SAP Ariba has announced that it has launched datacenters co-located with SAP in United Arab Emirates and Saudi Arabia.
It said the move would give companies secure, local access to market-leading solutions they can use to digitise procurement and transform their operations.
“Technology is fundamentally altering the way that businesses operate,” said Mohammed AlKhotani, General Manager, head of SAP Ariba Middle East and North Africa.
“Companies across the Middle East and North Africa are at the forefront of this digital transformation, and SAP Ariba is committed to delivering innovative solutions that enable them to push the limits of what is possible and move their businesses forward.”
SAP is among the first multi-national technology companies to open a cloud data centre in the UAE as part of its five-year $200mn investment plan for the UAE and in Saudi Arabia, empowering Saudi Vision 2030 and beyond.
More than 3.4mn companies – including more than 104,000 in the Middle East and North Africa - use SAP Ariba’s solutions to connect and collaborate around more than $2.1 trillion in commerce on an annual basis. Companies like: