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Jun 02 2015

Cloud Billing Inventor and Aria Systems Co-Founder to Discuss IoT and Complex Recurring Revenue Strategies at Cloud Expo New York

Brendan O’Brien to Lead Sessions and Moderate Panel with Participants from Constant Contact, MGI Research and ATG, Revealing Important Steps to Maximize Recurring Revenue in the Age of the IoT San Francisco, CA., June 2, 2015 – Aria Systems, which helps enterprises grow recurring revenue, today announced that its co-...

May 27 2015

Aria Systems Launches Monetize 2015 North American Tour

Enterprise Monetization Conference Goes on the Road to Meet Demand San Francisco, May 27, 2015 – Aria Systems, which helps enterprises grow recurring revenue, today launched the eight-city tour of its Monetize 2015 conference, the first industry event for practitioners tasked with maximizing recurring revenue streams for...

May 12 2015

RingCentral Selects Aria Systems to Power Global Billing

Aria’s Momentum Continues with Addition of Innovative Cloud Communications Company to its Impressive Enterprise Client Roster San Francisco, CA., May 12, 2015 – Aria Systems, which helps enterprises grow recurring revenue, today announced that they have been selected by RingCentral, Inc. (NYSE: RNG) to provide cloud-based...

May 04 2015

UXP Systems and Aria Systems Partner to Enable Cable Operators to Monetize Every End-user Relationship

New Partnership teams UXP Systems’ User Lifecycle Management with Aria’s Active Monetization Platform to Accelerate Launch Speed and Increase Monetization Opportunities of Over-the-Top & Cloud Service Offerings CHICAGO – MAY 4, 2015 – UXP Systems, the leading provider of user management solutions to deliver user...

Mar 31 2015

Sungard Availability Services® Selects Aria Systems to Enable Faster Time to Market for Innovative Recurring Revenue Offerings

Increases Product Innovation and Speed to Market without Added Headcount San Francisco, CA., March 31, 2015 – Aria Systems, which helps enterprises grow recurring revenue, today announced that they have been selected by Sungard Availability Services® (Sungard AS), a leading provider of information availability through...

Mar 24 2015

Aria Systems Ranked #1 Cloud Billing Vendor in 2015 MGI 360 Ratings

Company Receives Specific Recognition for Achievements in Product, Management Team and Strategy San Francisco, CA – March 24, 2015 – Aria Systems, which helps enterprises grow recurring revenue, today announced that MGI Research has awarded the company their highest ranking among cloud billing companies in their MGI 360...

Mar 23 2015

Aria Systems Announces Monetize 2015, the First Conference Focused on Enterprise Monetization

Speakers from Accenture, Sungard Availability Services and Constant Contact to Showcase Strategies for Recurring Revenue Success San Francisco, March 23, 2015 – Aria Systems, which helps enterprises grow recurring revenue, today announced Monetize 2015, the first industry event for practitioners tasked with maximizing...

Mar 03 2015

Aria Systems Appoints Mark Verbeck as CFO as Company Enters Accelerated Growth Stage

Silicon Valley CFO of the Year Joins Executive Team of Recurring Revenue Business Innovator San Francisco, March 3, 2015 – Aria Systems, which helps enterprises grow recurring revenue, today announced the appointment of Mark Verbeck as Chief Financial Officer and Senior Vice President in charge of Aria’s global finance,...

Mar 02 2015

Aria Systems VP of Customer Success to Present at Argyle Forum CFO Leadership Event

Jim Alexander to Reveal Keys to Recurring Revenue Success at 2015 CFO Leadership Forum in San Francisco San Francisco, March 2, 2015 – Aria Systems, which helps enterprises grow recurring revenue, today announced that Jim Alexander, Aria’s VP of customer success, will present at the Argyle Executive Forum’s 2015 CFO...

Feb 17 2015

Aria Systems Selected by AlwaysOn as OnCloud Top 100 Winner

Recurring Revenue Leader Honored for Fourth Consecutive Year San Francisco, February 17, 2015 – Aria Systems, which optimizes global recurring revenue businesses, today announced it has been chosen by AlwaysOn as one of this year’s OnCloud Top 100 winners. Inclusion in the OnCloud 100, formerly the “OnDemand 100,”...

Feb 04 2015

Aria Systems CEO Tom Dibble to Present at the Stifel Technology, Internet & Media Conference in San Francisco

San Francisco, CA – February 4, 2015 – Aria Systems, which optimizes global recurring revenue businesses, today announced that CEO Tom Dibble will present a session on Aria’s direction and success at the Stifel Technology, Internet & Media Conference, to be held at the Westin St. Francis hotel in San Francisco,...

Feb 03 2015

Aria Systems Awarded HIPAA Certification, Exceeds Rigorous Privacy and Security Requirements for Healthcare Organizations

San Francisco, CA – February 3, 2015 – Aria Systems, which optimizes global recurring revenue businesses, today announced Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA) certification as a result of a rigorous six-month third party audit process. HIPAA sets the requirements for protecting patient data...

Jan 29 2015

New Research Reveals that Enterprises Find Success in Recurring Revenue Business Model but Big Gaps Remain

New Ventana Research Study Shows that 75% of Companies are Satisfied with their Recurring Revenue Results but that only 33% are Satisfied with the Systems that Support Them San Francisco, CA – January 29, 2015 – A new benchmark research study conducted by Ventana Research and sponsored by Aria Systems found that while...

Jan 13 2015

Falck Group Selects Aria Systems’ Active Monetization Platform for Falck Assistance Division

Roadside and Home Assistance Division of $1.9 Billion Falck Group Innovates Billing to Deliver Business Agility Copenhagen and San Francisco, CA – January 13, 2015 - Aria Systems, the leading innovator in recurring revenue, today announced that the Falck Group, the $1.9 billion international response services enterprise,...

Dec 09 2014

Aria Systems Completes Record-Setting Year as Global 2000 Demand Surges for Company’s Technology

Enterprises Expand Use of Active Monetization for a Better Way to Drive Growth and Increase Customer Lifetime Value San Francisco, CA – December 9, 2014 – Aria Systems, the leading innovator in recurring revenue, today announced record results with a 263% overall increase in annual contract value and 160% growth in total...

Dec 01 2014

Aria Systems Releases “No BS Guide to Recurring Revenue Success” for Enterprises Planning Recurring Revenue Initiatives

Free Guide Offers Practical, No-Nonsense Insight from Billing Expert and Practitioner San Francisco, CA – December 1, 2014 – Aria Systems, the leading innovator in recurring revenue, today launched a comprehensive primer for organizations looking to launch, convert to, or expand a business with recurring revenue. Written...

Oct 09 2014

Aria Systems Sponsors 2014 Billing Innovators Summit

San Francisco, CA, and New York, NY – October 9, 2014 – Aria Systems, the leading innovator in recurring revenue management, today announced that it will be a Diamond Sponsor of the Billing Innovators Summit EAST, which takes place October 23 at The New York Academy of Sciences in New York, NY and is hosted by MGI Research...

Oct 06 2014

Aria Systems Co-Founder Brendan O’Brien to Lead Dreamforce 2014 Session on Monetizing the Internet of Things

Cloud Billing Inventor Uncovers Challenges and Considerations for Monetization San Francisco, California – October 07, 2014 – Aria Systems, the leading innovator in recurring revenue management, announced today that Brendan O’Brien will be presenting at Salesforce.com’s Dreamforce 2014 conference October 13-16 at the...

Sep 25 2014

Aria Systems Fall ’14 Release Expands Its Industry-Leading Monetization Capabilities to Increase Enterprise Growth

San Francisco, California – September 25, 2014 – Aria Systems, the leading innovator in recurring revenue management, today announced its 2014 Fall platform release, expanding its leading monetization capabilities to provide additional pricing and packaging options. The latest release includes extensive enhancements to its...

Sep 10 2014

Aria Systems Obtains Prestigious TRUSTe Certification

Designation Affirms Recurring Revenue Management Leader’s Commitment to Privacy and Transparency San Francisco, CA – September 10, 2014  – Aria Systems, the leading innovator in recurring revenue management, today announced that it has met the stringent standards required for TRUSTe Privacy Certification. The TRUSTe...

Sep 03 2014

Industry Experts Offer Insights on Monetizing the “Internet of Things”

Aria Systems Releases Free Resource for Success in new IoT Era; Examines the Business, Social and Practical Implications San Francisco, CA – September 3, 2014– The Internet of Things (IoT) promises to create new business models as significant as those that were inspired by the Internet and the smartphone 20 and...

Jul 08 2014

Constant Contact Selects Aria Systems to Accelerate Recurring Revenue Growth of its Integrated Online Marketing Suite

Constant Contact to Benefit from a Myriad of Aria-enabled Agile Monetization Opportunities San Francisco, CA – July 9, 2014– Aria Systems, the leading innovator in recurring revenue management, today announced that Constant Contact®, Inc. (NASDAQ: CTCT) has selected Aria’s cloud-based, recurring revenue management platform...

Jun 12 2014

Aria Systems Releases Paper Addressing Recurring Revenue Decision Faced by Businesses Worldwide

“The Million Dollar Decision: Build vs. Buy” is available free online San Francisco, CA – June 12, 2014–Aria Systems, the leading innovator in recurring revenue management, announced today it has published a new e-paper, “The Million Dollar Decision: Build vs. Buy,” available free of charge at Aria’s website. As...

Jun 09 2014

Aria Systems Poised to Assist eCommerce Businesses with Implementation of EU Directive on Consumer Rights

Windsor, UK – June 10, 2014– “Few eCommerce sites in Europe will not be affected by the changes imposed by the EU Commission,” said Ric Vicari, vice president of sales and business development, Aria Systems. “For some businesses – in particular companies with off-premise service contracts for digital content - the CRD will...

Jun 04 2014

Aria Systems Launches Anthology on Succeeding in the Internet of Things Market

San Francisco, CA – June 4, 2014-- Aria Systems, the leading innovator in recurring revenue management, today announced the launch of the first article in a nine-part series on the “Monetization of Things,” a strategic and financial primer for businesses that are looking to achieve maximum financial benefit from the “...

May 20 2014

Aria Systems Announces Release of New ‘How-to’ Guide on Recurring Revenue Innovation

San Francisco, California – May 20, 2014– Aria Systems, the leading innovator in recurring revenue management, today released the latest addition to its popular series of educational e-papers, Becoming a Recurring Revenue Innovator: A “How-to” Guide . The guide shows companies how to take advantage of technology...

May 18 2014

Aria Systems Selected by AlwaysOn as an OnDemand 100 Winner

Recurring revenue management leader three-peats in award that honors innovation, market potential, and stakeholder value San Francisco, CA – May 18, 2014– Aria Systems, the leading innovator in recurring revenue management, today announced its selection by AlwaysOn as one of the OnDemand 100 Top winners for 2014. This is...

Apr 23 2014

Aria Systems Appoints SaaS Veteran Adeeb Shanaa as Vice President of Products to Drive Continued Leadership and Innovation

Recurring Revenue Management Leader Expands Senior Management Team to Support Growth in Global Marketplace San Francisco, CA – April 23, 2014– Aria Systems, the leading innovator in recurring revenue management, today announced the appointment of Adeeb Shanaa to the position of vice president of products as part of the...

Apr 08 2014

Fourth Annual IoT Day Points the Way to the Future of the Internet

Aria Systems Cautions that IoT Success Requires Sound Infrastructure Strategy; Outlines Strategy to Success for IoT Monetization San Francisco, CA – April 9, 2014– Aria Systems, the innovator in recurring revenue management, today recognizes Internet of Things (IoT) Day by asserting the need for all businesses to develop...

Apr 03 2014

Aria Systems Comments on the New York Times Report of WWE’s Shift to Recurring Revenue as Game Changer in Media Smackdown

San Francisco, CA – April 04, 2014– Aria Systems comments that since adopting a recurring revenue sales model for its new digital streaming service, the World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE) has proven that smart risks can lead to big rewards. WWE’s share price has tripled over the past year, according to a March 30 story in...

Mar 26 2014

John Pora Brings Stellar Track Record to VP of Professional Services Role at Aria Systems

Industry Veteran Appointed to Continue Commitment to On-Time Customer Deployments San Francisco, California – March 26, 2014– Aria Systems, the innovator in recurring revenue management, announced today the appointment of experienced industry veteran John Pora to vice president of professional services. In his new role,...

Mar 24 2014

Cloud Billing Inventor: Forbes Story Underscores Importance of ‘Agile Billing’ to Stay Competitive

San Francisco, CA – March 24, 2014– The inventor of today’s widely-used cloud billing solution Aria Systems commends a story published by Forbeson the importance of “agile billing” behind increased sales and profits. The story, titled, “Agile Billing - The New Essential for Business Innovation,” was written by Andrew M....

Mar 24 2014

Aria Systems Co-Founder and Inventor of Cloud Billing to Speak at Interop Las Vegas

Brendan O’Brien Leads Session on Beyond Billing – Getting the Full Value from Recurring Revenue on April 1st San Francisco, CA – March 25, 2014– Aria Systems, the innovator in recurring revenue management, today announced that Brendan O’Brien, the inventor of cloud billing and Aria Systems chief architect and co-founder,...

Mar 11 2014

Aria Systems Caps Off Its Most Successful Year to Date Laying Foundation for Global Expansion

Recurring Revenue Management Leader Successfully Implements at Over 40 Enterprises including Experian, Telekom Denmark and Verizon, Achieves 100% Enterprise Client Retention and Expands into Europe San Francisco, CA – March 12, 2014– Aria Systems, the innovator in recurring revenue management, today announced an...

Mar 04 2014

Avoiding Hidden Pitfalls is Critical to Recurring Revenue Success, says Aria e-Paper

San Francisco, CA – March 05, 2014– Businesses ranging from Adobe to ESPN to Toyota have embraced the revolutionary “recurring revenue” sales model, leading the way in showing other companies how to create opportunities for added sales by disrupting their markets and beating the competition. But recurring revenue is not a...

Feb 25 2014

Aria Systems’ Co-founder Examines The Internet of Things and Trend to Recurring Revenue

San Francisco, CA – February 26, 2014- One of most notable business trends over the past year has been the rush to recurring revenue models by companies that previously had never considered them as a significant growth opportunity. Aria Systems co-founder and the inventor of cloud billing, Brendan O’Brien, examines recent...

Feb 10 2014

Integration is Key for Successful Recurring Revenue Management, Says Aria e-Paper

San Francisco, CA – Feb 11, 2014– With more industries expanding their business models to include recurring revenue options, top-level managers that want to create or keep a competitive advantage are faced with logistical system integration questions and concerns that might slow down or prevent a smooth transition to...

Feb 03 2014

Aria Systems and SOFTRAX Partner to Prepare Existing ERP Solutions to Support the Subscription Economy

CANTON, Mass. – February 4th, 2014– Aria Systems, expert in cloud-based recurring revenue management, and revenue recognition specialists SOFTRAX today announced that they have formed a partnership to augment and extend the life of existing Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) systems and prepare them for the emerging...

Jan 30 2014

Aria Systems: Recurring Revenue Market Disruptions to Continue in 2014

San Francisco, CA – Jan 30, 2014– The trend of companies adopting recurring revenue surged in 2013, with brand names ranging from Adobe and Amazon to Target and Toyota using new billing and pricing models to grow sales and deepen customer loyalty. This surge will continue this year as more companies adopt recurring revenue...

Jan 14 2014

Aria Lauds WWE for Adopting a Recurring Revenue Model for New Streaming Service

San Francisco, CA – January 14, 2014  Aria Systems, expert in cloud-based recurring revenue management, today lauded the world’s largest professional wrestling federation as it joins the long list of industries expanding their recurring revenue strategies. According to an Atlanta Journal-Constitution article from January,...

Jan 08 2014

Customer Relationships Key to Recurring Revenue Success, Emphasizes New Aria e-Paper

San Francisco, CA – January 09, 2014The advent of the recurring revenue sales model for 21st century business success is fact, not fad. And the latest e-paper from recurring revenue expert Aria Systems, entitled “Why Recurring Revenue Success Is All About Customer Relationships,” underscores the fact that this new business...

Apr 08 2015

20 Innovative Ways IT Can Impact the Business in 2015

http://samsungbusiness.cio.com/20-innovative-ways-can-impact-business-2015/

“Convince other executives to make investments now in modern, more agile, cloud-based solutions for back office systems such as billing, BI, HR, etc.,” said Brendan O’Brien (@brendan0606), chief evangelist and co-founder for Aria Systems. “Modern back office solutions put...

Mar 09 2015

Tech Guest Viewpoint: 5 Ways the IoT Will Revolutionize Retail

http://www.chainstoreage.com/article/tech-guest-viewpoint-5-ways-iot-will-revolutionize-retail

You’ve undoubtedly heard about the Internet of Things (IoT) and you might think that it’s all about wearables and energy savings. You might conclude that it doesn’t have much to do with your retail business. Well think again. The business impact on the retail sector from...

Mar 05 2015

Mark Verbeck Recognition Plaque

http://www.bizjournals.com/sanfrancisco/potmsearch/reprint/submission/4408611?ana=e_potm_thx&ana=e_notification_potm

In charge of Aria’s global finance, human resources, legal and administrative organizations, Verbeck brings over 20 years of experience in finance and operations, at both emerging growth companies and major corporations, and will be instrumental in helping the company scale...

Mar 05 2015

Mark Verbeck Recognition Plaque

http://www.bizjournals.com/sanjose/potmsearch/reprint/submission/4408621?ana=e_potm_thx&ana=e_notification_potm

In charge of Aria’s global finance, human resources, legal and administrative organizations, Verbeck brings over 20 years of experience in finance and operations, at both emerging growth companies and major corporations, and will be instrumental in helping the company scale...

Feb 25 2015

What Does Your Urgent Care Center and the Video Billboard have in common?

http://www.m2mevolution.com/topics/m2mevolution/articles/398653-what-does-urgent-care-center-the-video-billboard.htm

When I was younger, I sold Yellow Page ads. Some customers would want me to sell them ads on a monthly basis, as if I could go to everyone’s home and remove the ad of the annual local book. Clearly that was not going to happen.

Feb 24 2015

Aria Systems Gets HIPAA Certification to Serve Healthcare Industry

http://www.websitemagazine.com/m/blog/post/41259?name=aria-systems-gets-hippa-certification-to-serve-healthcare-industry&channel=software&App=software&y=2015&m=02&d=24&PostName=aria-systems-gets-hippa-certification-to-serve-healthcare-industry

Healthcare organizations house consumers’ most private data – everything from social security numbers to health records. This was recently brought to everyone’s attention when the second largest health insurer was hacked, possibly exposing the sensitive information of tens...

Feb 16 2015

3 Ways Retailers Can Move Towards Monetizing the Internet of Things

http://www.retailonlineintegration.com/article/getting-internet-things-bandwagon-3-ways-retailers-can-move-toward-monetization/1

You've undoubtedly heard of the Internet of Things, or IoT, the intelligent network that monitors, measures, meters and monetizes the vast quantity of data flowing through it. By 2020, experts estimate that more than 26 billion devices will be installed and connected to the...

Feb 10 2015

5 Steps to Earning a Customer's Loyalty for Life (Infographic)

http://www.inc.com/laura-montini/infographic/cultivating-customer-lifetime-value.html

Customer loyalty can make or break a brand in the long run. A whopping 80 percent of a company's future profits come from 20 percent of of existing customers. In this digital-first era, businesses have to keep up with customer expectations. Increasingly successful companies...

Feb 09 2015

Aria Systems Awarded HIPAA Certification

http://www.smbnation.com/content/news/entry/aria-systems-awarded-hipaa-certification

Aria Systems recently announced that it has been awarded the HIPAA Certification after a strenuous 6-month audit process by a third party. This latest certification is added to the company's existing certs in TRUSTe and PCI DSS v.3, the latest framework standard for credit...

Feb 09 2015

Aria Systems Updates on Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act Certification

http://insurancenewsnet.com/oarticle/2015/02/09/aria-systems-updates-on-health-insurance-portability-and-accountability-act-cert-a-592134.html

Aria Systems reported Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 certification as a result of a third party audit process. "At Aria Systems our customer's experience, including security, is paramount," said Oleg Ganopolskiy, VP of Operations, Aria Systems,...

Feb 06 2015

Announcing the 2015 OnCloud Top 100 private companies

http://aonetwork.com/blogs/Announcing-the-2015-OnCloud-Top-100-private-companies

This year, the private companies on the sixth annual AlwaysOn OnCloud Top 100 (formerly OnDemand 100) are rising to the challenge of bringing the world's businesses and enterprises into the cloud. "The OnCloud Top 100 represents the best-of-breed of private companies in B2B...

Feb 04 2015

Aria Systems Earns HIPAA Certification

http://www.channelinsider.com/cloud-computing/vmware-enhances-its-partner-network-2.html/

Aria Systems, a provider of an end-to-end active monetization platform for optimizing recurring revenue businesses, has been awarded Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) certification after a six-month third-party audit process. The company said it...

Feb 02 2015

Ten Top iBPM use cases

http://searchsoa.techtarget.com/photostory/2240239343/Ten-top-iBPM-use-cases/9/Use-cloud-based-tools-to-create-dynamic-customer-offers#contentCompress

Cloud-based tools for dynamically managing the customer offer side of business processes are helping B2B subscription businesses, as well as physical products businesses, improve revenue streams by better matching complex business offerings with customer needs. A key...

Feb 02 2015

Riding the Recurring Revenue Express

http://www.websitemagazine.com/content/blogs/posts/archive/2015/02/02/riding-the-recurring-revenue-express.aspx

Savvy Web retailers and service providers are looking for ways to jump on the recurring revenue bandwagon. Last month, it was even considered the number one New Year’s resolution for small businesses. Where there is a business objective, there are technology companies...

Jan 30 2015

Recurring revenue model becoming the norm for billing

http://cphpost.dk/news/recurring-revenue-model-becoming-the-norm-for-billing.12427.html

From software to streaming, businesses are increasingly moving away from traditional billing models towards recurring revenue – typically with some variety of subscription. Aria Systems is a company capitalising on the paradigm shift. It provides a cloud-based SaaS (...

Jan 16 2015

Falck Group Selects Aria Systems’ Active Monetization Platform for Falck Assistance Division

http://www.thedanishpioneer.com/news/news-copenhagen-san-francisco-falck-group-selects-aria-systems-active-monetization-platform-falck-assistance-division/

Roadside and Home Assistance Division of $1.9 Billion Falck Group Innovates Billing to Deliver Business Agility – Aria Systems, the leading innovator in recurring revenue with its global headquarters in San Francisco, announced on January 13, 2015 from Copenhagen and San...

Dec 11 2014

Internet of Things Takes Center Stage in App Development

http://adtmag.com/blogs/dev-watch/2014/09/iot-hype.aspx

Aria Systems got a jump on everybody by announcing an e-book about "Monetizing the IoT." The IoT was the feature attraction at Intel Developer Forum in San Francisco. In announcing new developer tools, the hardware giant highlighted "how the company is moving quickly to...

Dec 03 2014

Aria Systems Releases Recurring Revenue Guide

http://www.channelinsider.com/smb-partner/avnet-first-distributor-to-offer-hp-convergedsystem-700.html/

Avnet Technology Solutions has been selected as the first distributor in the United States to offer HP ConvergedSystem 700 to its solution provider partners. The product delivers a software-defined environment to help customers adopt an open hybrid model with converged...

Dec 01 2014

Free eBook: No BS Guide to Recurring Revenue Success

http://vsr.edgl.com/reseller-news/Free-eBook--No-BS-Guide-to-Recurring-Revenue-Success-96882

For organizations looking to launch, convert to, or expand a business with recurring revenue, Aria Systems “No BS Guide to Recurring Revenue Success” incorporates lessons learned from years of actual recurring revenue implementations, programs and initiatives launched at...

Dec 01 2014

Aria Systems Offers ‘NO BS Guide to Recurring Revenue Success’

http://www.channelpronetwork.com/news/aria-systems-offers-%E2%80%98no-bs-guide-recurring-revenue-success%E2%80%99-enterprises-planning-recurring

Enterprise software company, Aria Systems, has released a comprehensive primer for organizations looking to launch, convert to, or expand a business with recurring revenue. The “No BS Guide to Recurring Revenue Success” incorporates lessons learned from years of actual...

Nov 23 2014

Monetization of the IoT Part 1

http://cloudtweaks.com/2014/11/monetization-internet-things-qa-brendan-obrien/

Monetization of the internet of things (IoT) is one of the most exciting and challenging issues facing the industry today, so we spoke with Brendan O’Brien to learn more. Brendan is the Co-Founder of Aria Systems, who are one of the leading innovators in recurring revenue...

Nov 21 2014

Monetization of the IoT Part 2

http://cloudtweaks.com/2014/11/monetization-internet-things-part-2/

Monetization of the internet of things (IoT) is one of the most exciting and challenging issues facing the industry today, so we spoke with Brendan O’Brien to learn more. This is the 2nd part of the interview. Part 1 was published on Monday.

Nov 12 2014

IoT Connectivity Solutions What is an IoT Connectivity Solution

http://www.iotconnectivitysolutions.com/topics/iotconnectivitysolutions/articles/393493-iot-young-but-growing-up-before-our-eyes.htm

The Internet of Things (IoT) is a spectacular notion of existing in a wholly connected world. IoT connectivity solutions, processors and sensors are just some of pieces allowing one’s refrigerator to “restock” itself or cars to drive themselves; this “smart” new world has...

Nov 10 2014

How the Internet of Things Is Shaping Our Future

http://tech.co/internet-of-things-shaping-future-2014-11

Internet of Things (IoT): The convergence of connecting people, things, data and processes is transforming our life, business and everything. Since the mid-1990s, the Internet has had a revolutionary impact on culture and commerce. Life today has dramatically changed and...

Nov 07 2014

Infographic: What will the IoT look like in 2025?

http://blog.atmel.com/2014/11/07/infographic-what-will-the-iot-look-like-in-2025/

If we had computers that knew everything there was to know about things—using data they gathered without any help from us—we would be able to track and count everything, and greatly reduce waste, loss, and cost. We would know when things needed replacing, repairing, or...

Nov 07 2014

InfoGraphic: What Will the IoT Look like In 2015

http://atmelcorporation.wordpress.com/2014/11/07/infographic-what-will-the-iot-look-like-in-2025/

If we had computers that knew everything there was to know about things—using data they gathered without any help from us—we would be able to track and count everything, and greatly reduce waste, loss, and cost. We would know when things needed replacing, repairing, or...

Oct 15 2014

Brendan O’Brien is Not Lost in a Blue Ocean at Aria Networks

http://www.mobilitytechzone.com/topics/4g-wirelessevolution/articles/2014/10/15/391363-brendan-obrien-not-lost-a-blue-ocean-aria.htm

First of all, for the record, it’s not the same Brendan O’Brien who played on Lost that talked to me last week. This Brendan O’Brien is the CTO of Aria Systems and he was all about the story of changing business models that IoT represents. To be candid Aria is a billing...

Oct 14 2014

Why the ‘Internet of Things’ Is Important

http://insights.wired.com/profiles/blogs/why-the-internet-of-things-is-important?xg_source=msg_appr_blogpost#axzz3G97HGONC

We live in a world where recurring revenue management is becoming a dominant theme. Lately there’s been a natural gravitation to the Internet of Things/Internet of Everything, and the synchronicity between the business models the IoT produces and how Aria is serendipitously...

