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SAP Data Custodian

Gain transparency and control over your public cloud resources and applications.

Achieve greater visibility and control of your data in the public cloud


Leverage SAP Data Custodian combined with the SAP Cloud portfolio to help mitigate cloud data protection concerns and move to the cloud with confidence.

  • Public cloud data transparency and anomaly detection, alerts, and notifications
  • Data placement, movement, and access controls    
  • Inventory management        
  • Contextual cloud and cloud application access controls, including for SAP S/4HANA
  • Independent key management service (KMS) 


Key Benefits

Manage your data with your rules

Get control of your data in the public cloud. Define and enforce where your data is stored, who can access it, where it is processed, and where it can be moved.

Realize public cloud benefits with private cloud data protection

Combine the benefits of using the public cloud with the data security, transparency, and control of an on-premise or private cloud deployment.

Support GDPR compliance

Enable global data protection compliance across your public cloud deployments by configuring and rapidly adapting policies in response to changing regulations.

Key Capabilities

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Policy definition and enforcement

  • Configure geolocation policies for data governance, storage, movement, processing, and access
  • Adjust policies easily in response to changing global regulations

Data transparency, alerts, and reporting

  • Understand where your data has been accessed, moved, and stored in the public cloud, and by whom
  • Notify and alert users on policy violations and data breaches
  • Use near-real-time compliance and risk reports

Independent key management

  • Obtain total independent control of encryption keys and data 
  • Segregate your encryption keys from the cloud provider
  • Reduce the risk of data breach and the unauthorized release of business data

SAP S/4HANA transparency and control

  • Identify and monitor data protection risks on SAP S/4HANA and other SAP cloud deployments
  • Create contextual policies to control access to TCodes and SAP Fiori applications

Build a business case

Drive data transparency and control in a public cloud

Learn how to manage and protect data in the public cloud, including using secure key management services.

Technical Information

This product can be deployed in the cloud or on premise, and system and software requirements vary by specific customer scenarios.

Installation and setup

Find out how you can seamlessly install this product with your existing IT landscape.


Optimize configuration of this product with our comprehensive configuration guide.


Find out how you can seamlessly integrate this product with your existing IT landscape.

Get Started

Jump-start your SAP solution implementation and drive ROI by collaborating with industry experts, consultants, and support engineers throughout your journey.


Transform your business quickly and effectively by taking advantage of our holistic service and support plans, expert consulting services, custom application development, proven best practices, and deep industry and technical knowledge.


Help keep your SAP solutions running at peak performance with our IT experts and support services, including long-term plans, embedded teams, remote technology support, self-service portal, and innovation strategies.

Security and compliance

Focus on your business and customer relationships, while keeping your data safe and reliable. SAP takes a proactive, predictive approach to maintaining compliance and data security in the cloud and within an on-premise data center.

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