The scope of this SOC report includes SAP Multi-Bank Connectivity is hosted in SAP SE's data center St. Leon–Rot, Germany as well as in the co-location Frankfurt, Germany.
SAP Multi-Bank Connectivity is a Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) solution running on SAP Cloud Platform. It connects banks and other financial institutes with their corporate customers through a secure network owned and managed by SAP. This network offers a multitude of services over a single channel, all the while supporting the deployment of new ones. As key benefits, the MBC solution automates financial transactions, reduces payment rejection rates, eases reconciliation, and provides enhanced visibility to the involved corporate treasury. It combines SAP expertise in applications, analytics, and in-memory computing to provide a standardized and innovative technology for financial institutions and their corporate customers through a platform that accommodates future integration needs.
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 Multi-Bank Connectivity has regularly prepared SOC2 Type 2 audit reports by an independent 3rd party accountant. This version of the report covers the audit period 1. May 2019 to 31. October 2019 and the location St. Leon–Rot, Germany as well as in the co-location Frankfurt, Germany and the trust principles Security, Availability and Confidentiality.
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