Ariba's CEO Discusses Q2 2012 Results - Earnings Call Transcript

Ariba (ARBA)

Q2 2012 Earnings Call

April 26, 2012 5:00 pm ET

Executives

John Duncan -

Ahmed Rubaie - Chief Financial Officer, Principal Accounting Officer and Executive Vice President

Robert M. Calderoni - Chairman, Chief Executive Officer and Member of Equity Incentive Committee

Analysts

Gregory Dunham - Goldman Sachs Group Inc., Research Division

Peter L. Goldmacher - Cowen and Company, LLC, Research Division

Thomas Ernst - Deutsche Bank AG, Research Division

Robert P. Breza - RBC Capital Markets, LLC, Research Division

Lauren Choi

Richard T. Williams - Cross Research LLC

Presentation

Operator

Greetings. And welcome to the Ariba Second Quarter Fiscal Year 2012 Earnings Conference Call. [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 for Ariba. Thank you. Mr. Duncan, you may begin.

John Duncan

Good afternoon. And welcome, everyone, to Ariba's conference call to discuss results for the second 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 Investor Relations section at 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 supplement presentations, please now advance to Slide 2.

Before we begin, I'll 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. These statements are subject to various risks and uncertainties and actual results could differ materially from the company's current expectations. These risks and uncertainties are discussed in the company's SEC filings, including our most recent Form 10-Q filed on February 7, 2012.

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