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Find new suppliers with SAP Ariba Discovery

In today’s fast-moving digital economy, you need web-based supplier networks and automated buyer-supplier matching tools to connect with high-quality product and service suppliers. There’s none better – or bigger – than SAP Business Network, more than 6.7 million companies strong. And no matching service surpasses SAP Ariba Discovery.

This free service makes it easy to post your buying needs and instantly connect with suppliers ready to compete for your business and help cut your supply costs and risks. Whether you’re engaged in strategic sourcing or spot buying, your search involves just three steps:

  1. Describe your needs

  2. Review proposals

  3. Make your selection

SAP Ariba Discovery: Product Features

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Find suppliers quickly

Create a posting in just five minutes. Soon, often within 24 hours, you’ll be reviewing bids from matched suppliers and awarding the business.

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Sources for any need

Find suppliers for virtually any sourcing need, including spot buys, non-strategic spend, indirect spend, low-cost spend, and services spend.

Competition reduces costs

By leveraging the competitive bids provided by new suppliers, you can reduce your average overall project spend by approximately 15 percent.

Diverse supplier network

Find suppliers among a broad base of global companies that includes green and minority- and women-owned businesses, across more than 20,000 categories and doing business in more than 190 countries.

Convenient, central access

Now you can source more categories, manage RFPs, respond to bids, award contracts, and more, all from a single, intuitive interface.

Facilitated collaboration

Online tools enable you to network through suppliers you know to find new sources, engage in Q&A exchanges, and dialogue via a direct messaging system.

Rich supplier information

Rely on accurate, up-to-date supplier information. A five-star ranking system can help you make your selection decision.

Handy dashboard

Your configurable dashboard makes it easy to quickly and effectively manage all account activities directly from SAP Ariba Discovery or any SAP Ariba sourcing solution.

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Watch a demo webinar replay

Watch this 30-minute demo replay, including overview and Q&A, to learn how to streamline supplier discovery and drive fast sourcing savings.

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Get posting tips and best practices

Your success with SAP Ariba Discovery depends largely on the quality of your posting. You’ll see better results if you clearly describe your supplier requirements. See this data sheet for more guidance.

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Learn more in frequently asked questions

See this list of FAQs to find answers to common questions about SAP Ariba's buyer and supplier matchmaking service. It addresses general questions as well as supplier- and buyer-specific questions.

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Attend a Live Demo

Sign up for a live demo, available once per month, to see how SAP Ariba Discovery can help you drive fast savings through quick and easy posting of sourcing needs and comparing bids from interested suppliers.

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Live demo is available on selected days at 2:00 p.m. Eastern Time (ET).

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Live demos are available on selected days, beginning at 9:00 a.m. Universal Time (UTC)

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Live demo is available on selected days beginning at 8:00 a.m. India Standard Time (IST).

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