Ariba Schedules Q2 2001 Earnings Announcement and Conference Call

Apr 16, 2001, 01:00 ET from Ariba, Inc.

    MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., April 16 /PRNewswire/ --
 Ariba, Inc. (Nasdaq:   ARBA), the leading business-to-business (B2B) eCommerce
 platform and network services provider, will announce its financial results
 for the second quarter of fiscal year 2001 on the morning of Friday,
 April 20, 2001.  The company will to host its Q2 2001 earnings conference call
 at 7:00 a.m. (PDT) the same day at Ariba Headquarters.  Ariba executive
 officers Keith Krach, chairman and CEO, Larry Mueller, president and COO, and
 Bob Calderoni, executive vice president and CFO, are scheduled to participate
 in the conference call.
     The conference call may be accessed live over the Internet at
 www.ariba.com or www.vcall.com, or by dialing 719-457-2662, with reservation
 number 650898.  Participants are requested to dial-in 10 minutes in advance to
 facilitate an on-time start.
     A replay of the call will be available starting at 12:00 noon (PDT) on
 Friday, April 20th, and ending at 5:00 p.m. (PDT) on Friday, April 27, 2001.
 The replay may be accessed by dialing 719-457-0820, with the reservation
 number 650898.
     Ariba will be hosting the first U.S. stop on its LIVE 2001 B2B World Tour
 in Las Vegas, April 30 to May 3, 2001.  The LIVE 2001 conferences attract
 executives from leading companies worldwide including current and prospective
 customers, partners, suppliers, press, and industry and financial analysts to
 participate in an exchange of information and ideas about today's B2B
 strategies and value chain management solutions.  More information, including
 registration details, about LIVE 2001 Las Vegas, or other LIVE conferences, is
 available at www.aribalive2001.com.
 
     About Ariba
     Ariba, Inc. is the leading business-to-business (B2B) eCommerce platform
 and network services provider.  Through the Ariba B2B Commerce Platform -- an
 open, end-to-end infrastructure of interoperable software solutions and hosted
 Web-based commerce services -- the company enables efficient online trade,
 integration and collaboration between B2B marketplaces, buyers, suppliers and
 commerce service providers.  The global reach and best-of-breed functionality
 of the Ariba B2B Commerce Platform create Internet-driven economies of scale
 and process efficiencies for leading companies around the world.  Ariba can be
 contacted in the U.S. at 650-930-6200 or at www.ariba.com.
 
     NOTE:  Ariba and the Ariba logo are registered trademarks of Ariba, Inc.
 Ariba B2B Commerce Platform, Ariba Buyer, Ariba Marketplace, Ariba Dynamic
 Trade and Ariba Commerce Services Network are trademarks of Ariba, Inc.  All
 other trademarks are property of their respective owners.
 
     Ariba Safe Harbor
     Safe Harbor Statement Under the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act
 1995:  Information and announcements in this release involve Ariba's
 expectations, beliefs, hopes, plans, intentions or strategies regarding the
 future and are forward-looking statements that involve risks and
 uncertainties.  All forward-looking statements included in this release are
 based upon information available to Ariba as of the date of the release, and
 we assume no obligation to update any such forward-looking statements.  These
 statements are not guarantees of future performance and actual results could
 differ materially from our current expectations.  Factors that could cause or
 contribute to such differences include, but are not limited to:  delays in
 development or shipment of new versions of our Ariba B2B Commerce Platform;
 lack of market acceptance of the Ariba B2B Commerce Platform or other new
 products or services; inability to continue to develop competitive new
 products and services on a timely basis; introduction of new products or
 services by major competitors; our ability to attract and retain qualified
 employees; difficulties in assimilating companies previously acquired,
 including Tradex, Trading Dynamics, and SupplierMarket.com; inability to
 expand our operations to support increased growth; the recognition of an
 increasing portion of revenues at the end of the quarter; declining economic
 conditions, including a recession; inability to control costs; changes in our
 pricing or compensation policies; inability to successfully manage a reduction
 in the company's workforce; and significant fluctuations in our stock price.
 These and other factors and risks associated with our business are discussed
 in the Company's Form 10-K filed December 29, 2000 and Form 10-Q filed
 February 14, 2001.
 
