Gartner recognises SAP Ariba as strategic sourcing leader

By James Henderson
SAP Ariba today has been positioned in the Leaders quadrant of the Gartner 2018 Magic Quadrant for Strategic Sourcing Application Suites. In May, SAP...

SAP Ariba today has been positioned in the Leaders quadrant of the Gartner 2018 Magic Quadrant for Strategic Sourcing Application Suites.

In May, SAP Ariba was also recognised 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.

Read our exclusive interview with SAP Ariba President Barry Padgett here

“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.

Read Supply Chain Digtial's exclusive SAP Ariba procurement report here

“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.”

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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 labour – 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.

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