Oct 07 2014

5 Thought Leaders in Cloud Computing to Follow

http://www.sramanamitra.com/2014/10/07/5-thought-leaders-in-cloud-computing-to-follow/

A recent report released by Markets and Markets estimates the global cloud computing spend to grow to $121.1 billion by 2015, recording a compounded annual growth rate of 26% over the period 2010 through 2015. Another report by Market Research Media expects strong growth...

Oct 03 2014

Infographic: Past, Present, & Future of IoT

http://www.ebnonline.com/author.asp?section_id=3219&doc_id=275037

The Internet of Things (IoT) is more than the newest buzzphrase. It's set to transform the electronics industry, from what products consumers use to how those products get made. "Vast innovation in the Internet of Things space is being driven by range of people from large...

Sep 30 2014

If You Want IoT, You Need the Cloud

http://www.enterprisenetworkingplanet.com/datacenter/if-you-want-iot-you-need-the-cloud.html

Experts at Boston's Connected Cloud Summit argue that the cloud and the Internet of Things are necessarily intertwined. BOSTON – The Connected Cloud Summit held here two weeks ago could easily have been called "The Internet of Things Connectivity Summit," since most of the...

Sep 28 2014

The Compelling Driver for the 'Internet of Things'

http://search.sys-con.com/node/3159859

I came across a very interesting story posted at the Reviewed.com. Website in the section covering home oven reviews. The headline read “The Smart Home Dominates the Internet of Things.” The story, based on a recent report published by Appinions, a market research firm,...

Sep 28 2014

Aria Systems Released Enhanced Cloud-based Billing with Additional Monetization Capabilities

http://www.policychargingcontrol.com/2559-aria-systems-released-enhanced-cloud-based-billing-with-additional-monetization-capabilities

California-based Aria Systems, the leading cloud billing provider, Thursday announed its 2014 Fall platform release, expanding its leading monetization capabilities to provide additional pricing and packaging options. The new release helps companies to take advantage of...

Sep 26 2014

Monetization Capabilities, the Key to Enterprise Growth

http://www.websitemagazine.com/content/blogs/posts/archive/2014/09/26/monetization-capabilities-the-key-to-enterprise-growth.aspx

Aria Systems, a recurring revenue and subscription billing company, has announced its 2014 Fall platform release. The newly updated platform contains more than 60 new features including many additional monetization capabilities like surcharge capabilities where companies...

Sep 26 2014

Aria Systems Unveils More Monetization Capabilities

http://www.billingworld.com/news/2014/09/aria-systems-unveils-more-monetization-capabiliti.aspx

Revenue-management solutions provider Aria Systems has introduced its 2014 Fall platform, expanding its monetization capabilities to provide additional pricing and packaging options. Available now, the company says this latest release includes enhancements to its cloud-...

Sep 22 2014

Making the Internet of Things Real in the Cloud

http://sandhill.com/article/making-the-internet-of-things-real-in-the-cloud/

Although the true meaning of the Internet of Things (IoT) continues to provoke plenty of debate, there is no question the cloud is helping organizations across nearly every industry capitalize on an increasingly connected world. The business implications of this brave, new...

Sep 16 2014

8 Things Your Brand Can Do Now to Make Money From the Internet of Things

http://www.emarketingandcommerce.com/article/8-things-your-brand-can-do-now-make-money-from-internet-things/1

Imagine a world where almost every device we use is connected to a vast, intelligent network that monitors, measures, meters and monetizes the colossal flow of data coming through it. It's not the stuff of science fiction. We're already seeing it today. This Internet of...

Sep 14 2014

Aria Systems’ Co-Founder & Cloud Billing Inventor Talks Monetizing IoT

http://ybltv.com/2014/09/aria-systems-co-founder-cloud-billing-inventor-talks-monetizing-iot/

Aria Systems is a Cloud-based provider of recurring revenue management systems enabling its customers to provide products and services through subscription, usage, prepaid, tiers, pay-as-you-go and freemium. Aria’s list of customers  include such high-profile  Industry...

Sep 10 2014

Cloud Infographic – The Past, Present and Future of the Internet of Things

http://cloudtweaks.com/2014/09/cloud-infographic-past-present-future-internet-things/

The shape of our future with the Internet of Things (IoT) began as far back as 2005. The IoT stands to transform appliances as mundane and common as the toaster oven. When it needs service, it could alert a repair shop to come fix it or pick it up for replacement. More...

Sep 10 2014

Monetizing the IoT From A to Z

http://www.technewsworld.com/story/81017.html

There is no question that one of the hottest topics in the tech industry is the rapidly evolving world of the Internet of Things. The seemingly infinite variety of use cases for capturing data from a widening array of connected devices and objects is inspiring the...

Sep 09 2014

Constant Contact Picks Aria Systems’ Revenue Management Platform

http://www.billingworld.com/news/2014/07/constant-contact-picks-aria-systems-revenue-manag.aspx

Constant Contact, which provides an all-in-one marketing platform to small businesses, has chosen Aria Systems’ cloud-based, enterprise-class platform for recurring revenue management. Aria says its solution will help Constant Contact provide a greater variety of pricing,...

Sep 04 2014

What the Internet of Things Will Look Like in 2025 (Infographic)

http://www.inc.com/graham-winfrey/what-the-internet-of-things-will-look-like-in-2025.html

The term Internet of Things is frequently associated with smart home devices--everyday objects that are hooked up to the internet--but the future of "IoT" technology has more to offer than just refrigerators that can tell you which items they're missing. Some of the...

Sep 03 2014

Aria Systems is Offering a Free E-Book on Monetizing the Internet of Things

http://www.thedomains.com/2014/09/03/ariasystems-is-offering-free-e-book-on-monetizing-the-internet-of-things/

AriaSystems.com is offering a free ebook on “Monetizing the Internet of Things: Perspectives from the Front Lines,” an e-book released today and available free of charge from Aria Systems, “the leading innovator in recurring revenue management.”

Sep 02 2014

Adobe Brings Home the Recurring Revenue Bacon

http://sandhill.com/article/adobe-brings-home-the-recurring-revenue-bacon/

Adobe broke tradition just over a year ago when it switched from its traditional perpetual license to a subscription model for its popular Photoshop, Illustrator and InDesign software. Under the new model customers pay from $29.99 to $49.99 per month depending upon the...

Aug 28 2014

@ThingsExpo | Google and Samsung Lead IoT Land Rush [by @AriaSystemsInc]

http://seo.ulitzer.com/node/3163690

If you’re like me – with my busy schedule and all – it’s easy to forget things, especially when I am in a rush to get out of the house for work or for some critical appointment. Usually my mind is fixated elsewhere. I invariably have to ask myself whether I’ve switched off...

Aug 27 2014

The ‘Internet of Things’ (IoT): Disruption of Capitalism and Other Challenges

http://insights.wired.com/profiles/blogs/6544125:BlogPost:111754#axzz3Bc5tHLmo

Whether it’s a toddler going through potty training, the behaviors of subatomic particles during nuclear fission, a society shifting to a new social norm, the widespread adoption of a new technology, or the arrival of a new boss at your company… it’s all the same: As...

Aug 27 2014

The Internet of Things: Disruption of Capitalism and Other Challenges

http://insights.wired.com/profiles/blogs/6544125:BlogPost:111754#axzz3Bc5tHLmo

In all systems, great change is always preceded by great disequilibrium. Whether it’s a toddler going through potty training, the behaviors of subatomic particles during nuclear fission, a society shifting to a new social norm, the widespread adoption of a new technology,...

Aug 26 2014

Billing System Trends in the Internet of Things

http://sandhill.com/article/billing-system-trends-in-the-internet-of-things/

Aria Systems, launched in 2002 and headquartered in San Francisco, is a centralized hub providing a SaaS solution for full management of all aspects of billing in recurring-revenue businesses in all industries. In this interview,co-founder and chief evangelist Brendan O’...

Aug 21 2014

AWS Joins the Ranks of Businesses Shifting to Recurring Revenue

http://www.channelpartnersonline.com/blogs/peertopeer/2014/08/aws-joins-the-ranks-of-businesses-shifting-to-rec.aspx

When you look under the hood of your car, you can see many of the critical parts that make it run efficiently, including the motor. Well, think of Amazon Web Services (AWS) as a little like your car’s motor. AWS is tucked under the hood of the Internet, out of sight, geared...

Aug 07 2014

Salil Deshpande: Software Engineer. Venture Capitalist. Open Source Investor.

http://www.techrepublic.com/article/salil-deshpande-software-engineer-venture-capitalist-open-source-investor/

Salil Deshpande never really imagined life as a venture capitalist before he was one. The former software engineer and startup founder never considered life on the other side of the fence when he was putting himself behind enterprise startups. It wasn't until he took a...

Aug 05 2014

Ericsson Buys into Agile Billing – Acquires Metratech

http://www.forbes.com/sites/sungardas/2014/08/21/did-working-mothers-give-birth-to-disaster-recovery/

Working moms spend every waking minute striving to keep their family life and work responsibilities—sometimes simultaneously—up and running. They run their lives based on contingency-plans for the “what-if” scenarios and recovery plans from the inevitable everyday disasters...

Aug 04 2014

Monetizing the "Internet of Things" By Aria Systems

http://patromanski.sys-con.com/node/3134803

There's no doubt that the Internet of Things is driving the next wave of innovation. Google has spent billions over the past few months vacuuming up companies that specialize in smart appliances and machine learning. Already, Philips light bulbs, Audi automobiles, and...

Aug 01 2014

CIO Review – mention of Aria as a top 100 company

http://software.cioreview.com/outlook/100-most-promising-technology-companies-2014.html

100 Most Promising Technology Companies of 2014

Jul 29 2014

Because Telcos Have One Very Big, And One Very Boring, Problem. Ericsson Acquires MetraTech

http://www.forbes.com/sites/benkepes/2014/07/29/because-telcos-have-one-very-big-and-one-very-boring-1-problem-ericsson-acquires-metratech/

I’ve done a fair amount of work within telcos and I’ve yet to come across one that isn’t a slow, lumbering beast. That’s a pretty harsh summation but it’s my experience. While many people put telco lack of agility down to core structural and cultural problems, one of the...

Jul 25 2014

10 Companies Making Money From the "Internet of Things" [Infographic]

http://www.websitemagazine.com/content/blogs/posts/archive/2014/07/25/10-companies-making-money-from-the-internet-of-things-infographic.aspx

For those have not yet heard the term, Gartner defines IoT as physical objects that contain technology which allows them to communicate, sense or interact with their internal states or external environment. From cars to bracelets and even light bulbs, more and more...

Jul 25 2014

Monetizing Internet of Things

http://www.techxx.net/2014/07/23/infographic-companies-monetizing-iot/?utm_campaign=TECHX%2025072014.html&utm_medium=email&utm_source=Eloqua

Whilst the ‘Internet of Things’ is being thrown around as a buzzword for all businesses, it’s good to take a look at the ones that are actually using the IoT to make money. As part of Aria Systems blog series ‘The Monetization of Things‘, they have created an infographic...

Jul 24 2014

Power Panel: IoT Poineers Discuss Internet Of Things

http://cloudcomputing.sys-con.com/node/3128254

In this @ThingsExpo Power Panel, on June 9 at our New York City studio, @ThingsExpo conference chair Roger Strukhoff led a discussion with panelists Mac Devine, Distinguished Engineer at IBM; Jonas Jacobi, Co-Founder & President of Kaazing; Chad Jones, Vice President,...

Jul 24 2014

Aria Systems, Inc. – The Enterprise Recurring Revenue Innovator

http://magazine.cioreview.com/July-2014/Telecom/

Jul 23 2014

Ten Cool Companies That Are Monetizing IoT and How You Can Too!

http://www.itbusinessedge.com/slideshows/ten-cool-companies-that-are-monetizing-iot-and-how-you-can-too.html

With growth in the Internet of Things (IoT) projected to be 26 billion units installed by 2020 resulting in billions of dollars of additional value for suppliers, the potential for revenue is there for those who develop successful IoT strategies. “Soon it will be easier and...

Jul 21 2014

Monetizing the Internet of Things

http://cloudtweaks.com/2014/07/monetizing-internet-of-things/

There are many interesting ways in which companies are looking to connect devices to the cloud. From the vehicles to kitchen appliances the internet of things is already a $1.9 trillion dollar market based on research estimates from IDC . Included is a fascinating...

Jul 18 2014

Constant Contact Selects Aria Systems to Speed Recurring Revenue Growth of Integrated Online Marketing Suite

http://www.tmcnet.com/usubmit/2014/07/18/7930319.htm

According to a company release, Aria Systems helps businesses solve complex monetization problems to quickly grow revenue and deliver outstanding customer experiences. Constant Contact offers an all-in-one online marketing platform that helps small businesses drive repeat...

Jul 14 2014

IRCE 2014 Technology Report

http://cdn.multichannelmerchant.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/07/MCM_IRCE-2014-Technology-Report.pdf

With SLI Systems, your site visitors will find the products and information they seek quickly and efficiently, moving them to a purchase in fewer clicks. The result? Happier customers, increased conversions and 1 3 % * higher average order value from visitors who use search...

Jul 11 2014

Constant Contact Selects Aria Systems for Recurring Revenue Management

http://www.smbnation.com/content/news/entry/constant-contact-selects-aria-systems-for-recurring-revenue-management

Constant Contact, Inc. , which offers an online marketing program for SMBs, has chosen Aria Systems’ platform for recurring revenue management to provide a greater variety of pricing, packaging, and billing options to its 600,000 customers. “To support the continued growth...

Jul 09 2014

The Growing Wave of the 'Internet of Things' @ThingsExpo

http://www.sys-con.com/node/3116360

"The Internet of Things is a wave that has arrived and it's growing really fast. The concern at Aria Systems is making sure that people understand the ramifications of their attempts to monetize whatever it is they build on the Internet of Things," explained C Brendan O'...

