SAP and Amazon Business Partner to Expand Buyer Choice
With this partnership and technology integration, Amazon Business becomes a source of supply for Spot Buy, a capability within SAP Ariba solutions for users to purchase items from trusted suppliers. Integrating Amazon Business into the guided buying capability within the SAP Ariba solution experience helps simplify the purchase of general business goods while providing users with hundreds of millions of new items.
"Partnering with Amazon Business is a bold step aligned with our strategy to make SAP Business Network more open so that users can more easily and compliantly buy the goods required to do their work and keep their businesses running," said
This new integration will utilize a real-time search API so users of guided buying can search for items and receive results from Amazon Business, along with other online stores, e-commerce providers and direct sellers, directly within the SAP Ariba solution. Amazon Business items selected for checkout will be transferred to the shopping cart for automatic processing within the SAP Ariba solution.
"We're excited to be working with SAP," said
SAP is focused on delivering solutions that help customers align spend decisions to business strategies in the networked economy. SAP plans to roll out the integration to customers globally, starting with early adopters in
"Employees continue to expect the convenience of online shopping to spill over into their work lives," said
SAP also recently announced a new Amazon Business Integration for the Concur® Expense solution, so Amazon Business purchases now automatically appear in Concur Expense. For more information read this blog.
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