SOURCE: Ariett Business Solutions

April 23, 2014 13:00 ET

Ariett Announces Altico Advisors Has Acquired the Company's Microsoft Dynamics GP Practice

PEMBROKE, MA and MARLBOROUGH, MA--(Marketwired - Apr 23, 2014) - Ariett (, the leading provider of Purchasing and Expense Management Software, is pleased to announce that Altico Advisors (, one of New England's largest Microsoft Dynamics GP Value-Added Resellers, has acquired the company's Microsoft Dynamics GP Practice.

"With the growth and success of the Ariett Enterprise Cloud Purchase and Expense Product suite on the Microsoft Azure platform, we have selected Altico Advisors, a strong local Microsoft Dynamics GP partner, to acquire and support our remaining Dynamics GP practice," said Glenn Brodie, President of Ariett. "Altico Advisors is the perfect fit. The company has a fast-growing Microsoft Dynamics practice, strong reputation and the same commitment to excellence as Ariett."

"With more than 1,000 global customers using our Purchase and Expense Software, it was time to focus solely on our core business," said Brodie. Ariett's existing relationship with Altico makes the company confident that Altico Advisors will take exceptional care of Ariett's Microsoft Dynamics GP clients during the transition and for the long term.

Established in 2005, Altico Advisors has experienced double digit growth year over year. Altico is recognized as a premier Microsoft Dynamics partner in the Northeast and beyond. In 2013, Altico Advisors was the Microsoft Dynamics East Region Volume Partner of the Year and a member of the Microsoft President's Club.

"This is an exciting acquisition for Altico Advisors," said Mike Kean, President of Altico Advisors. "As a long-time Ariett partner, we've integrated Ariett's requisitioning and purchasing software into Microsoft Dynamics GP for our clients. With a strong existing relationship between our two teams, the transition for Ariett customers will be seamless."

Kean said that while this acquisition allows Altico to increase the company's footprint in New England, it also allows Ariett to expand its business model and focus on application development.

About Ariett
Ariett is the leading provider of Purchasing and Expense Management Software that reduces costs for organizations and improves employee productivity by streamlining Requisition and Purchase Order Management, Accounts Payable Automation and Travel and Expense Reporting on a single platform. We deliver innovative web-based business software in the Microsoft Azure Cloud or on-premises. Please visit for more information and follow us @AriettInc on Twitter.

About Altico Advisors
Headquartered in Massachusetts, Altico Advisors implements and supports business, financial and customer management software solutions for mid-market enterprises, primarily throughout New England. In addition, Altico provides a wide variety of integration, consulting and advisory services, such as outsourced financial services, business and IT strategy alignment, software selection and business analytics. Altico Advisors is a NetSuite Solution Provider and a Microsoft Gold Partner. Connect with Altico Advisors on our website at and on our blog at