SAP Ariba Online / In-Class Training SAP Ariba provider and creator of the Ariba Network, a cloud-based B2B marketplace where suppliers and buyers do business within a single and can find each other via networked platform. The platform contributes a user-friendly interface that will seem intuitive for anyone who shops online. Like Amazon or eBay, Ariba supports both buyers and sellers. The platform contributes sellers with the capacity to manage purchases and invoices, catalogs. It also contributes buyers with the capability to inquiry for negotiate savings, suppliers, procure goods and services and track spend. Dissimilar consumer marketplaces, despite, Ariba has supplementary applications to help with RFPs, RFQs, compliance, RFOs, and other business interest (Reference – TechTarget).
Ariba SN is a hosted service that enables your organization to form relationships with buying organizations and conduct transactions over the Internet. Buying organizations (companies that own Ariba Buyer) use Ariba SN to find suppliers from which they want to purchase products or services and invite those suppliers to form buyer-seller relationships. After you accept an invitation, the buying organization can see your catalogs and place orders. You then receive the orders and return invoices. As the supplier, you will find all of the tools you need on Ariba SN to configure your account to attract buying organizations to your products or services and to transact with them in the way that best suits your organization. When you set up your Ariba SN account, you specify extensive information about your company—from your address to your business policies. You can set also options that determine how Ariba SN routes transaction documents (such as purchase orders and invoices) to and from your customers. You can route documents by fax machine, electronic mail, your Ariba SN Inbox/Outbox, or using more sophisticated document routing formats, such as EDI or cXML.