Jul 09 2014

The Growing Wave of the 'Internet of Things' @ThingsExpo

http://www.sys-con.com/node/3116360

"The Internet of Things is a wave that has arrived and it's growing really fast. The concern at Aria Systems is making sure that people understand the ramifications of their attempts to monetize whatever it is they build on the Internet of Things," explained C Brendan O'...

Jul 07 2014

Hires and promotions, May 7

http://www.sfgate.com/business/moversandshakers/article/Hires-and-promotions-May-7-5458024.php

Aria Systems hired Adeeb Shanaa as vice president of products. Shanaa most recently served as executive vice president at LogicBlox. 365 Data Centers has named John Scanlon chief executive officer and Keao Caindec chief marketing officer. Before joining 365, Scanlon served...

Jul 07 2014

Tips for Building Predictable Revenue Via Recurring Revenue Models

http://www.retailonlineintegration.com/article/tips-building-predictable-revenue-via-recurring-revenue-models/1

According to Gartner, 35 percent of Global 2000 companies will generate incremental revenue through subscription-based services and revenue models by 2015. Additionally, MGI Research indicates that 76 percent of cloud infrastructure companies and 83 percent of software-as-a...

Jul 01 2014

The Half-Truth of an Economy Based Only on Subscriptions

http://www.billingworld.com/blogs/insider/2014/07/the-half-truth-of-an-economy-based-only-on-subscr.aspx

You may have heard a lot about the move toward the subscription-based business economy. After all, it’s a buzz-worthy notion. An increasing number of customers now prefer to subscribe to services than buy products on a one-off basis, and that phenomenon is revolutionizing...

Jun 29 2014

What You Should Know About the Uber Phenomenon

http://www.websitemagazine.com/content/blogs/posts/archive/2014/06/29/what-you-should-know-about-the-uber-phenomenon.aspx

Media outlets everywhere shouted news that the 3-year-old ride-sharing service Uber charted an eye-popping valuation of up to $18.2 billion, after closing its venture capital round that raised $1.2 billion. In fact, by Forbes' numbers, Uber is now worth more than Avis and...

Jun 25 2014

The Digital Dispatch: AddThis, Jun Group, and ThoughtBuzz

http://www.imediaconnection.com/content/36834.asp

4INFO named Mari Tangredias its new SVP. AddThis announced a new online marketplace featuring tools that enable online publishers to serve more targeted and relevant content to website visitors. AKQA announced the winners of its global Future Lions competition at the Cannes...

Jun 24 2014

How to Keep Customers (Happily) Paying Forever

http://www.inc.com/minda-zetlin/how-to-keep-customers-happily-paying-forever.html

Do you want repeat customers? Of course you do. Plenty of research shows that getting more business from an existing customer costs you less in both outlay and effort than persuading someone to buy for the first time. The easiest way to make it happen is by creating a...

Jun 19 2014

Taking Big Risks and Achieving Big Wins

http://www.billingworld.com/blogs/insider/2014/06/taking-big-risks-and-achieving-big-wins.aspx

Raymond Vrabel gives us an end-of-the-year wrap-up on what we learned in the SMB space in 2014, as well as what MSPs should be looking for in 2015. Don't be a doofus. Because if you're making this networking mistake, that's exactly what you are. It's what Mojo Marketing's...

Jun 05 2014

Here’s what Hobbyist Hackers are Building inside Hive76

http://technical.ly/philly/2014/06/05/hive76-clyde-chris-thompson/

Every Wednesday evening at Hive76 is open house night. That means that hobbyist hardware hackers gather at the Callowhill space to battle with homemade robots, 3D-print bracelets and build their next cosplay prop — all while drinking Lionshead or Genesee (and the occasional...

Jun 05 2014

Aria Systems Launches Anthology on Succeeding in Internet of Things Market

http://elizabethwhite.sys-con.com/node/3099694

Aria Systems on Thursday announced the launch of the first article in a nine-part series on the "Monetization of Things," a strategic and financial primer for businesses that are looking to achieve maximum financial benefit from the "Internet of Things" (IoT) phenomenon....

Jun 03 2014

On the move, published June 1, 2014

http://www.mercurynews.com/business/ci_25888280/move-published-june-1-2014

Lloyd Alexander, Seal Software The San Francisco provider of a platform that helps companies maximize revenue opportunities named Lloyd Alexander vice president of contract strategy. Previously, he served at IBM. Rita Brogley, MyBuys The San Mateo provider of coordinated...

Jun 01 2014

@ThingsExpo Power Panel: Think Big – Then Think Bigger

http://cloudexpo.ulitzer.com/node/3094525

The Internet of Things is the biggest idea since the creation of the Worldwide Web more than 20 years ago. Why? Because the "things" are not just desktops, laptops, smartphones, and tablets. The "things" come from the world of sensor-driven Big Data that is even now...

Jun 01 2014

Adeeb appointment

http://www.mercurynews.com/business/ci_25888280/move-published-june-1-2014

May 27 2014

Look Who’s Talking About the IoT at the Connected Cloud

http://thinkstrategies.com/2014/05/27/look-whos-talking-about-the-internet-of-things-at-the-connected-cloud-summit/

Executives from GE, Google, Salesforce.com, SmartThings, Birst, Prelert and Code On Technologies are among the latest speakers to agree to share their perspectives regarding the rapidly evolving Internet of Things (IoT) marketplace at the Connected Cloud Summit hosted by...

May 14 2014

Making Money the New Fashion Way - Recurring Revenue and You

http://www.tmcnet.com/topics/articles/2012/05/03/288860-making-money-new-fashion-way-recurring-revenue-you.htm

In a previous posting, I took a look at the business transformation that is sweeping the Internet as “E”verything becomes a service. While falling almost into the category of “having a keen grasp of the obvious,” the facts are that the desirability for business and...

May 12 2014

Birst, ServiceSource and Xively Latest Companies to Sponsor and Speak about the IoT at Connected Cloud Summit

http://thinkstrategies.com/2014/05/12/birst-servicesource-and-xively-latest-companies-to-sponsor-and-speak-about-the-internet-of-things-at-connected-cloud-summit/

Birst, ServiceSource and Xively, a division of LogMeIn, are the latest Internet of Things (IoT) companies to agree to sponsor and speak at the Connected Cloud Summit, hosted by THINKstrategies and Cloud Computing Showplace, Thursday, September 18 in Boston, MA. The...

May 07 2014

Hires and Promotions – Adeeb Shanaa Appointment

http://www.sfgate.com/business/moversandshakers/article/Hires-and-promotions-May-7-5458024.php

Aria Systems hired Adeeb Shanaa as vice president of products. Shanaa most recently served as executive vice president at LogicBlox. 365 Data Centers has named John Scanlon chief executive officer and Keao Caindec chief marketing officer. Before joining 365, Scanlon served...

May 05 2014

HP to Sponsor and Speak about IoT at Connected Cloud

http://thinkstrategies.com/2014/05/05/hp-to-sponsor-and-speak-about-internet-of-things-at-connected-cloud-summit/

The Connected Cloud Summit will examine how the Cloud is enabling enterprises to capitalize on today’s rapidly evolving Internet of Things (IoT) opportunities across nearly every industry. The Summit will provide an intimate, executive forum that will showcase the latest...

May 01 2014

Adeeb Shanaa Recognition Plaque

http://www.bizjournals.com/sanfrancisco/potmsearch/reprint/submission/2653931?ana=e_potm_thx

Adeeb Shanaa Date added:May 1, 2014 Submission Type:New Hire Current employer:Aria Systems Current title/position:Vice President of Products Industry:Technology Position level:Vice President Duties/responsibilities: Aria Systems, the leading innovator in recurring revenue...

May 01 2014

Adeeb Shanaa appointment

http://www.bizjournals.com/sanfrancisco/potmsearch/reprint/submission/2653931?ana=e_potm_thx

Aria Systems, the leading innovator in recurring revenue management, has appointed Adeeb Shanaa as vice president of products to drive continued leadership and innovation as the company expands globally. In this newly created position, Shanaa reports directly to Aria...

Apr 28 2014

Flexera Software to Sponsor and Speaker about Internet of Things at Connected Cloud Summit

http://thinkstrategies.com/2014/04/28/flexera-software-to-sponsor-and-speak-about-internet-of-things-at-connected-cloud-summit/

Flexera Software, a leading provider of software licensing and entitlement management solutions, is the latest company to become a sponsor and speaker at the Connected Cloud Summit, hosted by THINKstrategies and Cloud Computing Showplace, Thursday, September 18 in Boston,...

Apr 25 2014

Recurring Revenue Management Company Aria Taps VP of Products

http://www.retailingtoday.com/article/recurring-revenue-management-co-aria-taps-vp-products

Aria Systems, a leading innovator in recurring revenue management, has appointed Adeeb Shanaa to VP of products as part of the company's global expansion initiative. Shanaa will report directly to Aria Systems CEO Tom Dibble. Shanaa has led product innovation in enterprise...

Apr 21 2014

‘Code Halos’ Author Ben Pring to Present Cognizant¹s Views About Changing Business Rules Created by the Internet of Things at Connected Cloud Summit September 18 in Boston

http://thinkstrategies.com/2014/04/21/code-halos-author-ben-pring-to-present-cognizants-views-about-changing-business-rules-created-by-internet-of-things-at-connected-cloud-summit-september-18-in-boston/

Ben Pring, one of the authors of “Code Halos”, has agreed to present the key findings of the new book regarding the business implications of the ‘Internet of Things’ (IoT) at the 2014 Connected Cloud Summit, hosted by THINKstrategies and the Cloud Computing Showplace, on...

Apr 16 2014

Your Biz TV Live

http://ybltv.com/?p=11666

Brendan O’Brien has been in the subscription services business for over 20 years and is recognized as a pioneer and thought-leader. By innovating database-driven, enterprise-grade Web applications, O’Brien introduced the world to cloud billing before the concept of “cloud”...

Apr 14 2014

Everyone Wants into the Internet of Things

http://sandhill.com/article/everyone-wants-into-the-internet-of-things/

A confluence of technological and market forces is coming together to exponentially expand the past promise of Machine-to-Machine (M2M) capabilities into a wider array of Internet of Things (IoT) market opportunities. These new possibilities are also attracting a broader...

Apr 13 2014

Hires and Promotions ­ John Pora

http://www.sfgate.com/business/moversandshakers/article/Hires-and-promotions-April-13-5399677.php#photo-6149611

Quorum appointed Nader Soudah as vice president of Americas channel sales. Talari Networks Inc. named Hien Nguyen as vice president of sales. Nguyen joins Talari from Netgear. ABD Insurance & Financial Services hired Nancy Brown as vice president, account executive real...

Apr 13 2014

Hires and promotions, April 13

http://www.sfgate.com/business/moversandshakers/article/Hires-and-promotions-April-13-5399677.php#photo-6149611

Quorum appointed Nader Soudah as vice president of Americas channel sales. Talari Networks Inc. named Hien Nguyen as vice president of sales. Nguyen joins Talari from Netgear. Talari Networks Inc. named Hien Nguyen as vice president of sales. Nguyen joins Talari from...

Apr 10 2014

Internet of Things Spurs Future of IoT Discussion

http://www.billingworld.com/news/2014/04/internet-of-things-day-spurs-future-of-iot-discus.aspx

Raymond Vrabel gives us an end-of-the-year wrap-up on what we learned in the SMB space in 2014, as well as what MSPs should be looking for in 2015 Don't be a doofus. Because if you're making this networking mistake, that's exactly what you are. It's what Mojo Marketing's...

Apr 09 2014

Celebrate Connectivity: It's Internet of Things Day #iotday

http://www.cmswire.com/cms/internet-of-things/celebrate-connectivity-its-internet-of-things-day-iotday-024771.php?pageNum=2

It's a great day to "start having the important conversations on the technologies, security, data privacy and enormous potential" of the IoT, organizers maintain. But the IoT faces the same challenge many of us faced in our academic years: How do you get someone — or, in...

Mar 31 2014

More Industries Join the Recurring Revenue Revolution

http://www.retailtouchpoints.com/features/executive-viewpoints/more-industries-join-the-recurring-revenue-revolution

The telephone has been around for 130-plus years, ever since its invention by Alexander Graham Bell back in the mid-1870s. We don’t think much about those once-familiar devices, but the telephone revolutionized communications, and set the stage for our economy’s shift from...

Mar 27 2014

John Pora, Vice President of Professional Services

http://www.bizjournals.com/sanfrancisco/potmsearch/detail/submission/2559571/John_Pora

John Pora Vice President of Professional Services at Aria Systems In his new role as vice president of professional services, Pora leads an expanding team supporting the company’s continued growth in enterprise deployment. Pora’s appointment underscores the company’s...

Mar 12 2014

Aria Systems Discusses Internet of Things and Cloud Influence on Recurring-Revenue Model

http://sandhill.com/article/aria-systems-discusses-internet-of-things-and-cloud-influence-on-recurring-revenue-model/

Editor’s note: The Internet of Things, combined with the cloud, opens doors to new ways for companies to connect with customers through products and services, made even more attractive because of disruptive new pricing and packaging models. Global brands from United...

Mar 11 2014

Reality Check: The ‘Internet of things’ meets recurring revenue

http://www.rcrwireless.com/20140311/opinion/reality-check-the-internet-of-things-meets-recurring-revenue#prettyPhoto

There’s a lot of buzz these days surrounding the “Internet of things.” Unfortunately the term itself is fuzzy, leading to ambiguity and misunderstanding of what it actually means. A shame, because the underlying concept is one that promises to revolutionize the way we...