 

SOURCE Ariba, Inc.
    MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., April 16 /PRNewswire/ --
 Ariba, Inc. (Nasdaq:   ARBA), the leading business-to-business (B2B) eCommerce
 platform and network services provider, will announce its financial results
 for the second quarter of fiscal year 2001 on the morning of Friday,
 April 20, 2001.  The company will to host its Q2 2001 earnings conference call
 at 7:00 a.m. (PDT) the same day at Ariba Headquarters.  Ariba executive
 officers Keith Krach, chairman and CEO, Larry Mueller, president and COO, and
 Bob Calderoni, executive vice president and CFO, are scheduled to participate
 in the conference call.
     The conference call may be accessed live over the Internet at
 www.ariba.com or www.vcall.com, or by dialing 719-457-2662, with reservation
 number 650898.  Participants are requested to dial-in 10 minutes in advance to
 facilitate an on-time start.
     A replay of the call will be available starting at 12:00 noon (PDT) on
 Friday, April 20th, and ending at 5:00 p.m. (PDT) on Friday, April 27, 2001.
 The replay may be accessed by dialing 719-457-0820, with the reservation
 number 650898.
     Ariba will be hosting the first U.S. stop on its LIVE 2001 B2B World Tour
 in Las Vegas, April 30 to May 3, 2001.  The LIVE 2001 conferences attract
 executives from leading companies worldwide including current and prospective
 customers, partners, suppliers, press, and industry and financial analysts to
 participate in an exchange of information and ideas about today's B2B
 strategies and value chain management solutions.  More information, including
 registration details, about LIVE 2001 Las Vegas, or other LIVE conferences, is
 available at www.aribalive2001.com.
 
     About Ariba
     Ariba, Inc. is the leading business-to-business (B2B) eCommerce platform
 and network services provider.  Through the Ariba B2B Commerce Platform -- an
 open, end-to-end infrastructure of interoperable software solutions and hosted
 Web-based commerce services -- the company enables efficient online trade,
 integration and collaboration between B2B marketplaces, buyers, suppliers and
 commerce service providers.  The global reach and best-of-breed functionality
 of the Ariba B2B Commerce Platform create Internet-driven economies of scale
 and process efficiencies for leading companies around the world.  Ariba can be
 contacted in the U.S. at 650-930-6200 or at www.ariba.com.
 
     NOTE:  Ariba and the Ariba logo are registered trademarks of Ariba, Inc.
 Ariba B2B Commerce Platform, Ariba Buyer, Ariba Marketplace, Ariba Dynamic
 Trade and Ariba Commerce Services Network are trademarks of Ariba, Inc.  All
 other trademarks are property of their respective owners.
 
     Ariba Safe Harbor
     Safe Harbor Statement Under the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act
 1995:  Information and announcements in this release involve Ariba's
 expectations, beliefs, hopes, plans, intentions or strategies regarding the
 future and are forward-looking statements that involve risks and
 uncertainties.  All forward-looking statements included in this release are
 based upon information available to Ariba as of the date of the release, and
 we assume no obligation to update any such forward-looking statements.  These
 statements are not guarantees of future performance and actual results could
 differ materially from our current expectations.  Factors that could cause or
 contribute to such differences include, but are not limited to:  delays in
 development or shipment of new versions of our Ariba B2B Commerce Platform;
 lack of market acceptance of the Ariba B2B Commerce Platform or other new
 products or services; inability to continue to develop competitive new
 products and services on a timely basis; introduction of new products or
 services by major competitors; our ability to attract and retain qualified
 employees; difficulties in assimilating companies previously acquired,
 including Tradex, Trading Dynamics, and SupplierMarket.com; inability to
 expand our operations to support increased growth; the recognition of an
 increasing portion of revenues at the end of the quarter; declining economic
 conditions, including a recession; inability to control costs; changes in our
 pricing or compensation policies; inability to successfully manage a reduction
 in the company's workforce; and significant fluctuations in our stock price.
 These and other factors and risks associated with our business are discussed
 in the Company's Form 10-K filed December 29, 2000 and Form 10-Q filed
 February 14, 2001.
 
 SOURCE  Ariba, Inc.