ORANGE, Conn., October 10, 2006—Tangoe, Inc., the leading globalprovider of enterprise telecommunications expense management (TEM)software and services, today announced that it has signed a strategicpartnership agreement with Australian telecom service provider SiriusTelecommunications Ltd, to offer TEM solutions to its large enterprisecustomers in Australia and New Zealand. Sirius will be resellingTangoe’s Communications Management Platform (CMP) software solutionunder subscription, focusing initially on the financial servicesmarket. In addition, Sirius will offer TEM-related managed servicesincluding carrier negotiations, inventory right-sizing, invoiceauditing, and carrier bill processing to its customer base.Providing a scalable technology foundation that spans a completerange of integrated TEM processes, and driven by patented technology,Tangoe’s CMP provides companies with increased visibility into, andcontrol of, their voice, data, and wireless telecommunicationsspend—often the third largest expense within an organization. Byutilizing Tangoe’s CMP, organizations experience significant savingswhile better managing their telecommunications resources and theirassociated costs.
“Partnering with Tangoe, the acknowledged global leader in the TEMspace, provides us with a tremendous opportunity,” said FrankLicciardello, group CEO at Sirius. “Our wholly-owned subsidiaryPhoneware has been a leader in the call accounting market inAustralasia for sixteen years, and with more than 900 customers, we areideally positioned to bring the next generation in telecom expensemanagement to enterprises concerned about costs and control of theirvoice, data, and wireless networks. Combining Tangoe’s technologyplatform with our proven expertise in the telecom services market willenable our clients to achieve benefits that can dramatically impacttheir operational effectiveness and their bottom line.”
“With industry analysts predicting that the global TEM market willreach $1.5 billion by 2010, its clear that the international market isembracing the unprecedented cost and management benefits derived fromthe latest generation of TEM solutions,” said Rich Morrison, Tangoe VPof international operations. “As an established brand in theAustralasian market, Sirius Telecommunications will provide AsiaPacenterprises with solutions that will allow them to better manage theircomplete telecom lifecycle and reduce telecom costs by as much as 30percent.”
About Sirius Telecommunications Pty Ltd
Sirius Telecommunications (ASX:SIU) is an Australian-listedtelecommunication service provider. The Company has the capabilities tosell, implement, support and manage internet protocol (IP) telephonysolutions ranging from PABX/telephony to contact centres, messaging andmobility. Sirius has a national footprint with offices in Sydney,Melbourne, and Adelaide. Phoneware Communication Systems Pty Ltd, anindependently managed subsidiary of Sirius, is the exclusivedistributor of Phoneware VXT in Australasia. Sirius ConvergedSolutions, also an independently managed subsidiary of Sirius, has beenappointed a tier 1 business partner of US-based Avaya Inc.
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 communications servicesand their costs. Tangoe’s flagship software product, the CommunicationsManagement Platform (CMP), provides a patented technology foundationthat enables dramatic cost reductions, which significantly contributeto organizational profitability.
Fortune 2000 organizations around the globe depend on Tangoesoftware and services to optimize their communications expensemanagement processes. Named for two consecutive years as a DeloitteRising Star, and most recently an Inc. 500 company, Tangoe isheadquartered in Orange , Connecticut and provides solutions in theUnited States through direct and partner sales channels, andinternationally through partner sales channels.
Tangoe is a registered trademark of Tangoe, Inc.