The University of Montana Selects SciQuest Cloud-based Accounts Payable Business Automation Solution

  The University of Montana Selects SciQuest Cloud-based Accounts Payable
  Business Automation Solution

    Leading Public Research University Chooses SciQuest’s Accounts Payable
 Solution to Streamline Payments, Eliminate Manual Processes and Gain Deeper
                     Insights into Institutional Spending

Business Wire

CARY, N.C. -- December 18, 2012

SciQuest, Inc., (NASDAQ: SQI) a provider of cloud-based spend management
solutions, today announced that The University of Montana has selected
SciQuest’s Accounts Payable solution to further streamline its overall
procure-to-pay processes while increasing efficiencies across the entire

The University of Montana is a leading public research university located in
Missoula, Montana serving 15,642 undergraduates and 2,065 graduate students.
The University’s current electronic procurement system – GrizMart, which
enables campus faculty and staff to easily search and shop online for products
and services – is powered by SciQuest. With SciQuest’s Accounts Payable
solution, the University of Montana will be able to automate its accounts
payable processes, eliminating tedious manual tasks while gaining valuable
insights throughout the procure-to-pay process.

“Since unveiling GrizMart, we’ve been able to streamline the order creation
process and promote strategic supplier relationships, increasing overall costs
savings and contract compliance,” said Ian Robbins, director of Procurement
Services, The University of Montana. “With the addition of SciQuest’s Accounts
Payable solution, we will be able to achieve additional efficiencies and
automate manual tasks, freeing our staff to focus on more strategic

SciQuest’s spend management solutions enable colleges and universities of all
sizes to automate and manage every aspect of the procure-to-pay process,
including sourcing, shopping, requisitioning and accounts payable. With
SciQuest’s Accounts Payable offering, institutions are able to eliminate
formerly manual processes for receiving, managing and paying invoices. As a
result, organizations are able to reduce invoice processing errors, costs and
cycle times; eliminate late payment penalties, duplicate payments or
overpayments; and capture prompt payment discounts.

“Accounts payable has traditionally been a cumbersome, time-consuming process
creating inefficiencies that slow down the entire procurement cycle,” said
John Fabris, vice president of higher education sales at SciQuest. “Higher
education organizations must be able to maximize their existing resources and
streamline labor-intensive processes. With its Accounts Payable and full suite
of cloud-based business automation solutions, SciQuest is empowering higher
education institutions like The University of Montana to turn spending into a
source of savings.”

About SciQuest

SciQuest’s (NASDAQ: SQI) easy to use solutions help contract management,
procurement, and accounts payable professionals make daily operations
efficient through smart automation, and turn the focus on more strategic
decisions that impact the bottom line. With unmatched visibility into
spending, combined with the Power of Q — the Company’s unique combination of
products and support — SciQuest provides organizations with a strategic
approach to spend management, improving bottom-line results.

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