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SAP is in the Leaders quadrant

SAP remains a Leader with the SAP Ariba and SAP Fieldglass integrated solutions in the Gartner 2019 Magic Quadrant for Procure-to-Pay Suites. For this report, Gartner evaluated 13 procure-to-pay software vendors based on completeness of vision and ability to execute.

Delivering end-to-end digital transformation

We believe our Leader positioning is a powerful testament to our holistic approach, one that helps customers digitally transform their source-to-pay processes and achieve end-to-end spend management with:

Cohesive solution platform

A cohesive solution platform that delivers a seamless flow of data to enable faster, smarter decisions across spend analysis, strategic sourcing, procurement, and payment

Simple integration

Smooth, simple integration to ERP systems through SAP Ariba Cloud Integration Gateway, offering 200+ out-of-the-box standard integration touchpoints

Comprehensive coverage

Comprehensive coverage across all spend categories for efficient procurement of direct materials, indirect materials, services, and external labor

Risk management

Broad risk management capabilities integrated into sourcing, contracts, and procurement processes

Enhanced user experience

A consumer-grade, persona-driven user experience enhanced by rich content and effective supplier management that boosts adoption and compliance while cutting costs

Ariba Network

The world’s largest business-to-business network, a dynamic, digital marketplace where companies conduct USD 2.9 trillion in commerce annually

Gartner Peer Insights

Here's a sampling of the quotes Gartner gathered when speaking directly with SAP Ariba customers:

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"My experience with the product has been wonderful because it is a module of solutions with an attractive user interface, which has offered the organization an integrated search through internal and external catalogs and a transparent release workflow for the acquisition of goods and services."

Plant Support Engineer, Manufacturing

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"We had a very positive experience with SAP Ariba. Given our position as the world's largest animal health company, we needed to have an extremely robust, reputable, and established/mature product for our e-procurement needs. SAP has exceeded our expectations. Our SAP sales manager and SAP Ariba account manager are extremely professional and responsive to our needs. Working with top-notch engineers and delivery consultants ensured our deployments were on time and on budget."

Manager, Services

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"SAP Ariba works as expected and is powerful for configuring based on procurement requirements."

IT Asset Manager, Services

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About Gartner

Gartner Magic Quadrant for Procure-to-Pay Suites, Magnus Bergfors, William McNeill, Patrick Connaughton, Kaitlynn Sommers, Micky Keck, 31 July 2019. 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 Peer Insights reviews constitute the subjective opinions of individual end-users based on their own experiences, and do not represent the views of Gartner or its affiliates.

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