SAP Ariba, an SAP Company is a leading provider of on-demand spend management solutions. SAP Ariba’s mission is to transform the way companies of all sizes, across all industries, and geographies operate by delivering technology, service, and network solutions that enable them to holistically source, contract, procure, pay, manage, and analyze their spend and supplier relationships. Delivered on demand, SAP Ariba’s enterprise-class offerings empower companies to achieve greater control of their spend and drive continuous improvements in financial and supply-chain performance. Thousands of companies use SAP Ariba solutions to manage their spend from sourcing and orders through invoicing and payment. SAP Ariba has deployed in regional data centers in North America, Europe and Russia as well as in co-locations Sunnyvale, California (USA) and Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania (USA).
SOC1 reports specifically address service organizations internal control over financial reporting and controls specified by the service provider. The SOC1 reports are intended solely for the information and use of existing user entities (for ex. Exiting customers of the service organization), their financial statement auditors and management of the service organization. SOC 1 reports are prepared in accordance with Statement on Standards for Attestation Engagements (SSAE) No.16, a new guidance that the auditors use to conduct a SOC1 engagement. SOC1 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 SOC1 Type 2 also includes the operating effectiveness of controls for a dedicated period of time.
SAP Ariba has regularly prepared SOC1 Type 2 audit reports by an independent 3rd party accountant. This version of the report covers the audit period 1. November 2014 to 30. April 2015, the locations North America, Europe and Russia as well as in co-locations Sunnyvale, California (USA) and Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania (USA).
The use of these reports is restricted. A copy of this report is available for all SAP Ariba customers who had productive and had financially-relevant systems during the audit period covered by the report.