The scope of this SOC report includes the SAP Converged Cloud solutions as offered for the live productive customer systems that are hosted in SAP SE's data centers Colorado Springs (USA), St. Leon–Rot (Germany), Newtown Square (USA), and Walldorf (Germany) as well as in the co-location Amsterdam (Netherlands), Ashburn (USA), Chandler (USA), Dubai (UAE), Frankfurt (Germany), Moscow (Russia), Osaka (Japan), Riyadh (KSA), Sao Paulo (Brazil), Shanghai (China), Sterling (USA), Sydney (Australia), Tokyo (Japan) and Toronto (Canada).
Converged Cloud is SAP’s standardized Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS), offering support to all of SAP’s cloud business on a global scale. Converged Cloud provides a vendor agnostic and harmonized Hardware Infrastructure architecture as well as an infrastructure orchestration and automation layer in all major SAP data centers. With Converged Cloud it is possible to deploy applications into data centers without the need to deploy a solution specific infrastructure stack before it can be deployed.
Converged Cloud enables connection with in-house business/technical/development systems, in a secure SAP Internal cloud environment, which might be important for an SAP Internal System that needs isolation from public clouds.
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. Existing 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.18, 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 Converged Cloud has prepared SOC1 Type 2 audit report by an independent 3rd party accountant. This version of the report covers the audit period 1. May 2020 to 31. October 2020.
The use of these reports is restricted. A copy of this report is available for all SAP Converged Cloud customers who had productive and had financially-relevant systems during the audit period covered by the report.