Trade2Gain, Ariba announce tie-up

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NEW DELHI: Trade2Gain Web Services Ltd., a B2B service provider and Ariba

Inc, a B2B eCommerce solutions provider, have announced a tie-up to offer

scalable eCommerce applications, in a secure hosted environment. The solutions

will be targeted at specific business needs of India and South East Asian firms.


Through its innovative solutions, Trade2Gain will customize, host, implement,

manage and support the Ariba Buyer application. As part of the agreement,

Trade2Gain will also resell the Ariba Buyer solution.

Ariba and Trade2Gain will work closely to build vertical industry templates

integrating Ariba Buyer with leading enterprise applications. Ariba Buyer

enables companies to electronically aggregate enterprise-wide spending from user

desktops and direct spending to preferred suppliers, B2B marketplaces and

exchanges, resulting in streamlined processes and improves trading partner


"Our alliance with Ariba enables companies of any size, in any industry

to enjoy the benefits of eProcurement," said Trade2Gain Inc. managing

director Subroto Banerjee. "Through Application Service Provider (ASP)

solutions, our customers can cost-effectively connect to their suppliers and the

larger global Internet economy. Customers can have significant cost savings by

consolidating procurement and directing company-wide purchasing to preferred

suppliers. This will minimize the overall cost of acquiring the products and

services that are essential to their business."

"By working with Trade2Gain, Ariba can deliver its B2B solutions to a

key market segment," said Ariba’s country manager M Ganesh. "Our

objective is to deliver end-to-end solutions to the broadest cross-section of

customers in the India & the South East Asian markets."

Trade2Gain will also work closely with Ariba implementation and consulting

partners to meet individual eCommerce needs of customers. "We see an

immense potential for ASP services in India and South East Asia, and therefore

firms like Trade2Gain form an integral part of our alliances strategy as we

increase the penetration of B2B eCommerce in this area," added director for

Alliances, Ariba Asia Pacific Derek Hunter.