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SAP Business ByDesign SOC 2 Audit Report 2016 H2

The scope of this SOC report includes the SAP Business ByDesign and SAP Cloud for Travel and Expense solutions as offered for the live productive customer systems that are hosted in SAP SE's data centers St. Leon–Rot, Germany and Newtown Square, USA, as well as in the co-location Sydney, Australia. 

 

SAP Business ByDesign is a cloud-based ERP for mid-market companies and subsidiaries. With SAP Business ByDesign, organizations can manage their entire business with a single cloud ERP solution. Ideally suited for upper mid-market companies and subsidiaries of large corporations, this complete and integrated Software as a Service (SaaS) suite supports financials, human resources, sales, procurement, customer service, supply chain management, and more. 

 

SAP Cloud for Travel and Expense is a cloud solution offered by SAP which helps companies to manage their business travels from planning to expense reimbursement while staying in compliance with corporate policies. The solution can be accessed via the web, but also supports a wide range of mobile devices. 

 

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 Business ByDesign 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 2016 to 31. October 2016, the locations St. Leon–Rot, Germany and Newtown Square, USA, as well as in the co-location Sydney, Australia and the trust principles Security and Confidentiality.

 

The use of these reports is restricted. A copy of this report is available for all SAP Business ByDesign customers who had productive and had financially-relevant systems during the audit period covered by the report.

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