The Keelvar Sourcing Optimizer Connector connects SAP® Ariba® Sourcing with Keelvar Sourcing Optimizer, allowing customers to avail of the breadth of SAP Ariba and the depth of Keelvar in Sourcing.
Cork, Ireland — February 14, 2020 — Keelvar today announced that its Keelvar Sourcing Optimizer Connector is now available for online purchase on SAP® App Center, the digital marketplace for SAP partner offerings, in what heralds an important new opportunity for sourcing teams that rely on the SAP® Ariba® Sourcing solution. Keelvar Sourcing Optimizer Connector opens an opportunity to leverage a best-of-breed sourcing tool that integrates with SAP Ariba Sourcing and delivers powerful sourcing-optimization capabilities for large or complex sourcing events.
“The Keelvar Sourcing Optimizer Connector allows customers to harness the power of two best-in-class sourcing solutions, providing one single location for managing all event and supplier data, while enhancing optimization capabilities for complex sourcing events.”
Users of SAP Ariba Sourcing can use the Keelvar Sourcing Optimizer Connector to send event data (suppliers and item master data) from SAP Ariba Sourcing to Keelvar. After running, analyzing and awarding complex or large events in Keelvar Sourcing Optimizer, the users can send awarded supplier data back to SAP Ariba Contracts.
User scan now benefit from the convenience of one unified event repository for master item data and comprehensive supplier management, while engaging the power of Keelvar’s optimization engine for expressive bidding and unlimited scenario analysis.
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Keelvar is an SAP PartnerEdge®, build partner. As such, it is empowered to build, market and sell software applications on top of market-leading technology platforms from SAP. The end-to-end program provides the enablement tools, benefits and support to facilitate building high-quality, disruptive applications focused on specific business needs –quickly and cost-effectively. The program provides access to all relevant SAP technologies in one simplified framework under a single, global contract,including the ability to bundle licenses of SAP Cloud Platform with partner applications.
Keelvar is an award-winning sourcing software vendor, specializing in Advanced Sourcing Optimization and Automation for enterprise procurement. Using advanced algorithms and AI-enabled automation, it helps those sourcing goods and services to apply best practice to managing RfQs and auctions.
Keelvar was founded in Europe’s largest Artificial Intelligence research lab by a team of computer scientists and engineers specializing in AI, Optimization and Game Theory applied to strategic sourcing.
Keelvar unlocks value and win-win outcomes with sourcing optimization by facilitating expressive bidding, early and accurate error detection in data collection and rich scenario analysis to assess trade-offs between cost and non-cost goals such as speed of supply, robustness of a supply chain, selective switching from incumbents.
Keelvar is taking things to the next level with Sourcing Automation for repeatable excellence, agility and speed. Cutting edge procurement teams can automate sourcing processes and build intelligent systems to automate triggering of sourcing events and execution of the bid events using Autopilot. This is a new architectural construct with deep foundations for normalized data storage,Machine Learning, Bot Skills and asynchronous infrastructure for scale.
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