Procurement Reimagined

With SAP Ariba e-procurement and supply chain cloud solutions that are always on and easy to deploy, both large and midsize companies can realize fast time to value.


What is SAP Ariba?

SAP Ariba is a cloud-based innovative solution that allows suppliers and buyers to connect and do business on a single platform. It improves the overall vendor management system of an organization by providing less costly ways of procurement and making business simple. Ariba acts as supply chain, procurement service to do business globally. SAP Ariba digitally transforms your supply chain, procurement and contract management process.

Who is SAP Ariba?

Your organization needs more from procurement. As business moves faster and faster, more spending is happening across more channels using more payment methods than ever before. And your customers are demanding more from the organizations they buy from and work with. They want more speed, better quality, the best experience, and full transparency into the impact you and your suppliers are making on the world.


It’s up to procurement and supply chain managers to continue to control all the costs, manage the risks buried in your transactions, and do it all while making sure process doesn’t slow down progress. Using SAP Ariba’s market-leading spend management solutions and Ariba Network, you can equip your company to be responsive and responsible, both today and in the future:


  • Buyers can manage the entire purchasing process as they control spending, find new sources of savings on both direct and indirect goods, and build healthy, ethical supply chains
  • Suppliers can connect with profitable customers and efficiently scale existing relationships, simplifying sales cycles and improving cash control along the way.

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:


Transformed spend management efficiency and control through an end-to-end source-to-settle solution suite integrated into the digital core of SAP S/4HANA

Increased savings through complete coverage for all spend and expense types, including direct, indirect, services, capital projects, and contingent labour

Improved satisfaction and adoption through a best-in-class user experience that makes it simple for employees to make smart, compliant purchases fast

Streamlined financial supply chain management to boost capture of early payment discounts, extend days payable outstanding, and enhance free cash flow

The reduced total cost of ownership for managing procure-to-pay processes through cloud-based automation and quick-to-deploy solutions that scale globally

Become a best-run business

Collaborative Commerce

SAP Ariba is the only procurement and supply chain collaboration solution that empowers your company to move faster and spend better. With SAP Ariba, you can connect to the largest B2B network, creating dynamic, digital collaboration with millions of suppliers and other trading partners all around the world. Clunky e-mail or information sharing over the network, so collaboration is better managed and more efficient. 

Future-Focused Platform

A future-focused platform puts intelligence to work to ensure processes flow faster, users are guided to the right action, and you can create a vibrant, ethical supply chain

Seamless Source -to-play

And because SAP Ariba connects the entire procurement process from source-to-play, nothing slips through the cracks or slows you down. With SAP Ariba, you can deliver the “more” the business requires. More control, more speed, and more sustainbility, so you can help your company move faster and spend better.

7 reasons why SAP Ariba is the leader


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.


Our expertise and certified system security has been developed over more than 22 years as the spend management leader, and is supported by the stability, innovation, and technical resources of SAP.