Avotus Corporation, the leading provider of communications expense management and e-Procurement solutions, is making the latest AberdeenGroup report, â€œThe Total Telecom Cost Management Process Benchmark Report: Optimizing Telecom Costs, Utilization, and Performanceâ€.
The report is available for free at http://www.aberdeen.com/link/sponsor.asp?spid=30410065&cid=2658.
The report, which Avotus sponsored, discusses the cost and complexity, as well as the legacy billing systems that organizations must deal with for existing communications services and products. It goes on to discuss the issues of poor visibility into telecom service contracts and the effects of new telecom technologies. The report recommends that organizations adopt formal total telecom cost management (TTCM) programs and offers some characteristics of top-performing enterprises.
â€œBased on our study, top-performing companies are using automation to improve their processes. The use of sourcing automation tools has generated more than 40 percent greater efficiency when sourcing a telecom contract,â€ commented Sudy Bharadwaj, vice president of AberdeenGroupâ€˜s Global Supply Management practice. â€œAberdeenâ€™s fact-based research into the problem offers insight and the ability to develop actionable strategies for improving telecom cost management. Weâ€™re grateful to Avotus and other sponsors which enable Aberdeen to document best-practices for Aberdeenâ€™s community.â€
Added Alan Gold, Avotus chief marketing officer, â€œAberdeen has moved to the forefront on the issue of telecom cost management. We find their thinking to be insightful and helpful to use as we address the market and for our customers by framing the issues and helping them understand what can be done to control telecom costs â€“ a major expense line.â€
Avotus is changing the way companies source, procure, and manage their communications services and assets. Combining technology, automation, and domain expertise, Avotus is redefining industry best practices. Avotus solutions eliminate the wasted time and hassle usually associated with contracting for new communications services and products, and renegotiating existing or expiring agreements. Automated invoice processing, inventory management, comprehensive spend management and reporting enable Avotus customers to realize significant initial spend reduction and achieve ongoing visibility, cost containment, policy adherence, and process improvements without operational overhead or capital investment.
Avotus has a 20-year history of empowering companies of all sizes to gain lasting control over their complete worldwide communications environment through the effective management of their voice, mobile and wireless, data and converged communications spend.
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