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Summit Midstream Partners Goes "Live" on Robust Energy Platform


Successfully Deployed Oil and Gas Solution Enhances Summit Midstream
Partners' Business Controls

MCA Connect, a global systems integrator and Microsoft Dynamics Gold
Partner, announced today the successful "go live" implementation of
EnergyCONNECT, an energy-specific solution, at Summit Midstream
Partners. Headquartered in The Woodlands, Texas, Summit is a master
limited partnership focused on developing, owning and operating
midstream energy infrastructure assets.

By partnering with MCA Connect to implement EnergyCONNECT, along with
Microsoft Dynamics ERP, Summit is now able to better automate controls
and manage growth.

As a geographically diverse and sophisticated midstream company, Summit
requires modern software that enables the automation of core business

David Kimsey, Vice President and Chief Accounting Officer of Summit,
cited in their solution evaluation, "It is imperative to select a
solution that can handle our unique industry needs and scale on a
long-term basis with the business."

He added, "Proven business process support for critical procurement and
project management activities, in addition to automating the
Authorization for Expenditure (AFE) process, is necessary to manage our
significant investments."

Summit ultimately selected EnergyCONNECT
by MCA Connect because it offers a modern, robust and industry-focused
solution that met their needs. The oil and gas solution is built on Microsoft
Dynamics ERP
, which provides accounting, resource planning,
operations and system integration with global financial management
requirements in mind. Microsoft Dynamics includes familiar, easy-to-use
tools that enable oil and gas companies to work quickly and make smart,
proactive decisions.

Summit had an aggressive plan to "go live" on Microsoft Dynamics in a
short period of time, which involved multiple locations, a full
complement of business processes and a detailed review for compliance

After successfully completing the project within the given timeframe,
Summit is now able to automate their procurement-intensive business,
improve system-wide analytics, and ensure continued controls compliance.

Kimsey says, "MCA Connect clearly understood our business and project
requirements, applied Microsoft Dynamics to meet our unique needs and
expertly deployed its EnergyCONNECT AFE Solution to provide industry
controls, transaction visibility and proactive management of our single
largest business cost."

With this new technology system, the team at Summit has improved
visibility into the business. They can enhance compliance capabilities
and gain efficiencies with day-to-day operations.

David Huether, MCA Connect Vice President of Energy Solutions, says,
"The successful implementation of Dynamics and EnergyCONNECT reflects
our strong partnership with Summit and the ability of both our teams to
work towards a common goal. Our industry expertise and EnergyCONNECT
solution coupled with Summit executives participating in our business
steps drove success at every turn."

About MCA Connect

is a global systems integrator and Microsoft Dynamics Gold
Partner (ERP, CRM and Cloud) that delivers and supports operational
transformation to help clients achieve a competitive advantage. By
combining product and industry expertise with proven strategic methods,
MCA Connect consistently delivers innovative solutions that help clients
realize their vision.

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