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Coupa and Software AG Partner to Provide Simple and Rapid Integration with leading ERPs

San Mateo, California, U.S., Wednesday, October 25, 2017

Coupa Software (NASDAQ:COUP) and Software AG have partnered to make it easy for companies to integrate Coupa with most leading enterprise resource planning (ERP) systems, including those from SAP and Oracle. As part of this partnership, Coupa, a leader in cloud-based spend management, is expanding its CoupaLink certified solutions by adding Software AG’s webMethods Connector.

Software AG worked with Coupa to build a connector that helps customers reduce the cost of software integration. The connector – named webMethods Connector for Coupa - is now certified by Coupa and enables organizations to connect Coupa’s globally networked platform to enterprise applications that are integrated with webMethods.

“Our certified partnership with Coupa will help customers save integration time, cost and work. Our webMethods Connector can work with any company using the Coupa platform,” said Subhash Ramachandran, senior vice president, product management and marketing, Software AG. “This kind of innovation and open-business access is exactly what we’ve come to expect from Coupa over the time we have been working together.”

Just as Coupa is rated among the best platforms for spend management by leading analysts firms, Software AG’s webMethods platform is also rated among the best platforms for application integration by leading independent analyst firms. The webMethods platform enables businesses to quickly integrate on premise systems and SaaS applications, partners, data, and devices.

CoupaLink is an API-based open integration platform that lets technology partners and independent software vendors (ISVs) integrate their products with the Coupa platform. CoupaLink supports APIs for various solution areas including Contracts, Tax Engines, ERP Integration, Invoicing, Payments, Travel & Expenses, and Middleware platforms.

Partners are able to work closely with Coupa to define streamlined business processes integrated via the APIs that result in a well-architected end-to-end solution for customers. These integrated solutions help customers adopt Coupa faster and at a significantly lower cost resulting in quantifiable value for their organizations.

“Coupa is committed to delivering more value faster for our customers,” said Roger Goulart vice president of business development and alliances at Coupa. “We’re proud to partner with Software AG to reduce ERP connectivity barriers that organizations may face. Our open business network gives organizations confidence that connecting to Coupa is fast and easy.”

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About Coupa Software
Coupa Software (NASDAQ:COUP) is the cloud platform for business spend. We deliver “Value as a Service” by helping our customers maximize their spend under management, achieve significant cost savings and drive profitability. Coupa provides a unified, cloud-based spend management platform that connects hundreds of organizations representing the Americas, EMEA, and APAC with millions of suppliers globally. The Coupa platform provides greater visibility into and control over how companies spend money. Customers – small, medium and large – have used the Coupa platform to bring billions of dollars in cumulative spend under management. Read more on the Coupa Blog or follow @Coupa on Twitter.

About Software AG
Software AG (Frankfurt TecDAX: SOW) helps companies with their digital transformation. With Software AG’s Digital Business Platform, companies can better interact with their customers and bring them on new ‘digital’ journeys, promote unique value propositions, and create new business opportunities. In the Internet of Things (IoT) market, Software AG enables enterprises to integrate, connect and manage IoT components as well as analyze data and predict future events based on Artificial Intelligence (AI). The Digital Business Platform is built on decades of uncompromising software development, IT experience and technological leadership. Software AG has more than 4,500 employees, is active in 70 countries and had revenues of €872 million in 2016.


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