SOURCE: Aria Systems

Aria Systems - Billing and Subscription Management

February 09, 2010 08:00 ET

Aria Announces Aria Platform Standard and Enterprise Editions

MEDIA, PA--(Marketwire - February 9, 2010) - Aria Systems, Inc. (http://www.AriaSystems.com), the leading provider of on demand billing and subscription management solutions, today announced two new offerings designed to address the recurring billing needs of organizations ranging from pre-revenue startup businesses up to the Fortune 500. These new products provide the capabilities, services, and pricing models to address the needs of the growing ranks of companies trying to create or expand their subscription revenue streams. Aria's products are delivered via a pure SaaS model enabling faster deployment and lower total cost of ownership compared to traditional on-premise software, with faster product evolution and much better supportability than single tenant Application Service Provider (ASP) approaches.

Aria Platform Standard Edition is designed for organizations that need flat-rate subscription billing deployed in a matter of hours to automate customer acquisition and recurring billing. Aria Platform Standard Edition enables small and midsized businesses to avoid the cost and complexity of traditional billing platforms without the time, error, and expense of manual or Excel-based billing processes.

Aria Platform Standard Edition includes the following capabilities and services:

--  Subscription billing & invoicing
--  User registration and self-service templates
--  Integrated tax calculation
--  Web Services APIs
--  Support for two simultaneous payment processors
--  Customer Support Representative tools for managing customer
    interactions
--  A separate test and staging environment
--  A library of pre-built reports
--  Web and e-mail support
--  10 hours of production readiness support

Aria Platform Enterprise Edition is designed to support organizations with requirements such as metering and usage-based subscription billing, multi-tiered distribution channels, and integration to ERP, CRM, and other applications.

In addition to all the capabilities of Standard Edition, Aria Platform Enterprise Edition offers:

--  Usage-based billing for any usage metric
--  Packaged integrations for CRM and or financial systems
--  Multi-channel, multi-tier billing
--  Multiple test and staging environments
--  Support for multiple simultaneous payment processors
--  PCI-compliant, hosted user registration and self-service pages
--  Ad hoc reporting
--  Telephone support
--  Billing best practices and additional advanced training

More information is available at: http://www.ariasystems.com/marketing/billing-standard-enterprise/

"We've proven that we can deliver great results for clients of all sizes," said Ed Sullivan, CEO at Aria Systems. "With the Aria Platform Standard and Enterprise Editions, we're delivering products that are tailored to the billing and subscription management needs of different market segments based on years of experience in this space."

About Aria Systems

Aria Systems is the leader in on-demand billing and subscription management solutions. Since its inception in 2003 as the pioneer in SaaS billing, Aria has grown rapidly to manage millions of accounts in every country in the world and spanning a wide range of industries. The Aria Billing and Subscription Management Platform is the industry's most reliable, flexible and scalable on-demand platform for organizations looking to accelerate revenue capture while significantly reducing operating costs. Aria Systems also leads the market in security and compliance as the only vendor to have achieved both SAS 70 Type II certification as well as PCI DSS Level 1 compliance for the entire billing management process. Aria's team is comprised of industry veterans that have managed multi-billion dollar billing operations supporting millions of end user subscribers. For more information about Aria Systems, visit http://www.AriaSystems.com or call 1-877-755-2370.

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