The SAP Ariba Cloud Integration Gateway enables you to integrate a single or multiple SAP ERP or SAP S/4HANA system with Ariba Network and SAP Ariba solutions to efficiently manage supplier interactions across the spend management lifecycle. This can be done directly using SAP Ariba Cloud Integration Gateway or by using middleware to route messages to SAP Ariba Cloud Integration Gateway.
Following table shows SAP Ariba Cloud Integration Gateway with SAP S4HANA in all the SAP Ariba cloud solutions along with limitations
|Integration with Ariba Network||Payment remittance using payment integration toolkit.|
|Integration with SAP Ariba Strategic Sourcing solutions||Bill of Materials integration|
|Integration with SAP Ariba Procurement solutions||File channel transactional data integration for SAP Ariba Procurement solutions|
The below installations are required for integration of SAP ECC & SAP S4HANA.
- SAP ERP: SAP Ariba Cloud Integration Gateway, add-on for SAP ERP
- SAP S/4HANA: SAP Ariba Cloud Integration Gateway, add-on for SAP S/4HANA.
For secure transfer from SAP CIG to SAP ERP and S4HANA
If you want to integrate with middleware in your integration, you need to configure the add on to communicate with middleware instead of SAP CIG.
The SAP CIG will simplify the integration process with available prepacked
Mapping content and adapter – based integration. SAP CIG implementation need not required technical integration experience like SAP PI/PO.
Several methods can be employed to integrate the SAP Ariba Cloud Integration Gateway to SAP, below are some of the major or popular methods
- SAP Cloud Platform cloud connector
- SAP Process Integration and Process Orchestration
- SAP Cloud Platform Integration
SAP Ariba Cloud Integration Gateway, add-on for SAP ERP/SAP S/4 HANA: The add-on is installed on the SAP ERP system. The add-on enables SAP ERP to communicate with Ariba Network and SAP Ariba solutions through SAP Ariba Cloud Integration Gateway. The gateway allows you to map and transform the data. You can monitor the transactions between SAP ERP or SAP S/4HANA and Ariba Network or SAP Ariba solutions.
- SAP Cloud Platform cloud connector (cloud connector): The cloud connector allows you to transfer data between SAP Ariba Cloud Integration Gateway and SAP ERP or SAP S/4HANA.
SAP Solution Architect @YASH Technologies