AnchorPoint Announces Telecom Expense Management Partnership with Strategic Products & Services

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Leading provider of Avaya Communications Solutions closes first government TEM deal.

Adding TEM to our portfolio is a natural extension of the core services we provide

AnchorPoint, the leading provider of integrated Telecom Expenses Management (TEM) solutions announced today that Strategic Products and Services (SPS), a New Jersey based provider of communications applications, equipment and services for voice and data networking solutions, has selected AnchorPoint as a provider of TEM software and services to its customers. SPS implemented its first TEM Care solution -- leveraging AnchorPoint's software platform -- to a large federal government agency in the first quarter of 2008.

SPS is one of Avaya's largest authorized Business Partners and a leading provider of communications applications, equipment and services for voice and data networking solutions on a national level.

"Adding TEM to our portfolio is a natural extension of the core services we provide," said John Franconere, Director of Sales Operations, SPS. "Our customers demand solutions that meet the needs of their dynamic and growing communications environments. With SPS TEM Care, powered by AnchorPoint's TEM software platform, we are in a solid position to deliver full TEM lifecycle management to our customers."

"The relationship with SPS allows us to extend our reach in delivering TEM lifecycle solutions through a trusted partner," said John Dretler, Senior Vice President, AnchorPoint. "By combining our award-winning software platform with SPS' communication management and service capabilities the customer will achieve maximum cost saving and operational efficiency."

As part of the first engagement, SPS bundled AnchorPoint TEM software capabilities with multiple SPS outsourced services for the government agency encompassing management of all their carrier service needs including inventory tracking, bill auditing, MACD, bill pay, provisioning, help desk and more for more than 250 locations.

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, to assure the success of their expense management initiatives.

About AnchorPoint:
AnchorPoint ( 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 like AGFA, BB&T Bank, Pitney Bowes and Ocean Spray rely on AnchorPoint for absolute control over bottom line results.

About Strategic Products and Services (SPS):
SPS provides business systems and advanced applications including Voice over IP (VoIP), network convergence, conferencing, carrier services, consultative planning, and maintenance offers. Established in 1988, SPS is one of Avaya's largest Platinum Certified Business Partners and a leading integrator of voice and data converged solutions. SPS provides comprehensive solutions to the Small, Mid, Enterprise, and Federal markets on a national level.

SPS has been recognized as a premier provider of comprehensive communications solutions and has been named "Avaya Business Partner of the Year" multiple times for their outstanding commitment to Communication Applications throughout North America. For more information, visit

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