Mar 11 2014

The Internet of Things meetings Recurring Revenue

http://www.rcrwireless.com/article/20140311/opinion/reality-check-the-internet-of-things-meets-recurring-revenue/

There’s a lot of buzz these days surrounding the “Internet of things.” Unfortunately the term itself is fuzzy, leading to ambiguity and misunderstanding of what it actually means. A shame, because the underlying concept is one that promises to revolutionize the way we...

Mar 05 2014

The Right Recurring-Revenue Solution Puts the Customer Front and Center

http://www.channelpartnersonline.com/blogs/peertopeer/2014/02/the-right-recurring-revenue-solution-puts-the-cus.aspx

Recurring revenue is not a fad anymore; it’s the new way to do business in just about any sector. Recent examples of companies joining the recurring revenue revolution range from online retail powerhouse Amazon to big-box retailer Target stores to global automaker Toyota to...

Mar 03 2014

Recurring revenue recognition: Channel grapples with cloud accounting complexity

http://searchcloudprovider.techtarget.com/feature/Recurring-revenue-recognition-Channel-grapples-with-cloud-accounting-complexity

How to make money is the channel's traditional financial challenge, but some partners face another quandary: how to count it. Deciding when to record income as revenue -- the accounting task of revenue recognition -- was fairly straightforward in the traditional value-added...

Feb 28 2014

Feature: Recurring revenue recognition: Channel grapples with cloud accounting complexity

http://searchcloudprovider.techtarget.com/feature/Recurring-revenue-recognition-Channel-grapples-with-cloud-accounting-complexity

How to make money is the channel's traditional financial challenge, but some partners face another quandary: how to count it. Deciding when to record income as revenue -- the accounting task of revenue recognition -- was fairly straightforward in the traditional value-added...

Feb 26 2014

Evaluating a SaaS Subscription Billing Services

http://www.prudentcloud.com/saas/evaluating-saas-subscription-billing-service-26022014/

With increasing number of software solutions moving to SaaS, the way to charge, collect the fee for the service is also changing. License (lump-sum) fee is being replaced by (monthly/annual) subscription fee. If the architecture, data management, service uptime (SLAs) are...

Feb 18 2014

Recurring Revenue: It¹s Not All About Payment

http://www.sdcexec.com/news/11314000/customer-relationships-are-key-to-recurring-revenue-success-emphasizes-a-new-paper-by-aria

San Francisco, Calif.—Feb. 18, 2014—Aria Systems released a new e-paper entitled “Why Recurring Revenue Success Is All About Customer Relationships,” which outlines how businesses can develop a recurring revenue strategy that drives repeated sales and rapidly expands their...

Feb 05 2014

Adoption of Recurring Revenue Models on the Rise

http://www.billingworld.com/news/2014/02/adoption-of-recurring-revenue-models-on-the-rise.aspx

Raymond Vrabel gives us an end-of-the-year wrap-up on what we learned in the SMB space in 2014, as well as what MSPs should be looking for in 2015 Don't be a doofus. Because if you're making this networking mistake, that's exactly what you are. It's what Mojo Marketing's...

Jan 30 2014

Recurring Revenue Market Disruptions to Continue in 2014

http://www.itbusinessedge.com/slideshows/recurring-revenue-market-disruptions-to-continue-in-2014.html

The trend of companies adopting recurring revenue surged in 2013, with brand names ranging from Adobe and Amazon to Target and Toyota using new billing and pricing models to grow sales and deepen customer loyalty. This surge will continue this year as more companies adopt...

Jan 30 2014

Report: Recurring revenue adoption to continue in 2014

http://www.chainstoreage.com/article/report-recurring-revenue-adoption-continue-2014#

San Francisco-- The trend of companies adopting recurring revenue surged in 2013, with brand names using new billing and pricing models to grow sales and deepen customer loyalty. Recurring revenue technology provider Aria Systems projects this surge will continue in 2014 as...

Jan 30 2014

SLIDESHOW ­ Recurring Revenue Market Disruptions to Continue in 2014

http://www.itbusinessedge.com/slideshows/recurring-revenue-market-disruptions-to-continue-in-2014.html

The trend of companies adopting recurring revenue surged in 2013, with brand names ranging from Adobe and Amazon to Target and Toyota using new billing and pricing models to grow sales and deepen customer loyalty. This surge will continue this year as more companies adopt...

Jan 29 2014

How the Internet of Things Can Create Disruptive Business Models (Video)

http://smartdatacollective.com/bigdatastartups/180181/how-internet-things-can-create-disruptive-business-models

More and more companies are turning to a recurring revenue business model from online companies to unexpected companies such as Adobe and Audi. These new, unexpected, subscription-based business models are disruptive but when they are connected to the Internet of Things...

Jan 23 2014

Age of Smart Cloud: Analytics Monetization

http://www.information-management.com/blogs/age-of-the-smart-cloud-analytics-monetization-10025264-1.html

Remarks on monetization strategies likely to emerge in the market for Analytics-as-a-Service solutions

Jan 22 2014

The Primitive Power of Recurring Revenue

http://www.websitemagazine.com/content/blogs/posts/archive/2014/01/22/bottle-fed-recurring-revenues.aspx?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+Website-Magazine+(Website+Magazine)

You’re alone. You’re hungry. You’re in the dark. You’re crying. You want to be fed. Oh, and one more, thing. You’re three months old and suddenly the one predictable reality in your life isn’t there anymore.  Why am I painting this picture? Because that baby I’m describing...

Dec 23 2013

Elevator Pitch: InterWest’s Doug Pepper on the magic of serial entrepreneurs

http://www.siliconbeat.com/2013/12/23/elevator-pitch-interwests-doug-pepper-on-the-magic-of-serial-entrepreneurs/

Doug Pepper joined the venture capital business straight out of business school — in 2000, as the dot-com bubble was bursting. Not what they call auspicious timing. But by focusing on consumer Internet, mobile and (more recently) Software-as-a-Service deals, the Stanford...

Dec 18 2013

Aria Makes Billing Simple for Recurring Revenue

http://blog.ventanaresearch.com/2013/12/18/aria-makes-billing-simple-for-recurring-revenue/

I have written lately about how digital customers change customer engagement . It’s no surprise that at the heart of this change, as well as many others that impact business, is the Internet. Along with smart mobile devices, the Internet has changed the ways consumers...

Dec 17 2013

Betting on the Recurring Revenue Market

http://www.xconomy.com/san-francisco/2013/12/17/betting-recurring-revenue-market/

Big companies are betting big on recurring revenue—that is, pricing plans designed to guarantee continuing income, as opposed to one-time payments. They believe that if they play their hands correctly, this strategy will deliver profitability and growth. We’ve been watching...

Dec 06 2013

The Gartner E-Commerce Vendor Guide, 2014

http://www.gartner.com/document/2634115

Gartner is the world's most trusted source of independent IT research and advice. We provide the insights you need to grow your business and improve your competitive position. 

Dec 04 2013

Behind Every Silver Lining There’s a Cloud

http://www.billingworld.com/blogs/insider/2013/12/behind-every-silver-lining-there-s-a-cloud.aspx

Raymond Vrabel gives us an end-of-the-year wrap-up on what we learned in the SMB space in 2014, as well as what MSPs should be looking for in 2015 Don't be a doofus. Because if you're making this networking mistake, that's exactly what you are. It's what Mojo Marketing's...

Nov 26 2013

Aria Systems wins $40m fourth round funding from VMware and VCs

https://451research.com/report-short?entityId=79463

The subscription management company gains fourth round funding of $40m from a consortium of VMware and venture capitalists, bringing total investment to $83m.

Nov 26 2013

Aria Raises $40 Million in New Funding Round

http://www.billingworld.com/news/2013/11/aria-raises-40-million-in-new-funding-round.aspx

Raymond Vrabel gives us an end-of-the-year wrap-up on what we learned in the SMB space in 2014, as well as what MSPs should be looking for in 2015 Don't be a doofus. Because if you're making this networking mistake, that's exactly what you are. It's what Mojo Marketing's...

Nov 22 2013

Founding Round-up Week Ending 11/22/13

http://vator.tv/news/2013-11-22-funding-roundup-week-ending-11-22-13

Lifecake, an app that enables families to easily and privately share photos and videos, raised $1.1 million in seed funding. The round was led by Balderton Capital. ALOHA, a healthy lifestyle business, raised more than $4 million from First Round Capital, Highland Capital...

Nov 22 2013

Dell’s Davis out of channel role, Cook in; plus more news

http://searchitchannel.techtarget.com/news/2240209806/Dells-Davis-out-of-channel-role-Cook-in-plus-more-news

Greg Davis steps down as Dell channel chief and is replaced by enterprise solutions exec Cheryl Cook; plus, more news from Veeam, iBackup and others.  Less than a month after announcing that Michael Dell and Silver Lake Partners had wrapped up their acquisition of Dell Inc...

Nov 22 2013

Money plays of the week: Box and Dropbox on the hunt, Spotify lands a big round

http://upstart.bizjournals.com/money/loot/2013/11/22/money-plays-of-the-week-box-and.html

If anything, this is the week of big valuations in the world of money. Dropbox is looking to be valued at $8 billion, while its rival, Box, thinks it's worth a more "modest" $2 billion. And Spotify, the music streaming service, is worth $4 billion after raising $250 million...

Nov 21 2013

Aria Systems Raises $40M Funding Round

http://it.tmcnet.com/viewette.aspx?u=http%3a%2f%2fit.tmcnet.com%2ftopics%2fit%2farticles%2f2013%2f11%2f21%2f361099-aria-systems-raises-40m-funding-round.htm

Aria (News - Alert) Systems, a provider of cloud-based subscription and billing solutions, has raised $40 million in a recent funding round led by Bain Capital Ventures. This round, the company’s fourth to date, brings total funds raised to $83 million. Other companies that...

Nov 20 2013

These Three Enterprise Companies Just Raised A Combined $90M For The Cloud

http://www.forbes.com/sites/alexkonrad/2013/11/20/raises-apprenda-hightail-aria-systems/

As Salesforce.com draws Silicon Valley’s tech players into San Francisco for its weeklong Dreamforce conference, money continues to pour into enterprise software operating over the cloud. Apprenda, Hightail and Aria Systems have raised a combined $90 million in the last two...

Nov 20 2013

Aria Systems Raises $40M Led by Bain Capital

http://pitchbook.com/Daily_Newsletter.html?nid=KHWPE7ST5XK6O

Aria Systems, a cloud-based recurring revenue management platform, has raised $40 million in new funding led by Bain Capital Ventures, with participation from existing investors Hummer Winblad Venture Partners, Interwest Partners, Tugboat Ventures and Venrock, as well as...

Nov 20 2013

The 5 Largest Financial Software Deals of 2013

http://pitchbook.com/Daily_Newsletter.html?nid=BZVNX6575O2IC

From processing payments to managing subscription billing and recurring disbursements, financial software helps companies streamline one of the most important aspects of their business—getting money. It also enables companies and consumers to track finances, manage budgets...

Nov 20 2013

Bain Capital Ventures leads $40m round for Aria Systems

https://www.altassets.net/private-equity-news/by-news-type/deal-news/bain-capital-ventures-leads-40m-round-for-aria-systems.html

Bain Capital’s venture unit has led a $40m round for cloud-based recurring revenue management specialist Aria Systems. Existing investors Hummer Winblad Venture Partners, Interwest Partners, Tugboat Ventures and Venrock also participated in the round, which brought Aria’s...

Nov 19 2013

Bain leads $40M funding of revenue management startup Aria Systems

http://www.bizjournals.com/sanjose/news/2013/11/19/aria-systems-raises-40-million-for.html

Aria Systems, a San Francisco provider of online recurring revenue management software services, has raised $40 million in a fourth round of funding led by Bain Capital Ventures. The new investment brings the total raised by Aria to $83 million since the company was founded...

Nov 19 2013

Aria Systems Raises $40 Million in New Round of Funding Led by Bain Capital Ventures

http://finance.yahoo.com/news/aria-systems-raises-40-million-123000568.html

SAN FRANCISCO, CA--(Marketwired - Nov 19, 2013) -  Aria Systems, the leader in cloud-based recurring revenue management, announced today that it has raised $40 million in its fourth round of funding. The round was led by Bain Capital Ventures and includes existing investors...

Nov 19 2013

Aria raises USD 40 mln in new funding

http://www.telecompaper.com/news/aria-raises-usd-40-mln-in-new-funding--980784

Cloud-based recurring revenue management provider, Aria Systems has announced it has raised USD 40 million in its fourth round of funding. The round was led by Bain Capital Ventures and includes existing investors Hummer Winblad Venture Parnters, InterWest Partners, Tugboat...

Nov 19 2013

Bain Capital Ventures leads $40 mln round for Aria Systems

https://www.pehub.com/2013/11/bain-capital-ventures-leads-40-mln-round-aria-systems/?utm_source=dlvr.it&utm_medium=twitter?utm_source=dlvr.it&utm_medium=twitter

Aria Systems said Tuesday that it has closed $40 million in funding. Bain Capital Ventures led the round with participation from Hummer Winblad Venture Partners, Interwest Partners, Tugboat Ventures, Venrock and VMware. Headquartered in San Francisco, Aria Systems is a...

Nov 19 2013

Funding Daily: Clouds, smart locks, & Tyra Banks ya’ll

http://venturebeat.com/2013/11/19/funding-daily-clouds-smart-locks-tyra-banks-yall/

ood news everyone! We’ve just gathered up all the funding news for the day and rolled it up into our now legendary* Funding Daily column. Check out all the new investments below. Aria Systems snags $40M for cloud-based billing Aria Systems has some new capital to process....

Nov 19 2013

Aria Systems Lands $40 Million in Fourth Round

http://www.dmwmedia.com/news/2013/11/19/aria-systems-lands-40-million-in-fourth-round

Aria Systems, a San Francisco-based developer of cloud-based software designed to help users manage recurring revenue, said on Tuesday it has landed $40 million in its fourth round of funding, led by Bain Capital Ventures. Previous backers Hummer Winblad Venture Partners,...

