Airspan Networks Selects ShareMethods for a Global Deployment of 450 Users

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ShareMethods powers access to sales, marketing, support, and operations documents on-demand for Airspan Networks and its business partners.

ShareMethods ( today announced that Airspan Networks has selected its on-demand service for a deployment of 450 users across the Americas, Europe, Asia, Africa, and Australia. With most documents and work processes handled informally today via email, many businesses now find they need a better way. ShareMethods delivers an improved solution via Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) to securely manage, share, and distribute sales, marketing, and support materials. Content such as sales presentations, proposals, marketing collateral, support information, and partner documents can be easily posted and accessed on a worldwide basis. The announcement for the selection of ShareMethods by Airspan Networks was made today at the Red Herring Spring 2007 Conference: Ten Years of Innovation and Disruption.

"We needed advanced document management and collaboration capabilities to connect internal teams and business partners around the world. ShareMethods offered the best choice to meet our business requirements for a global user base," said Paul Trubridge, Senior Director of Product Management at Airspan Networks. "ShareMethods brings our documents and best practices together into a centralized access hub for sales, marketing, support, and operations with a solution that is easy to use, quick to deploy, and cost-effective."

ShareMethods provides powerful capabilities for customers to securely manage and distribute sales, marketing, and support materials. Capabilities include full document version control, review and approval workflows, user roles and permissions, Google-like full text search, customizable sales and marketing taxonomies, linking of documents to CRM data, desktop integration, community ratings and user reviews, and deep integration with Customers can quickly deploy sales, marketing, and support knowledge centers that can be securely shared across an extended network of users inside and outside of a company. ShareMethods provides its hosted service via a SAS 70 Type II data center, offering high levels of reliability, redundancy, and security.

"ShareMethods is honored to welcome Airspan Networks as a new customer deployed on a global scale" says Eric Hoffert, CEO of ShareMethods. "Airspan Networks is an industry leader for broadband fixed wireless with deployments in more than 100 countries. We are excited to see ShareMethods bringing benefits to Airspan Networks for its distributed workforce and key business partners. Airspan Networks joins the ShareMethods global user community realizing benefits from the use of our on-demand services."

On May 3, at the Red Herring Spring 2007 Conference (in Monterey, California) in a Keynote Roundtable session, ShareMethods' CEO Eric Hoffert will be discussing the growing trend to move document creation, management, and sharing online via the Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) model. This trend reflects significant improvements in the ease of securely sharing and accessing documents and content anywhere, anyplace, and anytime.

About Airspan Networks
Airspan Networks is an international telecommunications equipment provider of wireless voice and broadband data systems and solutions for the fixed and mobile WiMAX and Wi-Fi markets, including Voice Over IP (VoIP). Its wireless products serve operators around the world in both licensed and unlicensed frequency bands between 700 MHz and 6 GHz. Airspan has a strong wireless product roadmap that includes WiMAX Forum Certified equipment and products meeting 802.11 a/b/g Wi-Fi standards, Airspan's HiperMAX and MicroMAX base station products support portable and mobile 802.16e-2005 WiMAX alongside fixed and nomadic 802.16-2004 products. Airspan has deployments in more than 100 countries with more than 400 operators, 100 of which use Airspan's WiMAX Forum Certified and non-certified products. Airspan's wireless systems are based on radio technology that delivers excellent area coverage, high security and resistance to fading. These systems can be deployed rapidly and cost effectively, providing an attractive alternative to traditional wired communications networks. Airspan also offers radio planning, network installation, integration, training and support services to facilitate the deployment and operation of its systems. More information on Airspan can be found at

About ShareMethods
With ShareMethods, sales and marketing teams can store, manage, and share documents easily and securely, collaborating with extended selling networks to close more business, providing a cost-effective alternative to developing and supporting a sales and marketing intranet or extranet. ShareMethods combines advanced document management, collaboration, and CRM integration into powerful on-demand solutions. The "Sales and Marketing Portal in a Box" approach can cost less than one tenth of the price of traditional enterprise software. ShareMethods received an "Excellent" rating for usability from eWeek and scored 9 out of 10 for "Ease of Use, Implementation, and Value" from InfoWorld. The company was recognized together with in the InfoWorld Top 100 for one of the Best IT Projects of 2004 and as one of the CRM WizKids for 2006 by noted CRM analyst Denis Pombriant. ShareMethods provides on-demand services to more than 200 companies on a global basis with users in 32 countries. Customers include BusinessWeek (a division of McGraw-Hill Companies), CNET Channel (a division of CNET Networks),, HID Corp., JMJ Associates, TI Broadcast Solutions Group, Evolution Benefits, and others. ShareMethods services include ShareMethods, ShareNow for AppExchange, and ShareDrive OnDemand, Visit or call 1-877-SHARENOW for more information.


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