“TEM is a natural extension of NEC’s Managed and Lifecycle Services," said Paul Lopez, general manager, operations planning and development, NEC.
Framingham, MA (PRWEB) April 8, 2010
AnchorPoint, a leading provider of integrated Telecom Expenses Management(TEM) solutions, announced today the inclusion of its software as part of a managed TEM offering by NEC Corporation of America (NEC). Under this agreement, AnchorPoint, A Division of MTS will provide hosted TEM software and services to NEC to integrate into NEC’s lifecycle services and Network Operations Center (NOC) offering for customers.
“Telecom expense management reflects the evolution of technologies, managed services, and professional services used to support the enterprise telecom department,” said Hyoun Park, research analyst at Aberdeen Group, a Harte-Hanks company. “The holistic combination of managed TEM delivery allows organizations to control all aspects of enterprise communications deployments and create visibility into services and related costs.”
NEC Managed TEM Services, powered by AnchorPoint, are being offered as part of its Managed and Lifecycle Services offerings. The addition of AnchorPoint’s proven TEM hosted software solution will enable C-level executives and other business leaders to better control telecom operating costs and expenses related to communication assets, such as equipment and services.
“TEM is a natural extension of NEC’s Managed and Lifecycle Services, and by collaborating with a proven industry leader like AnchorPoint, we will enable customers to centralize management, align purchasing decisions with business goals, and potentially uncover revenue sources that can be used to reinvest in enterprise communications,” said Paul Lopez, general manager, operations planning and development, NEC.
According to Eytan Bar, CEO, MTS, “NEC and MTS have a long partnership history of delivering telemanagement solutions to its customer base. Delivering our AnchorPoint TEM solution to NEC reinforces our commitment to them in expanding the outsourced services to their customers.”
Offered as a software license, hosted or outsourced solution, AnchorPoint TEM enables customers to intelligently manage, plan, optimize, and reduce their communications and network investments. AnchorPoint customer engagements begin with Map-to-WinSM, AnchorPoint’s strategic consulting approach. Map-to-WinSM enables organizations to effectively align their business goals with their people, process and technology investments, and to achieve these results quickly.
About AnchorPoint, A Division of MTS
AnchorPoint (http://www.AnchorPoint.com) is a leading provider of Telecom Expense Management Solutions that enable enterprises to gain visibility and control of strategic assets that drive key business processes and crucial competitive advantage. The company’s award-winning software, consulting and managed services solutions – including integrated Invoice, Asset, and Usage Management and Business Analytics tools – provide professionals at every level of the organization with rapid access to concise, actionable data. Armed with this knowledge, they can make smart operational and financial decisions that maximize the performance of core assets and services. From reducing costs and optimizing resources for superior ROI; from allocating budgets to ensuring regulatory compliance; from purchasing to payment; and everything in between, global leaders rely on AnchorPoint for absolute control over bottom line results.
AnchorPoint is a division of MTS – Mer Telemanagement Solutions Ltd. (NASDAQ: MTSL), a global provider of Telecom Expense Management (TEM) for comprehensive telecommunication management and Customer Care & Billing (CC&B) solutions. Headquartered in Israel, MTS markets its solutions through wholly owned subsidiaries in the United States, Hong Kong, The Netherlands, and Brazil, as well as through OEM partnerships with NEC, Siemens, Philips and other vendors. MTS shares are traded on the NASDAQ Capital Market (symbol MTSL). For more information please visit the MTS web site: http://www.mtsint.com.
Certain matters discussed in this news release are forward-looking statements that involve a number of risks and uncertainties including, but not limited to, risks in product development plans and schedules, rapid technological change, changes and delays in product approval and introduction, customer acceptance of new products, the impact of competitive products and pricing, market acceptance, the lengthy sales cycle, proprietary rights of the Company and its competitors, risk of operations in Israel, government regulations, dependence on third parties to manufacture products, general economic conditions and other risk factors detailed in the Company’s filings with the United States Securities and Exchange Commission.
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