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This SWOT report provides an assessment of how the SAP Ariba Network has developed and looks at its strengths, weaknesses, opportunities, and threats.


  • The Ariba Network is an end-to-end procurement solution that is expanding rapidly and now has massive global scale.
  • SAP AribaPay provides complete transparency of payments between buyers and sellers.
  • Advanced analytics and simulation capabilities provided by SAP HANA Cloud Platform make procurement smarter.

Features and Benefits

  • Enables enterprises to evaluate the potential of the Ariba Network for procurement and supply.
  • Provides an update on the Ariba Network and its potential for improving supply and procurement.

Key questions answered

  • How has the Ariba Network progressed since Ovum's 2013 SWOT?
  • What new advances are included in the Ariba Network?
  • How has the Ariba Network progressed under SAP ownership?

Table of contents


  • Catalyst
  • Key messages
  • Ovum view

Recommendations for enterprises

  • Why consider SAP Ariba?

SWOT analysis

  • Strengths
  • Weaknesses
  • Opportunities
  • Threats

Data sheet

  • Key facts about the solution


  • Methodology
  • Further reading
  • Author

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