SAN MATEO, Calif., May 16, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Coupa Software (NASDAQ:COUP), a leader in cloud-based spend management, announced that Coupa P2P 17 (R17) has achieved SAP certification as integrated with SAP S/4HANA®. The integration helps organizations extend the value of their investment in SAP® software. Coupa P2P 17 digitizes business spend transactions and connects organizations to their global suppliers for operational excellence.
“Having our employees and suppliers use Coupa with integration to our SAP ERP backend is perfect for our business,” said Bob Worrall, senior vice president and chief information officer at Juniper Networks. “We integrated quickly and since then Coupa has largely run without the need for my IT team to get involved.”
Globally, usage of cloud applications to extend ERP solutions continues to rise. “As of September 2016, 29% of software decision makers say their organization has adopted at least one software-as-a-service (SaaS) app. Of those, 45% have adopted at least three SaaS apps and 12% at least seven.” Source: How To Set The Right Strategy For SaaS Integration, Forrester Research, Inc.
“Our certification from SAP shows our continued commitment to fast deployments and open interoperability,” said Ravi Thakur, senior vice president, services, customer success and adoption at Coupa. “Regardless of back-end infrastructure approach, from on-premise to cloud to hybrid, we’ve proven our ability to quickly connect our cloud platform for business spend and deliver rapid value to customers around the world.”
The SAP Integration and Certification Center (SAP ICC) has certified that the Coupa P2P 17 integrates with SAP S/4HANA using standard integration technologies. SAP S/4HANA is the next-generation business suite, built for the SAP HANA® platform, with on-premise and cloud deployment options. It is designed to act as the digital core.
Born in the cloud, Coupa delivers a modern spend management platform that accelerates business by unifying processes across all the ways employees spend money. These processes cover travel and expense management, procurement, invoicing and related source-to-settle areas for direct and indirect business spend. Using the Coupa Open Business Network, the platform has connected more than 2 million suppliers and delivers a powerful solution for businesses committed to controlling their spend.