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SAP Data Custodian

Designed to give public cloud users the transparency and control over their public cloud resources and applications.

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

SAP Data Custodian combined with the SAP Cloud portfolio can help mitigate cloud data protection concerns and help you 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.

Public cloud benefits with private cloud data protection

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

Support GDPR compliance

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

Key Capabilities

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 unauthorised 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 Fiori applications.

SAP Data Custodian for Amazon AWS

SAP Data Custodian has partnered with Amazon AWS to expand our protection of customer data through powerful transparency tools, controls, and encryption key management features.

Get the latest news

SAP Data Custodian available on AWS

To help customers better manage data security and control issues, the SAP Data Custodian solution is now generally available for customers that run SAP applications on AWS.

SAP Data Custodian receives international recognition

The IAPP annually recognises and awards individuals and organisations that are making impacts on advancing the field of information privacy. Learn why SAP Data Custodian has received this prestigious award.

General availability of SAP Data Custodian for Microsoft Azure

With this joint initiative, SAP and Microsoft offer unprecedented levels of data governance and compliance for our common customers...

Taking the SAP and Microsoft partnership to new heights

Learn how SAP Data Custodian will combine information from the Azure infrastructure and SAP solutions into one single place to provide end-to-end visibility around data.

Who owns what in the multi-cloud world?

A multi-cloud strategy not only challenges traditional norm of data protection and security, but also raises many data sovereignty and data residency issues...

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Security and Compliance

Focus on your business and customer relationships, while knowing that your data is safe and reliable. With a proactive, predictive approach, SAP helps ensure compliance and data security in the cloud and within an on-premise data centre.

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