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SAP Business ByDesign C5 Type 2 Audit Report 2021

The scope of this C5 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’s data centers St. Leon–Rot (Germany) and Newtown Square (USA) as well as in the co-location Sydney (Australia) and Shanghai (China).

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. 

The Cloud Computing Compliance Controls Catalogue (C5) is intended primarily for cloud service providers as well as their customers and auditors. It is defined which requirements (also referred to as controls in this context) the cloud providers have to comply with or which minimum requirements the cloud providers should be obliged to meet. The catalogue is divided into 17 thematic sections (e.g. organization of information security, physical security). The surrounding parameters provide additional information on the data location, provision of services, place of jurisdiction, certifications and duties of investigation and disclosure towards government agencies and contain a system description.

SAP Business ByDesign has prepared C5 Type 2 audit reports by an independent 3rd party accountant. This version of the report covers the audit period 1. November 2020 to 31. October 2021, the locations St. Leon–Rot (Germany) and Newtown Square (USA) as well as in the co-location Sydney (Australia) and Shanghai (China).

The use of this report is restricted. A copy of this report is available for all SAP Business ByDesign customers with productive systems. This report is also available for prospective customers under the signed non-disclosure agreement.

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