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SAP Company Information

SAP is the market leader in enterprise application software, helping companies of all sizes and in all industries run at their best: 77% of the world’s transaction revenue touches an SAP system. Our machine learning, Internet of Things (IoT), and advanced analytics technologies help turn customers’ businesses into intelligent enterprises. Our end-to-end suite of applications and services enables our customers to operate profitably, adapt continuously, and make a difference. 


Customers in more than 180 countries



Employees from 140+ countries


21,000 +

SAP partner companies globally


27.34 b€

Total Revenue (Non-IFRS) in FY2020

200 m+

Subscribers in our cloud user base

100 +

Innovation and development centers

Worldwide location directory

Find locations of SAP offices in 130 countries, access specific SAP country, and regional websites, and learn about SAP Experience Centers.

Frequently Asked Questions

What does SAP mean? How do you say SAP? When was SAP started?  Learn the answers to these questions and so many more in our Frequently Asked Questions area.

SAP Integrated Report

SAP helps the world run better and improves peoples’ lives through our integrated strategy. We enable our customers to create positive economic, environmental, and social impact on the world. Our integrated report details our performance and what is material for our sustainable business success.

Our purpose and why SAP is a leader

SAP Purpose and Promise

At SAP, our purpose is to help the world run better and improve people’s lives. Our promise is to innovate to help our customers run at their best. We engineer solutions to fuel innovation, foster equality, and spread opportunity across borders and cultures. 


SAP is a leader across all categories in the latest analyst reports – and preferred by 200 million cloud users and counting. Learn more about how we can help you thrive in the digital era.

Leadership and History

SAP Leadership

Learn about SAP SE executives and view their bios.

SAP History

Founded by five entrepreneurial programmers in 1972, SAP has a long history of business innovation and helping the world run better.

Sustainability, CSR and Diversity

Sustainability and CSR

Our sustainability and corporate social responsibility efforts focus on creating a sustainable future for SAP, our customers, and society.

Diversity and Inclusion

Creating a diverse and inclusive culture makes us a better company, fueling our innovation, enhancing our work experience, and enabling our success in a changing world. 

Innovation and Quality

Innovation at SAP

From pioneering ERP software to new offerings like the SAP HANA in-memory computing platform, SAP innovation goes beyond software – we’re developing breakthrough technologies that shape IT and business trends.

Quality at SAP

Every SAP employee has a quality assurance role, whether developing software or providing services and support. We use innovative methods to support continuous product, process, and service quality improvement.

Global Sponsorships

As the leader in technology software, SAP is proud to expand its relationships within the sports and entertainment world.  Partnerships with world-class teams, leagues, and properties have afforded SAP the ability to create technology solutions that engage fans, media, players, coaches on another level, integrating real-time cloud-based analytics.

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