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Ariba CEO Discusses F1Q2012 Results - Earnings Call Transcript

Ariba, Inc. ( ARBA)

F1Q2012 Earnings Conference Call

January 26, 2012 5:00 PM ET

Executives

John Duncan – Director, IR

Ahmed Rubaie – Chief Financial Officer

Bob Calderoni – Chairman and Chief Executive Officer

Analysts

Peter Goldmacher – Cowen and Company

Greg Dunham – Goldman Sachs

Brad Reback – Oppenheimer

Richard Williams – Cross Research

Steve Koenig – Longbow Research

Jeff Van Rhee – Craig-Hallum

Robert Breza – RBC Capital Markets

Presentation

Operator

Greetings, and welcome to the Ariba first quarter fiscal year 2012 earnings conference call. At this time all participants are in a listen-only mode. A brief question and answer session will follow the formal presentation. (Operator Instructions) As a reminder, this conference is being recorded.

It is now my pleasure to introduce your host, John Duncan, Vice President of Investor Relations. Thank you, Mr. Duncan, you may begin.

John Duncan

Good afternoon, and welcome everyone to Ariba's conference call to discuss the results for the first quarter of fiscal year 2012.

In today's call, we'll make reference to supplemental presentation slides with our prepared remarks. To access these slides, please log on to the Investor Relations section of our website at www.ariba.com.

Our speakers for the call today are Bob Calderoni, our Chairman and Chief Executive Officer; and Ahmed Rubaie, our Chief Financial Officer.

For those on the call accessing the supplemental presentation, please now advance to Slide 2.

Before we begin, I will read the Safe Harbor statement. Statements that may be made on this call and the supplemental slides that are not historical facts may be forward-looking statements, including statements regarding the company's or management's intentions, hopes, beliefs, plans, expectations or strategies for the future.

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