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Ariba Network is now SAP Business Network

Making your business part of a dynamic, digital marketplace where millions of buyers and suppliers operating all around the world transact trillions of dollars in business commerce every year.

Eliminating siloed, manual processes with the leading business network

SAP Business Network, formerly known to millions of companies around the world as Ariba Network, makes it straightforward for buyers and suppliers to collaborate on transactions, strengthen their relationships, and discover new business opportunities.

  • Buyers can automate the entire procurement process from source to settle, while controlling spending, finding new sources of savings, and building a healthy, ethical supply chain.
  • Suppliers can help buyers achieve their procurement transformation goals, collaborating in the cloud to boost customer satisfaction, simplify the sales cycle, and improve cash flow.

Now, with access to more solutions and services from SAP, businesses that have long benefited from the power and reach of Ariba Network can go further to facilitate collaboration with even more trading partners. Working with direct materials suppliers, logistics and services providers, asset operators, and maintenance contractors, you can gain unparalleled supply chain visibility, agility, and resiliency.


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SAP Business Network offers more than Ariba Network

SAP Business Network is made up of core networks and solutions that also have new names. What are the new SAP Business Network names for Ariba Network solutions?

SAP Business Network for Trading Partners

If you’re a former supplier with Ariba Network , you now connect with your customers on SAP Business Network using a free standard account. This enables you to efficiently manage sales cycles, improve cash flow, and grow your business as you collaborate on proposals, contracts, orders, invoices, and payments.

If you have not yet joined the network, you can get started by opening your free standard account. With your standard account and business profile, you can collaborate with any of your customers that are also on the network. At no cost, you can transact an unlimited number of documents, such as purchase orders, invoices, and more, with access to basic functionalities, such as:

  • Receiving purchase orders
  • Sending invoices and monitoring payment status
  • Participating in sourcing events
  • Collaborating on contracts
  • Creating self-enabled digital catalogs

Additional supplier capabilities

If you need more advanced capabilities like enhanced order and invoice experiences, priority and expert support, or the efficiencies afforded by integration with your ERP, an enterprise account subscription would be the better choice.

Ariba Network, enterprise account is what the leading suppliers on the network had been using to become more efficient, improve the customer experience, and grow their business. With SAP Business Network, enterprise account, you get everything the standard account offers, plus additional ways to grow and strengthen your business. The enterprise account can help you transform your operations with full ERP integration, leading to automated workflows, faster sales and fulfillment cycles, and reduced errors. Additional advantages include:

  • Manage all your orders and invoices directly on SAP Business Network
  • Submit unlimited RFP responses through SAP Business Network Discovery
  • Stay updated with supply chain collaboration
  • Receive priority customer support
  • Publish supplier-managed catalogs with assistance

Enterprise account subscription levels and fees are determined by the number of documents and volume of transactions your business runs through the network. As your transaction level on SAP Business Network increases, the value your business receives will also rise, and your fees will adjust accordingly.

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