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Tangoe, Inc. Signs Strategic Partner Agreement with Advocate Networks

Release date: 6/10/2009

Leading telecommunications consulting firm selects Tangoe technologies to support TEM services delivery

ORANGE, Conn., June 10, 2009 — Tangoe, Inc., the leading global provider of enterprise communications lifecycle management software and technology-enabled services, today announced that it has entered a strategic partnership with Atlanta-based telecom consulting and expense management provider, Advocate Networks, LLC. Under the agreement, Advocate Networks will utilize Tangoe’s CommCare Management Platform (CMP) as the technology foundation for its entire portfolio of fixed and mobile telecom expense management services, including expense management, wireless helpdesk support, provisioning, and procurement. Advocate Networks offers its wide range of IT and telecommunications services to mid-market enterprises and service providers with between $1 million and $20 million in annual telecom spend.
Tangoe’s CMP technology platform encompasses the complete range of fixed and mobile communications lifecycle management processes, including procurement, contract management, provisioning, invoice processing, asset and inventory management, smart device management, mobile device network management and more.  Enterprises that deploy these solutions experience increased visibility into, and control of, their fixed and mobile communications spend and assets. As a Tangoe partner, Advocate Networks will migrate its current customers to Tangoe’s CMP technology and expand its managed service offerings to include enhanced international invoice processing, order management, and mobile helpdesk support capabilities.

“Over the last five years, Advocate Networks has brought its expertise to more than 300 enterprise and service provider customers with complex telecom needs,” said Craig Gosselin, Tangoe chief marketing officer. “Its focus on full lifecycle management in the mid-market space is a powerful market differentiator for mid-sized organizations looking to implement complete fixed and mobile communications management solutions.”

“Our partnership with Tangoe is a very visible reflection of our deep commitment to our clients,” said Scott Fogle, co-founder and co-president of Advocate Networks. “Partnering with the industry leader in TEM further enhances our ability to provide mid-sized clients with the tools that large organizations have come to rely on to optimize their global communications—tools like invoice support for international carriers, foreign currency conversion, and network management of mobile devices.”
About Advocate Networks, LLC
Advocate Networks is an enterprise and service provider communications consulting and expense management company that provides technical, operational and financial expertise in all voice, data, video and wireless areas of enterprise communications systems and infrastructure. Advocate Networks serves as a trusted advisor to its customers, assisting with strategic planning, optimization, procurement, and implementation of best practices in all forms of voice, data, video and wireless communications. Founded in 2001, privately held Advocate Networks is based in Atlanta, Georgia.

About Tangoe, Inc.

Tangoe, Inc., the global leader in communications lifecycle management solutions, provides software, consulting and technology-enabled managed services that help global organizations procure, manage and control their fixed and mobile communications assets and their associated costs. Tangoe’s award-winning solutions enable dramatic cost reductions and productivity improvements that significantly contribute to enterprise profitability. Consistently ranked as one of the fastest growing technology companies in the United States, Tangoe has operational centers in Connecticut, Massachusetts, New Jersey, New York and Texas. Tangoe provides solutions in North America through direct and partner sales channels, and internationally through a global network of certified business partners.  Additional information about Tangoe can be found at

Tangoe is a registered trademark and CommCare is a trademark of Tangoe, Inc.