The SAP Cloud Platform is a cloud computing platform for developing, deploying, and running applications. It supports the Platform as a Service (PaaS) cloud service model and enables cloud and hybrid operations for its customers. The rapid development and integration of SAP Cloud Platform customer applications is widely supported by the offered platform services developed and operated by SAP. SAP Cloud Platform is available in numerous geographic regions and relies on different operational models for service delivery.
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, Processing Integrity, Confidentiality, and 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 Cloud Platform 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 2020 to 31. October 2020 and the trust principles Security, Confidentiality and Availability. The following locations and their IaaS provider are covered: