovals, inventory management, bill auditing, and reporting andanalysis.
“Telecommunications is one of the fast growing markets in the MiddleEast and Asia-Pacific regions,” said Zoran Vasiljev, CEO of Affinitiv.“With corporations becoming more geographically distributed and quickto adopt new telecommunications technologies, an automated solutionthat enables better management of enterprise-wide telecom resources isa strategic imperative. With Tangoe’s CMP, Affinitiv can offer ourworld-class roster of clients optimal management of their telecom spendand full service support for all of their global telecom initiatives.”
“By partnering with Affinitiv, Tangoe is poised to take advantage ofthe region’s tremendous telecom growth while tapping into Affinitiv’swell-established Asia-Pac and Middle Eastern client base,” said RichMorrison, Tangoe vice president of global operations. “Affinitiv hasdeep telecommunications experience and established relationships withregional service providers; they understand the vast potential of TEMand its ability to provide greater strategic value to clients. Ourpartnership strengthens Tangoe’s ever-expanding market presence andallows Affinitiv to offer best-of-breed solutions to their growingclient base.”
Affinitiv, the showpiece of a global new breed of “boutique”consulting firms, is a dynamic services company providing solutions toclients using its world-class Client Engagement and Project Managementexpertise and the Affinitiv Partner Network [APN], a branded membershipnetwork consisting of the best in our industry. Affinitiv alsoleverages the Affinitiv Investor Network [AIN] and the Affinitiv TalentNetwork [ATN], to further extend its offerings, expertise, and marketreach for its clients. Affinitiv offers business strategies andtechnology consulting through its presence in North America, Europe,the Middle East, and Asia . Clients engage Affinitiv to get outstandingservice, an outstanding solution, and access to the best in theindustry. For more information visit www.affinitiv.com
Tangoe, Inc., the global leader in Telecom Expense Management(TEM) solutions, delivers software products and consulting servicesthat enable organizations to better understand, manage, and controltheir enterprise-wide voice, data, and wireless telecommunicationsservices and their costs. Tangoe’s flagship software product, theCommunications Management Platform (CMP), provides a technologyfoundation that enables dramatic cost reductions, which significantlycontribute to organizational profitability. Fortune 1000 organizationsnationwide depend on Tangoe software and services to optimize theirtelecommunications expense management processes. Named for twoconsecutive years as a Deloitte Rising Star, Tangoe is headquartered inOrange , Connecticut and provides solutions in the United Statesthrough direct and partner sales channels, and internationally throughpartner sales channels.
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