Nov 19 2013

Aria Systems secures USD 40 million in fourth funding round led by Bain Capital Ventures Read more: http://www.vcpost.com/articles/18327/20131119/aria-systems-secures-usd-40-million-fourth-funding-round-led.htm#ixzz3HzJ9Drmn

http://www.vcpost.com/articles/18327/20131119/aria-systems-secures-usd-40-million-fourth-funding-round-led.htm

San Francisco-based Aria Systems said it received USD 40 million for its fourth financing round. The funding was led by Bain Capital Ventures and participated in by the company's current investors InterWest Partners, Hummer Winblad Venture Partners, Venrock, Tugboat...

Nov 19 2013

The Daily Startup: Bain Capital Backs Aria to Help Companies Manage Recurring Payments

http://blogs.wsj.com/venturecapital/2013/11/19/the-daily-startup-bain-capital-backs-aria-to-help-companies-manage-recurring-payments/

Offering software-based services through the cloud changes how companies account for revenue and charge for services–they need to be able to manage recurring payments and a host of other financial issues. Several companies are now tackling this problem, including San...

Nov 19 2013

Deals of the Day

http://fortune.com/2013/11/19/deals-of-the-day-2/

Compass-EOS, an Israel-based developer of electro-optical systems, has raised $42 million in new VC funding. Rusano and an unidentified U.S. private equity firm were joined by return backers Comcast Ventures, Cisco, Pitango Venture Capital, Benchmark Capital, Northbridge...

Nov 19 2013

Aria Systems Raises $40M, Partners With ServiceSource

http://pevc.dowjones.com/Article?an=DJFVW00020131119e9bjalp56&cid=32135017&ctype=ts&ReturnUrl=http%3A//pevc.dowjones.com/Article%3Fan%3DDJFVW00020131119e9bjalp56%26cid%3D32135017%26ctype%3Dts

Offering software-based services through the cloud changes how companies account for revenue and charge for services--they need to be able to manage recurring payments and a host of other financial issues. Several companies are now tackling this problem, including San...

Nov 19 2013

Aria Systems snags $40M for cloud-based billing

http://venturebeat.com/2013/11/19/aria-systems-snags-40m-for-cloud-based-billing/

The San Francisco-based maker of cloud-based billing solutions just raised a $40 million funding round, the company announced today. Bain Capital Ventures led the round with participation from existing investors VMware, Hummer Winblad Venture Partners, Interwest Partners,...

Nov 19 2013

Aria Systems raises $40 million for recurring revenue management

http://www.bizjournals.com/sanfrancisco/blog/2013/11/aria-systems-raises-40-million.html

Aria Systems, a San Francisco provider of online recurring revenue management software services, has raised $40 million in a fourth round of funding led by Bain Capital Ventures. The new investment brings the total raised by Aria to $83 million since the company was founded...

Oct 16 2013

Not All SaaS Billing Systems Are Created Equal

http://www.billingworld.com/blogs/insider/2013/10/not-all-saas-billing-systems-are-created-equal.aspx

I got called into my boss’ office not that long ago for a meeting. You know that meeting, the one where your boss says, “I have a great opportunity for you," but something about the way he says it leads you to believe that this is not going to end well. This felt like one...

Oct 08 2013

Many Businesses Face Hurdles in Shift to New Revenue Models

http://www.sdcexec.com/article/11188737/aria-systems-recently-commissioned-a-survey-to-ask-about-the-hurdles-involved-in-adding-recurring-billing-to-legacy-systems

Today, even the largest of enterprises in both the private and public sectors are adopting subscription, or recurring revenue business models, an approach once largely relegated to the sale of insurance, music, movies and a few other limited items online. In recent weeks,...

Sep 19 2013

How to Choose the Right Recurring Revenue Model

http://www.itbusinessedge.com/slideshows/how-to-choose-the-right-recurring-revenue-model.html

Over the last decade, CEOs, investors, analysts and business advisors have fallen in love with the recurring revenue model. And why not? Recurring revenue models provide for: more predictable revenue streams the ability to scale costs with revenues a lower cost of sales,...

Sep 18 2013

Six Tips for Subscription Commerce Migration

http://www.itbusinessedge.com/slideshows/six-tips-for-subscription-commerce-migration.html

Adobe and YouTube’s recent announcements about their plans for recurring revenue initiatives mark a watershed moment reflecting a sweeping change in how software and services are sold and consumed in the Internet age. The trend toward businesses moving to subscription...

Sep 17 2013

Legacy Billing Issues Plague Recurring Revenue Models

http://vsr.edgl.com/reseller-news/Legacy-Billing-Issues-Plague-Recurring-Revenue-Models88349

A new Gatepoint Research study, commissioned by Aria Systems, finds that a significant percentage (42%) of respondents from the high tech, telecom, and retail sectors are experiencing frustration with their current billing systems when trying to use them to support new...

Sep 16 2013

Aria: Billing Frustrations Build in Move to Recurring Revenue Model

http://www.billingworld.com/news/2013/09/aria-billing-frustrations-build-in-move-to-recurring-revenue-model.aspx

Forty-two percent of respondents from the high tech, telecom and retail sectors are experiencing frustration with their current billing systems when trying to use them to support new recurring revenue models, a new study has revealed. Legacy billing systems, often found at...

Sep 16 2013

Channel Partners Aria: Billing Frustrations Build in Move to Recurring Revenue Model

http://www.channelpartnersonline.com/news/2013/09/aria-billing-frustrations-build-in-move-to-recurring-revenue-model.aspx

Forty-two percent of respondents from the high tech, telecom and retail sectors are experiencing frustration with their current billing systems when trying to use them to support new recurring revenue models, a new study has revealed. Legacy billing systems, often found at...

Aug 22 2013

Aria Simplifies Recurring Billing for the Channel

http://www.channelinsider.com/cloud-computing/aria-simplifies-recurring-billing-for-the-channel/

The cloud billing platform simplifies the management of recurring billing across various distribution networks and can handle multiple ways vendors go to market. Aria Systems has developed a cloud-based unified billing product that addresses the challenges faced by...

Aug 05 2013

Simplified business process automation from Aria

http://www.kmworld.com/Articles/News/News/Simplified-business-process-automation-from-Aria-91190.aspx

Aria has introduced a business process automation (BPA) platform designed to give enterprises the ability to synchronize and automate behind-the-scenes and customer-facing activities by creating, testing and deploying customized workflows within a single SaaS environment....

Jul 31 2013

Aria Systems Helps Automate Business Processes with New Capability

http://www.tmcnet.com/channels/business-process-automation/articles/347769-aria-systems-helps-automate-business-processes-with-new.htm

Aria Systems, a provider of cloud billing solutions, announced a new Business Process Automation (BPA) capability that enables companies to improve business processes by synchronizing and automating behind-the-scenes and customer-facing activities. The new BPA solution has...

Jul 30 2013

Aria Releases BPA Platform

http://www.billingworld.com/news/2013/07/aria-releases-bpa-platform.aspx

Cloud billing provider Aria Systems today announced the release and availability of a Business Process Automation (BPA) platform, which the company describes as "the next step in the delivery of recurring revenue services." According to Aria, the one-stop-shop for workflow...

Jul 22 2013

6 Tips for Subscription Commerce Migration

http://www.cioreview.com/magazine/6-Tips-for-Subscription-Commerce-Migration-XMMD853404784.html

San Francisco based Aria Systems provides cloud based subscription billing and management solutions for Global 2000 companies. The company has raised $34 million from InterWest Partners, Hummer Winblad Venture Partners and Venrock.Nearly half of all U.S. businesses have or...

Jul 20 2013

Thought Leaders in Cloud Computing: Interview with Tom Dibble, CEO of Aria Systems (Part 1)

http://www.sramanamitra.com/2013/07/20/thought-leaders-in-cloud-computing-interview-with-tom-dibble-ceo-of-aria-systems-part-1/

Tom Dibble is the CEO of Aria Systems, a company that offers the unique cloud-based “Aria Subscription Billing Platform,” which enables enterprises to manage subscriptions and billing. Tom holds a degree in economics with honors from the Syracuse University and has more...

Jul 18 2013

Aria Systems helps channel keep track of cloud revenues

http://www.cloudpro.co.uk/saas/5820/aria-systems-helps-channel-keep-track-cloud-revenues

Company claims new SaaS-based product will help resellers and system integrators keep tabs on cloud deals Aria Systems has launched a Software-as-a-Service (SaaS)-based billing product to help the channel exploit earning opportunities in the cloud. Resellers and integrators...

Jul 18 2013

Aria Systems Enables Cloud Billing for Channel Businesses

http://www.channelpronetwork.com/article/aria_systems_enables_cloud_billing_for_channel_businesses

Jul 17 2013

Aria Systems Offers Unified Channel Billing

http://cloudcomputing.sys-con.com/node/2738261

"The development of Aria's Unified Channel Billing capability has been driven by real world customers' needs," said Aria Systems CEO Tom Dibble. Aria has announced Unified Channel Billing, which provides channel businesses with the capability to easily set up and manage...

Jul 17 2013

Aria Systems ships SaaS billing product for cloud services

http://searchitchannel.techtarget.com/news/2240188171/Aria-Systems-ships-SaaS-billing-product-for-cloud-services

Aria Systems' SaaS billing system, Unified Channel Billing, is designed to simplify channel partners' billing operations for cloud-based services. Increasingly, resellers and born-in-the-cloud companies are adopting subscription-based business models that generate a...

Jul 16 2013

Aria Systems Unifies Cloud Services Billing Through Channel

http://www.channelpartnersonline.com/news/2013/07/aria-systems-unifies-cloud-services-billing-throu.aspx

Aria Systems announced Tuesday a new billing platform for businesses selling recurring revenue services, such as cloud computing, through channels. Aria’s Unified Channel Billing platform manages the billing process throughout the supply chain, giving suppliers visibility...

Jul 16 2013

Aria Unveils Unified Channel Billing

http://www.billingworld.com/news/2013/07/aria-unveils-unified-channel-billing.aspx

Aria Systems today unveiled Unified Channel Billing, a new solution for businesses selling recurring revenue products and services through channels. Unified Channel Billing provides end-to-end cloud billing for business partnerships with multiple levels of complexity. All...

Jul 16 2013

Resellers Will Miss Services Boom Without Updated Billing

http://www.channelbiz.co.uk/2013/07/16/resellers-will-miss-services-boom-without-updated-billing/

The UK’s systems integrators, resellers and service providers could miss out on a massive earning opportunity because the channel  won’t be ready when it arrives, claims Aria Systems, the vendor of a new unified channel billing system designed for cloud computing. The...

Jul 16 2013

Aria Systems Launches Unified Channel billing for Recurring Revenue Models

http://www.smbnation.com/content/news/entry/aria-systems-launches-unified-channel-billing-for-recurring-revenue-models

Aria Systems today launched Unified Channel Billing, a breakthrough solution for businesses selling recurring revenue products and services through channels. Aria’s Unified Channel Billing provides end-to-end cloud billing for business partnerships with multiple levels of...

Jul 16 2013

Aria Systems Releases End-to-End Cloud Billing Solution for VARs

http://vsr.edgl.com/reseller-products/Aria-Systems-Releases-End-to-End-Cloud-Billing-Solution-for-VARs87421

Aria Systems (www.ariasystems.com) announced Unified Channel Billing, a solution for businesses selling recurring revenue products and services through channels. Aria’s Unified Channel Billing provides end-to-end cloud billing for business partnerships with multiple levels...

Jun 24 2013

The Subscription Economy – Coming to a Legacy Business Near You

http://diversity.net.nz/the-subscription-economy-coming-to-a-legacy-business-near-you/2013/06/24/

I’ve spent a lot of time covering the subscription and billing space – vendors like Zuora, Aria Systems and Vindicia at the enterprise level, and SB vendors like Chargify and Recurly are all trying to provide modular solutions for businesses that want to move to a...

Jun 20 2013

Aria Systems Expands in EMEA

http://www.it-sp.eu/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=1522%3Aaria-systems-expands-in-emea&catid=39%3Acloud-computing&Itemid=102

Cloud-based subscription billing specialist Aria Systems expands further towards the EMEA Enterprise market with a new European HQ based in Heathrow, UK.  The company  says EMEA markets are a "key driver" for global cloud billing growth. According to IDC the market is set...

Jun 19 2013

Aria Systems Expands Cloud Billing in EMEA

http://www.billingworld.com/news/2013/06/aria-systems-expands-cloud-billing-in-emea.aspx

San Francisco-based Aria Systems, a cloud billing solutions provider, has further expanded farther into the Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) enterprise market. Enterprise adoption in EMEA is mirroring trends in North America, Aria said, where nearly one-half of all...

Jun 06 2013

SaaS Spurs Recurring Billing Demand

http://www.saasintheenterprise.com/author.asp?section_id=3154&doc_id=264257

As software-as-a-service grows in popularity, companies find they have to adjust the way they pay for the service on a monthly basis, prompting a rise in the number of third-party providers to choose from that manage recurring billing as a replacement for one-off invoicing...

Apr 29 2013

Aria Systems Celebrates 11 Deployments in Q1

http://www.billingworld.com/news/2013/04/aria-systems-celebrates-11-deployments-in-q1.aspx

Aria Systems, a provider of cloud-based subscription billing, says it's had 11 successful deployments over the last 100 days. The companies that have recently gone live on Aria's platform include startups and multinational Global 2000 enterprises, Aria said. Aria intends to...

