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SAP Business ByDesign SOC 2 (ISAE 3000) Audit Report 2020 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’s data centers St. Leon–Rot (Germany) and Newtown Square (USA) as well as in the co-location Sydney (Australia), Shanghai (China) and Frankfurt (Germany).
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.
SOC 2 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. SOC 2 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 SOC 2 Type 2 also includes the operating effectiveness of controls for a dedicated period of time.
SAP Business ByDesign has regularly prepared SOC 2 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, the locations St. Leon–Rot (Germany) and Newtown Square (USA) as well as in the co-location Sydney (Australia), Shanghai (China) and Frankfurt (Germany).
The use of these reports is restricted. A copy of this report is available for all SAP customers and prospects with non-disclosure agreement in place.