MEMPHIS, Tenn., June 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Asentinel, a technology-driven Telecommunications Lifecycle Management company announced that it has been awarded a third United States patent covering core elements of its groundbreaking Telecom Expense Management (TEM) software. U.S. Patent No. 8,712,878 joins previously granted U.S. Patent Nos. 7,340,422 (2008) and 7,805,342 (2010). The basis of these patents, owned by Asentinel, relates to systems and methods of processing and analyzing telecommunications invoices, including wireless telecommunications invoices.
The patents now include more than 100 claims issued by the United States Patent and Trademark Office. "Recognizing the distinctiveness of our technology-centric solution for Telecom Management, we pursued an avenue to protect our intellectual property," said Asentinel CEO David C. Perdue. "With strong growth realized in the TEM market (Gartner estimates the TEM market to be approaching $2B in 2016), we believe both enterprises and TEM service organizations, will look to providers with the technology and experience necessary to provide the desired solutions," added Perdue.
The patent announcement comes on the heels of Asentinel's continued market success:
The current year is on pace to surpass further metrics as Asentinel has added significant new clients. These additions extend Asentinel's solutions to more than two dozen verticals including 8 of the 30 largest U.S. banks (ranked by assets); and 5 of the largest retailers with a combined store count of 40,000.
Asentinel meets the needs of customers by providing communications lifecycle management through robust Telecom Management (TEM) solutions and services realized through the synergy of Platform, Process and People. Asentinel holds the only comprehensive United States patents (#7340422, #7805342 and #8,712,878) in Telecom Management for its groundbreaking software. The company continues to grow its client base of Global 2000, Fortune 1000 and multinational entities that realize the power of TEM to reduce spend, automate processes, manage inventory and maximize business intelligence and actionable analytics. Asentinel is headquartered in Memphis, TN and has offices throughout the US and in Europe. For more information, please visit www.asentinel.com.