Release of Ariett AP Invoice Solution Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) on Microsoft Azure™

Ariett’s AP Invoice Automation Cloud Software powered by Microsoft® Microsoft Azure™ provides customers with scalability, security and low cost global access.

PEMBROKE, MA. – December 9th, 2011 - Ariett, a leading provider of Purchase and Xpense Management Solutions, has announced the immediate availability of Ariett AP Invoice Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) solutions on the Microsoft Azure™ platform.

Ariett AP Invoice on Microsoft Azure™

AP Invoice is now available in the Cloud with an attractive subscription plan that helps customers make the transition to a new cost-effective solution simple. Ariett AP Invoice is the leading AP Invoice Automation solution that streamlines AP business processes, accelerates approval workflows, and reduces paper with electronic document manager and Mobile Approval from any Smart Phone or device. AP Invoice provides a complete solution with visibility to the status of all invoices across companies and locations – offering one button integration with Ariett’s web-services integration to Microsoft Dynamics GP Accounts Payable Financial System or API Integration to other leading financial systems.

Ariett’s cloud-based solutions powered by the Microsoft Azure™ platform surpass customers demand for scalability, security and reliable access. AP Invoice incorporates features that allow it to meet complex customer requirements with no intricate programming. With zero-footprint, low cost deployment is achieved without capital investment or IT resources and allows customers to start using their solution immediately, regardless of company size. Microsoft manages the system software itself, including applying updates, and Ariett manages the application software including updates. Ariett’s automated solutions allow customers to configure rules, workflows, and interfaces without resorting to expensive custom programming.

“By using Microsoft Azure, Ariett’s AP Invoice Automation Solution offers our customers critical levels of scalability with low capital expenditures and operational costs.” said Glenn Brodie, President of Ariett.  “Ariett AP Invoice with our Mobile Approval App for any Smartphone offers visibility to the actual electronic invoice, that can easily be accessed from anywhere in the world, to meet the demands of business approvers on the go, said Brodie. “Ariett empowers our customers with flexible cost effective workflow solutions.”

Ariett’s AP Invoice solution improves employee productivity and provides companies with visibility to status of all pending AP Invoices. When used with Ariett Xpense Reporting Cloud Software as a Service solution, companies can combine visibility with approvals and analyzes of their overall corporate spend. Ariett AP Invoice can route a single AP invoice or batch of AP Invoices for approval, manage check requests or new vendor approval workflows. Electronic AP Invoices and all associated electronic documents such as contracts can be attached and stored, providing approvers the ability to view all pertinent documentation at the time of approval.  When deployed on premise for Dynamics GP, Ariett AP Invoice also supports intercompany processing, multicurrency, 1099, multiple company locations, budgets and more. AP Invoice also offers superior analytic and reporting on any critical metrics with on-the-fly query through Ariett Smart Search.

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As a Microsoft Certified Partner since 1995 and Microsoft Independent Software Vendor (ISV), Ariett has been a leader in providing solutions for optimizing purchasing, requisitions, AP Invoice, and Travel and Expense (T&E) Management, that offer both Cloud and On Premise deployment options.

About Ariett Business Solutions Inc.

Ariett provides Purchasing and Expense software solutions for global companies that automate Requisition and Purchase Management, AP Invoice Automation and Employee Expense Management with Pre-Travel and Booking. Ariett solutions offer enterprise class functionality with superior workflows, web-based analytic and reporting, document management, and electronic receipt & credit card processing. Offered in the Cloud, Software as a Service (SaaS) on Microsoft Azure or deployed on premise, with optional direct integration to Microsoft Dynamics ERP. Visit www.ariett.com for more information.