Dec 17 2012

An Interview with Tom Dibble, CEO of Aria Systems

http://cloud.dzone.com/articles/interview-tom-dibble-ceo-aria?mz=62447-cloud

The Cloud Zone is brought to you in partnership with ActiveState and WSO2. Learn how to easily get started with Cloud Foundry and checkout WSO2's App Cloud. SYS-CON.tv recently interviewed Tom Dibble, the president and CEO of Aria Systems at the Cloud Expo Conference, which...

Dec 11 2012

The average American spends $857 on monthly subscriptions (infographic)

http://venturebeat.com/2012/12/11/the-average-american-spends-857-on-monthly-subscriptions-infographic/

Flickr — remember Flickr? — charges $6.95 a month to share your photos to the world, if you want pro functionality. Buffer, the social media sharing and analytics company, charges $10/month for anything beyond the freemium crumbs. And Dropbox goes from $10-50/month, just at...

Dec 10 2012

Subscription Billing in the Cloud: Adapt or Die

http://www.business-software.com/blog/cloud-billing-adapt-or-die/

Before online sales became as ubiquitous as it is today, there were just a few ways we traditionally paid for something. With few exceptions, we either bought something outright, or paid a regular subscription for a product or service. Whether it’s streaming movies and...

Dec 02 2012

How a theater major went from scripts and sequels to scripting SQL

https://gigaom.com/2012/12/01/how-a-theater-major-went-from-scripts-and-sequels-to-scripting-sql/

Summary: Despite a grim economy, the tech sector is booming. For entrepreneurial people, there are lots of ways to get a foot in the door, even in a completely new field. This is how Brendan O’Brien, of Aria Systems, did it. Let me clear something up straightaway: my...

Nov 20 2012

Readiness Checklist to Prevent a 'Cyber Monday' Disaster

http://www.itbusinessedge.com/slideshows/readiness-checklist-to-prevent-a-cyber-monday-disaster.html

As you know, there is always a surge in spending (and Web traffic) for retailers during the weeks leading up to the holidays. “Black Friday” and “Cyber Monday” draw out massive numbers of consumers for pre-holiday sales. And these purchasing spikes can seriously harm a...

Nov 15 2012

The Freemium Frenzy: Is This the Right Monetization Model for You?

http://www.econtentmag.com/Articles/ArticleReader.aspx?ArticleID=85945&PageNum=1

For electronic content providers and digital publishers, the age-old question remains: fee or free? Today, the answer for many lies somewhere in between-in other words, freemium. As a business model, freemium-offering a completely gratis but possibly feature-limited product...

Nov 02 2012

Sync and Link: Aria Presents Salesforce.com Connector

http://www.softwaremag.com/Content/ContentCT.asp?P=3390

Aria Systems is a leading provider of cloud billing and subscription management solutions. The company’s main headquarters is San Francisco, CA and it also has a research and development center in Broomall, PA. Earlier this year, the company announced a record-breaking...

Oct 24 2012

Your Cloud Platform is Scalable; Your Billing Should Be, Too

http://www.business-software.com/blog/your-cloud-platform-is-scalable-your-billing-should-be-too/

For years, smaller businesses have had to use consumer class software to run their business, as enterprise applications were usually too expensive and complicated. Then along came Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) and the cloud, which shifted this by giving a company of any size...

Oct 16 2012

Business process API-ification: The LEGO promise fulfilled

https://gigaom.com/2012/10/06/business-process-api-ification-the-lego-promise-fulfilled/

Summary:Amazon has proven that developers are happy to outsource the data center, and Salesforce has proven that end users and IT organizations are content to consume a Web-based application — but what about all the core functions in between? Enter the providers of business...

Oct 15 2012

How Will Salesforce Adapt To The Next Platform Shift: Mobile Computing?

http://techcrunch.com/2012/10/12/how-will-salesforce-adapt-to-the-next-platform-shift-mobile-computing/

Editor’s note: Bruce Cleveland is a General Partner with InterWest Partners focused on software and services sector investments with an emphasis on cloud computing, mobile and analytical applications. Follow him on Twitter. Most of us are familiar with the adage by George...

Oct 15 2012

Aria Cloud Subscription Billing Powers Disruptive Technologies

http://www.business-software.com/blog/cloud-subscription-billing-powers-disruptive-technologies/

The rising popularity of the cloud has created a demand for new billing options: pay-as-you-go, subscription, rental, you name it. Aria Systems, a pioneer in cloud subscription billing solutions, supports disruptive, emerging technologies by enabling them to interact with...

Oct 11 2012

Tracking the history of the recurring revenue model

http://www.smartplanet.com/blog/bulletin/tracking-the-history-of-the-recurring-revenue-model/

We may be bombarded with subscription services, opt-in incentives and direct debits -- but the recurring revenue model is anything but modern. Mobile technology and customer convenience may be King, but it's not all about monthly-subscription music and film streaming...

Oct 09 2012

550 years of the recurring revenue model (infographic)

http://venturebeat.com/2012/10/09/550-years-of-the-recurring-revenue-model-infographic/

So you thought that recurring revenue streams are the sole province of funky web 3.0 services companies? JustFab will send you a to-die-for clutch and blouse for $40 a month, and The Fancy will Fedex just about anything that its members like for $30. And yes, men can get a...

Sep 18 2012

How Aria Systems Boosts Your Cash Flow

http://www.forbes.com/sites/petercohan/2012/09/18/how-aria-systems-boosts-your-cash-flow/

It is hard to imagine a more vital part of a business than sending out bills and collecting cash. But for most companies, the way you collect what’s owed you is not likely to give you a competitive advantage — unless you outsource it to Aria Systems. As CEO, Tom Dibble,...

Aug 23 2012

Reinvent Your Business With Subscription Commerce

http://www.billingworld.com/blogs/insider/2012/08/reinvent-your-business-with-subscription-commerce.aspx

When you think of subscription-based businesses, popular consumer-service companies like Netflix and Hulu likely come to mind. However, more traditional companies like Walmart are also turning to this approach to reinvent their business models, launching online offerings...

Aug 20 2012

AAA Takes Wide-Angle View of SaaS

http://www.saasintheenterprise.com/author.asp?section_id=1933&doc_id=249359

AAA of Northern California, Nevada, and Utah is making its way toward an end-to-end SaaS deployment. The destination is not just a set of horizontal apps but a complete enterprise SaaS deployment. AAA NCNU is one of dozens of AAA clubs offering its motorist members a mix of...

Aug 08 2012

Aria Systems Partners with AAA NCNU

http://insurance-technology.tmcnet.com/topics/insurance-technology/articles/302417-aria-systems-partners-with-aaa-ncnu.htm

Aria (News - Alert) Systems Inc., a source of cloud billing and subscription management solutions, recently announced that AAA Northern California, Nevada & Utah (AAA NCNU) has selected Aria Subscription Billing Platform.  Officials from AAA NCNU said the solution’s...

Aug 01 2012

How to Choose a Cloud Billing Platform

http://www.itbusinessedge.com/slideshows/show.aspx?c=96705

According to a recent Incyte Group report, nearly half of all businesses in the United States currently have or are in the process of developing and/or investigating recurring revenue offerings. Unlike traditional business models, which are built around one-time...

Jul 24 2012

The 2014 OnMobile 100 Top Private Companies

http://aonetwork.com/

This year's 100 top companies are tearing down the walls surrounding traditional institutions and replacing them with sleek new mobile apps for their tech-savvy, on-the-go customers. - See more at: http://aonetwork.com/#sthash.KnsZB1fe.dpuf

Jul 24 2012

Intel Partner Led Panel Discussion on State of the Cloud at Cloud Slam 2012

http://vertical-cloud.com/2012/07/01/intel-partner-led-panel-discussion-on-state-of-the-cloud-at-cloud-slam-2012/

This Panel session explores the latest trends and emerging technologies/solutions in the cloud computing space. Cloud is an area that’s been maturing more in the last few years, but is still in its early stages of development for many companies. In fact, the Open Data...

Jul 12 2012

Cloud Billing as Subscription Commerce Strategy

http://news.dice.com/2012/07/12/cloud-billing-as-a-subscription-commerce-strategy/

As companies host more and more of their services through different web-based, Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) platforms, one service that has fallen under the radar is billing. Generally thought of as a low value-add, back-office activity, billing is more strategic than you...

Jul 09 2012

Finding a Billing Model to Fit Your Startup

http://www.ecommercetimes.com/story/75577.html

Over the past decade, as offerings of all kinds have shifted to Web-based delivery, there's been a paradigm shift away from traditional business models that are built around a single "pay and go away" type transaction to recurring revenue models that emphasize continuous...

Jul 06 2012

Why Recurring Relationships Trump Recurring Transactions

http://www.destinationcrm.com/Articles/Web-Exclusives/Viewpoints/Why-Recurring-Relationships-Trump-Recurring-Transactions-83550.aspx

More and more companies are going to market with offerings that generate recurring revenue. Over the last decade, executives, investors, and analysts have recognized that recurring revenue models make a lot of sense—benefits include predictable revenue streams, ability to...

Jun 27 2012

Recurring Revenue Models Require Careful Planning

http://www.billingworld.com/articles/2012/06/recurring-revenue-models-require-careful-planning.aspx

A new whitepaper this week from the Incyte Group and sponsored by Aria Systems says more businesses are looking to go to market with products and services that generate recurring revenue. It also says that a surprising number of them aren't ready to deliver that model....

Jun 18 2012

Aria Salesforce.com Connector Uses Hosted Billing and CRM to Simplify Revenue Management

http://technews.tmcnet.com/channels/hosted-billing/articles/295067-aria-salesforcecom-connector-uses-hosted-billing-crm-simplify.htm

Aria Systems is simplifying recurring revenue management for businesses through the addition of several significant, new capabilities for the Aria Salesforce.com (News Alert) Connector. The Aria Salesforce.com Connector from Aria (News - Alert) Systems builds upon the...

Jun 04 2012

5 Reasons to Love Recurring Revenue Models

http://labs.openviewpartners.com/5-reasons-to-love-recurring-revenue-models-work/

Simply put, the software-as-a-service delivery model has been blowing up. But one of the major factors contributing to its rapid adoption has gone relatively undermentioned: recurring revenue offerings. recurring revenue “Unlike traditional financial models, which are built...

May 29 2012

5 Reasons Recurring Revenue Models Work

http://mashable.com/2012/05/29/recurring-revenue-models/

The Software-as-a-Service delivery model has rapidly matured in the past few years, evolving from an experimental delivery method for niche audiences to a widely-practiced business approach. Investors are clearly enamored with it, in part, because it's helped lower the...

May 21 2012

Half of US businesses looking at recurring revenue offerings

http://www.techjournal.org/2012/05/half-of-us-businesses-looking-at-recurring-revenue-offerings/

Nearly half of all businesses in the United States (47 percent) currently have, are in the process of developing or are investigating recurring revenue offerings, according to the results of “The Anatomy of a Recurring Revenue Business” report, from Aria Systems, a provider...

Apr 26 2012

Aria Systems Provides Cloud-based Billing and Subscription to Real Estate Solutions Provider

http://financial.tmcnet.com/topics/budgeting-planning-forecasting/articles/287971-aria-systems-provides-cloud-based-billing-subscription-real.htm

Cloud-based billing and subscription solutions company Aria (News - Alert) Systems, Inc. announced that Web-based real estate solutions provider 1parkplace, Inc. has adopted its Aria Subscription Billing Platform. The solution is expected to offer 1parkplace features...

Apr 23 2012

Elastic Path in Pact with Hosted Billing Provider Aria Systems

http://technews.tmcnet.com/channels/hosted-billing/articles/287331-elastic-path-pact-with-hosted-billing-provider-aria.htm

Elastic Path Software, a provider of digital commerce technology and expertise for enterprises selling digital goods and content, unveiled a partnership with hosted billing provider Aria (News - Alert) Systems to deliver the functionality of Aria Subscription Billing...

Apr 05 2012

Aria Systems Appoints Dibble as CEO and President

https://www.pehub.com/2012/04/144186/144186/

Venture-backed Aria Systems, a provider of cloud billing and subscription management solutions, has appointed Tom Dibble as president and chief executive officer. Dibble previously served as the company’s chief revenue officer. Prior to joining Aria Systems in 2009 he led...

Mar 23 2012

Aria Upgrades Cloud Billing and Subscription Platform

http://technews.tmcnet.com/channels/hosted-billing/articles/279322-aria-upgrades-cloud-billing-subscription-platform.htm

When it comes to billing and customer management solutions different companies will have different requirements. But whatever the size, revenue, or target market of a company, all of them need reliable subscription billing and management to automate operations, accelerate...

Feb 14 2012

CSC has IaaS Covered: SaaS is its Next Market Frontier

https://www.publictechnology.net/

G-Cloud suppliers and services could be updated every three months, the government has revealed today in tender documents for the sixth iteration of the framework. The Open Data Institute has launched a new 'node' in Devon to enable the sharing of information held by...

Feb 08 2012

CSC, Aria System jointly release CSC CloudBill

http://www.cbronline.com/news/tech/software/e-commerce/csc-aria-system-together-releases-csc-cloudbill-180112

Technology-enabled business solutions and services provider CSC and subscription billing, management firm Aria Systems together have released CSC CloudBill to businesses in the Europe. CSC CloudBill is a billing and subscription management offering delivered "as a service"...

Dec 27 2011

The Changing Online-Payments Landscape

http://www.practicalecommerce.com/articles/3257-The-Changing-Online-Payments-Landscape

Most every ecommerce site accepts credit-card payments. But the type of cards that merchants accept can affect cart-abandonment rates, and many consumers expect payment options other than the four basic credit cards. Merchants that accommodate these new methods can increase...

Dec 14 2011

Aria Systems Upgrades Hosted Billing Platform

http://technews.tmcnet.com/channels/hosted-billing/articles/245191-aria-systems-upgrades-hosted-billing-platform.htm

Aria (News - Alert) Systems, a provider of cloud billing and subscription management solutions, announced it has upgraded its cloud platform to eliminate software maintenance downtime for hosted billing.  Scheduled downtime for code rollouts results in revenue losses for...

