SAP Ariba and SAP Fieldglass Positioned as a Leader in Gartner 2018 Magic Quadrant for Procure-to-Pay Suites

PALO ALTO, CA, and CHICAGO, IL, May 31, 2018 – SAP Ariba and SAP Fieldglass today announced they have been positioned by Gartner, Inc. in the Leaders quadrant of the Gartner 2018 Magic Quadrant for Procure-to-Pay Suites.

The report evaluated procure-to-pay suite solutions from 15 different software vendors based on completeness of vision and ability to execute and placed SAP Ariba and SAP Fieldglass in the Leaders quadrant.

“Procurement today is a connected, global activity. And the solutions used to drive it need to be too,” said Sudhir Bhojwani, Chief Product Officer, SAP Ariba. “We are pleased to be recognized as a Leader by Gartner in the 2018 Magic Quadrant for Procure-to-Pay Suites as it validates our ability to deliver an integrated, intelligent platform that companies can use to manage their spend, suppliers and risk in a simple, smart and coordinated way.”

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With more than 3.3 million connected companies in 190 countries transacting over $1.7 trillion in commerce on an annual basis, the Ariba® Network is the world’s largest business-to-business trading platform. SAP Fieldglass’ cloud-based, open platform, which has a 99 percent customer retention rate, has been deployed in more than 180 countries and is used by organizations around the world to find, engage and manage all types of flexible resources.

“We feel that our standing as a Leader in this Magic Quadrant reflects our value as an integrated end-to-end solution,” said Vish Baliga, Chief Technology Officer, SAP Fieldglass. “With SAP Ariba, we remain committed to providing the most robust procurement offering in the market, helping our customers actively manage services engagements as well as contingent workers.”

Together, the Ariba Network and SAP Fieldglass enable a truly integrated procure-to-pay process that businesses of all sizes can use to manage all categories of spend from end to end, including direct materials, indirect goods, services procurement and other external labor.

Gartner, Inc., Magic Quadrant for Procure-to-Pay Suites, Desere Edwards, William McNeill, Magnus Bergfors, Patrick M Connaughton, Kaitlynn N. Sommers, 29 May 2018.

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About SAP Ariba

SAP Ariba is how companies connect to get business done. On the Ariba Network, buyers and suppliers from more than 3.3 million companies and 190 countries discover new opportunities, collaborate on transactions and grow their relationships. Buyers can manage the entire purchasing process, while controlling spending, finding new sources of savings and building a healthy supply chain. And suppliers can connect with profitable customers and efficiently scale existing relationships – simplifying sales cycles and improving cash control along the way. The result is a dynamic, digital marketplace, where over $1.7 trillion in commerce gets done every year. To learn more about SAP Ariba, visit www.ariba.com.

About SAP Fieldglass

SAP Fieldglass, a longstanding leader in external talent management and services procurement, is used by organizations around the world to find, engage and manage all types of flexible resources. Our cloud-based, open platform has been deployed in more than 180 countries and helps companies transform how work gets done, increase operational agility and accelerate business outcomes in the digital economy. Backed by the resources of SAP, our customers benefit from a roadmap driven by a continuous investment in innovation.

About SAP

As market leader in enterprise application software, SAP (NYSE: SAP) helps companies of all sizes and industries run better. From back office to boardroom, warehouse to storefront, desktop to mobile device – SAP empowers people and organizations to work together more efficiently and use business insight more effectively to stay ahead of the competition. SAP applications and services enable approximately 388,000 customers to operate profitably, adapt continuously, and grow sustainably. For more information, visit www.sap.com.

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