Iowa State University Selects ESM Solutions to Provide Next Generation Spend Management Solution

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ESM Solutions will become Iowa State University’s selected eProcurement solution to expand e-commerce across its campus.

The customizable enhancements to the configuration will allow ESM Solutions to deploy this solution to our customers, giving them additional capabilities to further leverage their spend.

ESM Solutions®, the leading provider of spend management and eProcurement solutions for the public sector, announced an agreement with Iowa State University to deliver a next generation, comprehensive procurement process for college-wide purchasing. Iowa State will roll out ESM Solutions’ easyPurchase™ integrated cart solution to over 5,000 users across the university system.

Iowa State University is one of the nation’s leading land-grant universities; it is widely known for its strengths in technology and science, with more than 31,000 students, 15,000 employees and 231,000 active alumni. The university offers nearly 300 academic programs across its eight colleges. In addition to its reputable educational offerings, Iowa State is expanding technological opportunities for its administrative purchasing department.

“The ESM Solutions eProcurement platform will add the flexibility and affordability that will allow us to expand our e-commerce reach on the ISU campus,” said Cory Harms, Associate Director of Purchasing at Iowa State University. “I am excited to be able to add more suppliers in the future, and the nimbleness and responsiveness of ESM Solutions will give me the opportunity to bring more functionality to my ISU users.”

ESM Solutions’ spend management solution will replace Iowa State’s current eProcurement solution with a more intuitive solution and image-rich interface, making the application easier for end-users and administrators to navigate. The solution will plug into ISU’s existing systems and provide and easy and efficient online ordering experience for the ISU user community.

“We are extremely excited to update Iowa State’s eProcurement process to the next generation solution,” said Dan Corazzi, CEO of ESM Solutions. “The customizable enhancements to the configuration will allow ESM Solutions to deploy this solution to our customers, giving them additional capabilities to further leverage their spend.”

ESM Solutions adds Iowa State University as its fourth research institution in the last two quarters.

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About ESM Solutions
ESM Solutions gives customers complete control of their spending through a comprehensive, valued-based “procure-to-pay” solution. We have been helping customers meet operational needs by saving them time and money for more than thirteen years with our eSchoolMall and Mercury Commerce brand applications. Today, ESM Solutions is one unified brand, providing sourcing, purchasing, analytics and contract management solutions to public and private sector organizations. Our intuitive SaaS-based solution makes streamlining the entire procurement process fast and easy, requiring only a browser and Internet access.

About Iowa State University
Iowa State University is a public land-grant and space-grant university located in Ames, Iowa. Students from all 50 states and more than 100 countries attend Iowa State and choose from 100 bachelor’s degree programs, 112 master’s degree programs and 83 Ph.D. programs. The university is ranked among the top 50 public universities in the US and is a leader in science, agriculture, engineering, extension and home economics. For more information on Iowa State University, visit

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