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 PresentationOperator
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.