Dec 06 2011

Aria Systems First To Deliver Breakthrough Technology That Eliminates Software Maintenance Downtime for Cloud Billing

http://vmblog.com/archive/2011/12/06/aria-systems-first-to-deliver-breakthrough-technology-that-eliminates-software-maintenance-downtime-for-cloud-billing.aspx#.VFvJTcm9xqM

Scheduled downtime for code rollouts causes lost revenues for enterprises that rely on mission critical cloud services. To eliminate these scheduled downtimes and speed up deployment of new features and customizations, Aria Systems, the leading provider of cloud billing and...

Dec 01 2011

Past Is Prologue for CRM

http://www.destinationcrm.com/Articles/Editorial/Magazine-Features/Past-Is-Prologue-for-CRM-78779.aspx

Welcome to CRM magazine's annual debriefing, 2011-2012 edition. Every year, we examine occurrences and trends that we've seen to get a final assessment of where things stand in our industry and place a capstone. Doing this also lets us (and you, our readers) perform a level...

Oct 27 2011

I’m Not a Billing Dummy, But

http://www.billingworld.com/blogs/insider/2011/10/i-m-not-a-billing-dummy-but.aspx

Many years ago when I was becoming interested in wine, I read "Wine for Dummies" from cover to cover. While I learned quite a bit, the book’s greater benefit was as a reference, going back to re-read, for example, passages on describing wines. This little trick has aided my...

Aug 23 2011

Fresh Information on Cloud Services Added to B/OSS Resource Center

http://www.billingworld.com/blogs/insider/2011/08/fresh-information-on-cloud-services-added-to-b-os.aspx

B/OSS has been busy this summer. Since late May, B/OSS has published 25 new, premium industry resources available to the BSS/OSS community, including Reports, Webinars and Solution Centers. Yesterday, we published a new Solution Center, sponsored by Aria Systems and titled...

Jun 16 2011

Tele-Denmark’s YouSee Picks Aria Systems

http://www.billingworld.com/news/2011/06/tele-denmark-s-yousee-picks-aria-systems.aspx

B/OSS LIVE! —YouSee, a division of Tele-Denmark Communications, has selected Aria Systems (Booth #418 at the B/OSS Live! Conference & Businessplex) as its new billing and subscriber management solution provider. Aria Systems will power the billing for YouSee’s high-...

Jun 15 2011

MATRIXX Software, Aria Systems Tackle Mobile Device Data Costs

http://www.billingworld.com/news/2011/06/matrixx-software-aria-systems-tackle-mobile-devic.aspx

B/OSS LIVE! — Aria Systems (Booth #418 at the B/OSS Live! Conference & Businessplex) and MATRIXX Software today announced a new partnership and the industry’s first cloud-deployed, real-time rating and billing solution for communications service providers (CSPs) and...

Feb 01 2011

Aria Reportedly Gets EMC Investment

http://cloudcomputing.sys-con.com/node/1698161

Aria Systems, the SaaS cloud billing and subscription lifecycle management outfit, has closed a $20 million C round. A hush-hush 20% chunk of it reportedly came from EMC, which only seems fair since Salesforce CEO Marc Benioff is an investor in Aria rival Zuora. The new...

Feb 01 2011

Aria Systems Raises $20 Million For Cloud-Based Billing And Subscription Platform

http://techcrunch.com/2011/02/01/aria-systems-raises-20-million-for-cloud-based-billing-and-subscription-platform/

On demand billing and recurring subscription management company,Aria Systems has raised $20 million in new funding led by InterWest Partners with Hummer-Winblad and Venrock participating in the round. This brings Aria System’s total funding to $34 million. Aria’s platform...

Feb 01 2011

Aria Systems closes $20M Series C round

http://vator.tv/news/2011-02-01-aria-systems-closes-20m-series-c-round

Subscription billing solution Aria Systems announced Tuesday the close of a $20 million Series C round led by InterWest Partners, with help from previous investors Hummer-Winblad and Venrock.  An unnamed “large, global technology firm” also contributed an undisclosed amount...

Jan 04 2011

The Road to Resilience

http://www.crmbuyer.com/story/The-Road-to-Resilience-74091.html

In practice, sustainability is a moving target because it has to be tied to things like demand. What is sustainable at one level may not be at a higher level. It often does not engage a new paradigm. It simply extends an older and frequently decrepit one. But resilience...

Dec 03 2010

12 New Products You've Got To Check Out At Dreamforce 2010

http://www.crn.com/slide-shows/cloud/228500250/12-new-products-youve-got-to-check-out-at-dreamforce-2010.htm?pgno=2

The nearly 25,000 attendees at the Dreamforce 2010 conference at the Moscone Center in San Francisco can expect CEO Marc Benioff's two-hour keynote speech, a speech by former U.S. President Bill Clinton, and a concert with Stevie Wonder. But there also will be more than 250...

Oct 26 2010

Aria Systems Debuts Aria Universal Payment Token

http://sip-trunking.tmcnet.com/topics/security/articles/111756-aria-systems-debuts-aria-universal-payment-token.htm

As the next version of the Payment Card Industry (PCI) Data Security Standard (DSS), PCI DSS 2.0, comes up, merchants are on the lookout for new solutions that help them with this standard. Helping them in this cause, Aria Systems has introduced the Aria Universal Payment...

Sep 06 2010

Aria Systems, VMware Partner on Cloud Billing Platform - See more at: http://www.eweek.com/c/a/Midmarket/Aria-Systems-VMware-Parnter-on-Cloud-Billing-Platform-530427/#sthash.jli566AH.dpuf

http://www.eweek.com/c/a/Midmarket/Aria-Systems-VMware-Parnter-on-Cloud-Billing-Platform-530427/

Cloud billing and subscription management solutions specialist Aria Systems announced the launch of the Cloud Revenue Adapter for VMware vCloud Director and VMware vCenter Chargeback. Designed for VMware vCloud service provider partners offering cloud services to end users...

Aug 31 2010

Aria, VMware Integrate to Enable vCloud Monetization

https://gigaom.com/2010/08/31/aria-vmware-integrate-to-enable-vcloud-monetization/

Subscription and billing vendor Aria Systems, today announced the Aria Cloud Revenue Adapter for VMware vCloud Director. Designed for service providers offering cloud services to end users, the new product automates service activation, usage tracking, billing and...

Aug 31 2010

VMware vCloud Director only part of the puzzle

http://searchcloudcomputing.techtarget.com/news/1519384/VMware-vCloud-Director-only-part-of-the-puzzle

Thought to be a conglomerate of all things good about cloud, VMware's vCloud Director turns out to require both Oracle and Red Hat systems, along with relying heavily on features from third-party vendors. VMware's new vCloud Director is supposed to settle the cloud...

Aug 31 2010

Virtual Controllers Help Alleviate Data Chaos

http://www.itbusinessedge.com/cm/blogs/vizard/paying-the-cloud-computing-tab/?cs=43060

As we move toward this whole notion of paying for IT as a service, one of the things that most IT organizations are overlooking is exactly how the billing process will be handled. Many IT service providers have cobbled together their own billing applications and there is no...

Jul 01 2010

HootSuite Selects Aria Platform Standard Edition

http://technews.tmcnet.com/web-self-service/topics/web-self-service/articles/90627-hootsuite-selects-aria-platform-standard-edition.htm

Aria Systems, Inc., a provider of cloud billing and subscription management solutions, announces the selection of Aria (News - Alert) Platform Standard Edition by HootSuite, the Social Media Dashboard. HootSuite will deploy Aria's SaaS platform to automate monetization of...

May 26 2010

Aria Systems Introduces SubscriptionsPlus for PayPal

http://www.eweek.com/c/a/Midmarket/Aria-Systems-Introduces-SubscriptionsPlus-for-PayPal-271059/

Aria Systems, a provider of on-demand billing and subscription management solutions, has announced SubscriptionsPlus for PayPal, a subscription management and recurring billing product designed for PayPal's global merchant base. SubscriptionsPlus for PayPal is aimed at...

May 25 2010

Aria Systems lets merchants offer subscription services via PayPal

http://venturebeat.com/2010/05/25/aria-systems-lets-merchants-offer-subscription-services-via-paypal/

Online payment vendors such as eBay’s PayPal have become popular for one-time purchases. But Aria Systems is expanding PayPal’s repertoire to subscription management. PayPal has handled the payments part of subscriptions for years. But to date, subscription management...

May 25 2010

Aria's SubscriptionsPlus for PayPal

http://www.paymentsnews.com/2010/05/arias-subscriptionsplus-for-paypal.html

Aria Systems has announced Aria SubscriptionsPlus for PayPal, a new subscription management and recurring billing product designed for PayPal's global merchant base. Aria says its "SubscriptionsPlus for PayPal gives merchants robust, SaaS-based subscription billing...

May 05 2010

Fuze Box selects Aria Platform Enterprise Edition

http://www.tmcnet.com/usubmit/2010/05/05/4770900.htm

May 05, 2010 (Datamonitor via COMTEX) -- Aria Systems, a provider of billing and subscription management solutions, has announced that Fuze Box, a provider of internet and mobile based online collaboration solutions, has selected Aria Platform Enterprise Edition to automate...

Apr 07 2010

Channeling Murdoch: Choices for Content Payments on the iPad

http://readwrite.com/2010/04/07/ipad-content-paid

With the launch of the iPad, the value of content is being reconsidered once again. It's clear that free (the way of Google) isn't the goal of the publishing industry. As a result, many new iPad owners are faced with the question of whether the book or magazine they own or...

Mar 04 2010

Bringing Apple’s Innovation, to a User’s Experience – A Flexible Model Around Payments

http://www.cloudave.com/703/bringing-apple-s-innovation-to-a-user-s-experience-a-flexible-model-around-payments/

Ed Sullivan, CEO of Aria Systems, a SaaS billing provider, has written a thought piece looking at how customers spend in an iPad world, and how that could be improved for all concerned. As always, we invite guest posts from industry insiders – drop us a line to discuss....

Feb 11 2010

Aria Announces Platform Standard Edition

http://www.eweek.com/c/a/Midmarket/Aria-Announces-Platform-Standard-Edition-648196/

Aria Systems announces a SaaS solution for cost-conscious businesses in need of a billing solution, Platform Standard Edition. On-demand billing and subscription management solutions provider Aria Systems announced Platform Standard Edition, designed to address the...

Feb 10 2010

Paperboy 2.0: Using the Cloud to Get Paid for Application and Content Subscriptions

http://readwrite.com/2010/02/10/using-cloud-get-paid-application-news-content-subscriptions#awesm=~o8FCbwflZoL7Ds

For content and application developers there is more opportunity than ever to monetize subscriptions. The Apple App Store has sparked a revolution in the mobile space generating billions of dollars for Apple and also creating look-alike services from nearly every mobile...

Jan 25 2010

Canvas Deploys Aria Billing and Subscription Management Platform in its Mobile App

http://technews.tmcnet.com/fixed-mobile-convergence/topics/mobile-communications/articles/73541-canvas-deploys-aria-billing-subscription-management-platform-its.htm

Aria Systems a provider of on-demand billing and subscription management solutions reportedly announced that Canvas has deployed the Aria (News - Alert) Billing and Subscription Management Platform in its Mobile Application Store. Canvas is the creator of the Mobile...

Dec 17 2009

Aria: Providing Cheaper PCI Compliance for Payment Processors

http://techcrunch.com/2009/12/17/aria-credit-card-merchant-pci-compliance/

Achieving Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard(PCI DSS) compliance for online transactions is an expensive and timely endeavor; routinely costing hundreds of thousands of dollars and spanning several quarters in time. According to Gartner, PCI compliance will cost...

Nov 17 2009

Aria Systems Integrates with NetSuite

http://www.tmcnet.com/channels/crm-solutions/articles/69198-aria-systems-integrates-with-netsuite.htm

Aria Systems has reportedly integrated its on-demand billing and subscription management solution with NetSuite’s (News - Alert) core billing engine by way of NetSuite’s SuiteCloud developer platform. The combined solution is targeted at companies that offer subscription-...

Oct 27 2009

SaaS and the Art of Subscription Billing: An Inquiry into the Heartbeat of Your Business

http://www.cloudave.com/1295/saas-and-the-art-of-subscription-billing-an-inquiry-into-the-heartbeat-of-your-business/

Following on from the guest post by the CEO of Zuora, Ed Sullivan, CEO of Aria Systems , another SaaS billing provider has written another piece which adds to the body of work looking at the changes that a move to a subscription billing model brings. Subscription billing...

Sep 28 2009

Aria Systems Opens New Office in Silicon Valley

http://caas.tmcnet.com/topics/caas-saas/articles/65292-aria-systems-opens-new-office-silicon-valley.htm

SaaS (News - Alert)-based billing and customer management solutions vendor Aria Systems , Inc. has opened a new office in San Mateo, Calif., following what it calls “the growing demand” for its services. The announcement about the new office in the Silicon Valley comes...

Jun 10 2009

Monetizing the Cloud 101: The Proof Is in the Profit

http://www.ecommercetimes.com/story/67294.html?wlc=1245178095

Companies are flocking to the cloud because of its cost-savings potential, but that's just the beginning of what it has to offer. By combining the SaaS model with the cloud, companies can not only trim their budgets, but also create new revenue streams, giving third-party...

Jun 01 2009

Aria Systems aims to fill billing gap

http://www.internetnews.com/agoldman/2009/06/aria-systems-saas-billing.html

There's a hole in the enterprise software market between the expensive stuff that requires its own hardware stack as well as a consulting team and the apps you can download for a small fee right onto your PC. "Basically, if you want to do billing, it's either $200 for [...

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