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Edmunds.com Chooses Aria Systems to Fuel Online Auto Sales

Leading Car Shopping Destination Turns to Cloud Billing Leader to Enhance Customer Choice and Experience

San Francisco – March 1, 2016Aria Systems, which helps enterprises grow recurring revenue, today announced that Edmunds.com, the premier destination for car shoppers with 20 million monthly visitors, has chosen Aria’s active monetization platform to help scale their billing operations to meet the skyrocketing demands of its customer base.

Edmunds.com, named one of “The World's Top 10 Most Innovative Companies of 2015 in Automotive” by Fast Company, selected Aria as the best solution for its current and future business models after an extensive market evaluation. The Aria platform will provide end-to-end monetization and billing capabilities for the Edmunds Program, which gives its dealer partners a powerful online platform to reach millions of in-market car shoppers, and to close deals faster, and with higher customer satisfaction.

Edmunds.com chose Aria for its robust API suite and ability to ramp up new products and billing methods that tailor meet their evolving customer needs. Aria’s #1 ranked cloud-based billing and active monetization platform is designed to help enterprises, like Edmunds.com, rapidly test and iterate on their monetization strategies to better respond to evolving market conditions. Aria will help Edmunds.com to automate their processes, and greatly reduce the manual overhead currently required to manage customer lifecycles.

"Efficient and scalable billing operations are becoming critical for any company that is looking to drive unparalleled choice and an unsurpassed customer experience," said Sheryl Washington, Edmunds.com VP of Dealer Operations. "Aria offers us a flexible and powerful billing platform that can adapt as we look to launch new offerings that expand our business footprint."

“We’re delighted to partner with Edmunds.com, an innovative disrupter in the automotive industry,” said Tom Dibble, CEO of Aria Systems. “We look forward to being a part of their promise to drive higher customer lifetime value through unique products and offers.”

About Aria Systems

Proven by the world’s most demanding enterprises, including AAA NCNU, Constant Contact, Edmunds.com, Experian, Falck, Pitney Bowes, Roku, VMware, and Zipcar, Aria helps enterprises grow their recurring revenue businesses. With Aria’s end-to-end active monetization platform, global brands can get to market faster with a wider variety of products and services, while maximizing customer satisfaction, retention, and lifetime value.

To learn more, visit www.ariasystems.com.

About Edmunds.com:

Car shopping destination Edmunds.com serves nearly 20 million visitors each month. With Edmunds.com Price Promise®, shoppers can buy smarter with instant, upfront prices for cars and trucks currently for sale at 13,000 dealer franchises across the U.S. Shoppers can browse not only dealer inventory, but also vehicle reviews, shopping tips, photos, videos and feature stories on both Edmunds' wired site and on its acclaimed mobile apps. Regarded as one of the best places to work in Southern California, Edmunds.com was also named one of "The World's Top 10 Most Innovative Companies of 2015 in Automotive" by Fast Company. Edmunds welcomes all car-shopping questions on its free Live Help Line at 1-855-782-4711 and help@edmunds.com, via text at ED411 and on Twitter and Facebook. The company is based in Santa Monica, Calif. and has a satellite office in downtown Detroit, Mich., but you can find Edmunds from anywhere on YouTube, Pinterest, LinkedIn, Instagram, Google+ and Flipboard.

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Press Contacts

Parker Trewin | Aria Systems | + 1 415 549 2531 | ptrewin@ariasystems.com
Aaron Lewis | Edmunds.com | + 1 310 309 4934 | alewis@edmunds.com

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