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SAP Ariba Named a Leader in Gartner 2018 Magic Quadrant for Strategic Sourcing Application Suites and Magic Quadrant for Procure-to-Pay Suites

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SAP
Ariba
today announced it has been positioned in the Leaders quadrant
of the Gartner
2018 Magic Quadrant for Strategic Sourcing Application Suites
.
(Gartner, Inc. Magic Quadrant for Strategic Sourcing Application Suites,
Magnus Bergfors, Patrick M. Connaughton, et al., August 1, 2018). In
May, SAP Ariba was also recognized in the Gartner
2018 Magic Quadrant for Procure-to-Pay Suites
alongside SAP
Fieldglass
.

The Gartner 2018 Magic Quadrant for Strategic Sourcing Application
Suites evaluated the strategic sourcing application suite solutions of
10 vendors. SAP Ariba was positioned in the Leaders quadrant based
on its completeness of vision and ability to execute.

"Sourcing professionals today are looking for simple, intelligent
solutions that allow them to manage their spend in a connected and
conscious way," said Darren Koch, Chief Product Officer, SAP Ariba. "We
are pleased to be recognized as a Leader in both the Gartner 2018 Magic
Quadrant for Strategic Sourcing Application Suites and Gartner 2018
Magic Quadrant for Procure-to-Pay Suites, as we feel it validates our
holistic approach to spend management and our commitment to delivering
innovations that make procurement work the way it should."

SAP Ariba provides a modern digital platform that companies can use to
manage all categories of spend – from direct materials and indirect
goods and services to travel and expense and contingent labor – in a
consumer-like, yet compliant manner from a single location. With SAP
Ariba, buyers and suppliers can connect to the largest business network
on the planet and collaborate across the entire source-to-settle process
on everything from sourcing and orders to invoices and payments. They
can also gain deep insights into their business that they can use to
balance their costs with conscience and beyond saving money, make an
impact on the world.

To learn more about SAP Ariba's strategic sourcing solutions and the
value they can deliver, click here

Gartner, Inc., Magic Quadrant for Strategic Sourcing Application
Suites, Magnus Bergfors,
Patrick Connaughton, Desere Edwards,
William McNeill, Kaitlynn N. Sommers, 1 August 2018.

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 3.4 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 $2.1 trillion in
commerce gets done every year. To learn more about SAP Ariba, visit www.ariba.com.

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 404,000 customers to
operate profitably, adapt continuously, and grow sustainably. For more
information, visit www.sap.com.

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