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SAP Ariba SOC 2 Audit Report 2016 H1

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).


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.  SOC 2 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 Ariba 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 2015 to 30. April 2016, the locations North America, Europe and Russia as well as in co-locations Sunnyvale, California (USA) and Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania (USA) and the trust principles Security, Availability, Processing Integrity and Confidentiality.


The use of this report is restricted. A copy of this report is available for all SAP Ariba customers who had productive systems during the audit period. This report is also available for prospective customers under the signed non-disclosure agreement.

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