Ariba Positioned as a Leader in 2015 Gartner Magic Quadrant for P2P Suites for Indirect Procurement

SUNNYVALE, Calif., March 30, 2015 – Ariba, an SAP SE (NYSE:SAP) company, today announced that it has been positioned by Gartner, Inc. in the Leaders quadrant of the Gartner Magic Quadrant for Procure-to-Pay Suites for Indirect Procurement, 2015.

The new report evaluated Ariba’s procure-to-pay solutions, including its invoice and payment and procurement content offerings, and placed Ariba in the Leaders quadrant due to its completeness of vision and ability to execute.

“Business today is complex. The solutions used to manage it shouldn’t be,” said Sanish Mondkar, Chief Product Officer, Ariba.  “At Ariba, we are focused on delivering applications that empower our customers to manage even the most complex business processes and categories of spend in the simplest possible way. We believe our positioning in the Gartner Magic Quadrant for Procure-to-Pay Suites for Indirect Procurement validates our mission and success in executing it.”

Ariba combines industry-leading cloud-based applications with the world's largest web-based trading community to help companies discover and collaborate with a global network of partners. Using the Ariba® Network, businesses of all sizes can connect to their trading partners anywhere, at any time from any application or device to buy, sell and manage their cash more efficiently and effectively than ever before. To learn more about Ariba’s solutions and the benefits they can deliver to your organization, visit www.ariba.com

Gartner does not endorse any vendor, product or service depicted in its research publications, and does not advise technology users to select only those vendors with the highest ratings or other designation. Gartner research publications consist of the opinions of Gartner's research organization and should not be construed as statements of fact. Gartner disclaims all warranties, expressed or implied, with respect to this research, including any warranties of merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose.
Gartner, Magic Quadrant for Procure-to-Pay Suites for Indirect Procurement, Magnus Bergfors, Paolo Malinverno, Deborah R Wilson, 24 March 2015.

About Ariba, an SAP Company

Ariba is the world’s business commerce network. Ariba combines industry-leading cloud-based applications with the world's largest web-based trading community to help companies discover and collaborate with a global network of partners. Using the Ariba® Network, businesses of all sizes can connect to their trading partners anywhere, at any time from any application or device to buy, sell and manage their cash more efficiently and effectively than ever before. Companies around the world use the Ariba Network to simplify inter-enterprise commerce and enhance the results that they deliver. Join them at:  www.ariba.com

About SAP
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