The scope of this SOC report includes the SAP Business ByDesign solution as offered for the live productive customer systems that are hosted in SAP SE's data centers St. Leon–Rot, Germany and Newtown Square, USA, as well as in the co-location Frankfurt, Germany; Sydney, Australia and Shanghai, China.
SAP Business ByDesign is a cloud-based Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) ERP offering for mid-market companies and subsidiaries, powered by SAP HANA®. With SAP Business ByDesign (ByD), organizations can manage their entire business with a single cloud ERP solution. It is suited for mid-market companies and subsidiaries of large corporations This complete and integrated Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) suite supports financials, human resources, sales, procurement, customer service, supply chain management and more. Additionally, ByD has integration capabilities with a variety of SAP’s LoB based cloud solutions like SuccessFactors, Concur etc
SOC2 reports fulfill various information and assurance needs of customers and aim to place trust in SAPs service organization systems, processes and controls. These narratives are related to the trust principles Security, Availability, Confidentiality Processing Integrity or Privacy which must be met to demonstrate a well-designed system. SOC2 also contains details on performed tests and their results. SOC2 Type 1 covers management’s description of a service organization’s system and the suitability of the design of controls at a specific point in time, whereas a SOC2 Type 2 also includes the operating effectiveness of controls for a dedicated period of time.
SAP Business ByDesign has regularly prepared SOC2 Type 2 audit reports by an independent 3rd party accountant. This version of the report covers the audit period 1. November 2019 to 30. April 2020, the locations St. Leon–Rot, Germany and Newtown Square, USA, as well as in the co-location Frankfurt, Germany; Sydney, Australia and Shanghai, China and the trust principles Security and Confidentiality.
The use of these reports is restricted. A copy of this report is available for all SAP customers and prospects with non-disclosure agreement in place.