SAP Ariba is the spend management leader

SAP Ariba solutions simplify procurement and supply chain processes, making it easier for trading partners to collaborate on faster, smarter buying and selling decisions. With SAP Ariba, large enterprises, as well as midsize and growing companies, get the expertise, resources, and tools they need for greater visibility, focus, and agility in global e-commerce – all in one place.

Every transaction takes place over Ariba Network, from source to settle and order to cash. As the world’s largest business-to-business network, Ariba Network can provide you with a wealth of intelligence generated by millions of trading partners engaged in trillions of dollars in commerce every year.

There are a lot of other companies out there vying for your business, offering a less complete suite of solutions. To help you evaluate your choices, we offer this list of seven key strengths that set us apart from the pack and outline why SAP Ariba is your best partner for digital transformation:


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Ariba Network is the world’s largest B2B network, a dynamic, digital marketplace that facilitates trillions of dollars in annual business commerce between more than 3.6 million connected companies.


From source to settle, you can efficiently and effectively control costs, maximize savings, and minimize risks across all spend categories by automating processes end to end on a single, integrated platform.


With our modular approach to digital process transformation, we work with you to design a solution that fits how you do business with suppliers and other trading partners. You choose where to start and can scale as you grow.

World-Class Support

Experts are available worldwide to provide best practices, resources, and tools for successful process transformation, quick solution deployment, efficient supplier enablement, and effective change management.

Extensive Ecosystem

Deliver more organizational value by working with our global partner ecosystem on tailored solutions, source-to-settle process improvements, and procurement and supply chain risk mitigation.


Working with SAP Ariba and our partner ecosystem can make your team stewards of your company’s brand reputation through responsible and sustainable sourcing and procurement.


You can rely on our expertise and certified system security developed over more than 22 years as the spend management leader, and backed by the stability, innovation, and technical resources of SAP.


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Ardent Partners' evaluation and analysis have ranked SAP Ariba and its solutions as "Best in Class" ... SAP Ariba is notable for its robust feature set across the full invoice-to-pay process, an extremely broad solution footprint, and a business network that is the largest of its kind globally.

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