SAP Business One on Alibaba Cloud (B1AC)

Digitalization for your business and gain greater control over your SME business on Alibaba Cloud

The Partnership Extended for SME Businesses' Digital Core

Alibaba Cloud and SAP have been working together since 2016 to assist customers in deploying and migrating their SAP applications to Alibaba Cloud. In our latest collaboration, we have extended the cooperation to include SAP Business One, offering small businesses an affordable solution that provides greater control over their SME operations.

As the market leader in enterprise application software, SAP is helping companies of all sizes in all industries run better by redefining ERP and creating networks of intelligent enterprises that provide transparency, resiliency, and sustainability across supply chains. SAP’s end-to-end suite of applications and services enables its customers to operate profitably, adapt continuously, and make a difference worldwide.

What Is SAP Business One?

SAP Business One Can Help

It is a single, affordable ERP solution to manage your small business, including accounting and financials, purchasing, inventory, sales, customer relationships, reporting, and analytics.

SAP Business One helps streamline processes, gain a greater insight into your business, act fast, and make decisions based on real-time information to help drive profitable growth.

Used by 75,000+ Customers

Integrated Business Intelligence

Integration with the SAP HANA Platform

Quick Deployment
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SAP Business One on Alibaba Cloud (B1AC) Advantages

Localized Solution for the Philippine Market

The solutions combine Alibaba Cloud's infrastructure in the Philippines with SAP's business management software to provide customers with more comprehensive solutions.

Lower Total Cost of Ownership (TCO)

Compared with the traditional on-premise SAP B1 solutions, the combination of the SAP B1 subscription license and Alibaba Cloud IaaS offers SMEs greater flexibility and lower costs.

Multiple SAP B1 Specification Options

SAP Business One (for Microsoft SQL Server) and SAP Business One (for SAP HANA) are supported by SAP for production on Alibaba Cloud.

One-Click SAP B1 Deployment through Compute Nest

Optimize the deployment process and greatly shorten the deployment time, covering all required resources of your ERP system on the cloud.

Professional SAP Partner Service

SAP partners in ACPN offer professional services, including SAP consulting and SAP managed services, which can assist in reducing the time to value of your SAP implementation.

How Can SAP Business One Help Your Business?

SAP Business One provides a complete set of tools to help manage and streamline your financial operation. It automates everyday accounting tasks and helps conduct all your banking activities, including processing bank statements and payments and reconciling accounts. You can also manage cash flow, track budgets, and compare actuals versus plans to see where your business stands at a moment’s notice.
You can speed up transactions and improve visibility into cash flow by integrating your financial operation in real-time with other business processes.
Accounting – Automatically handle all key accounting processes (such as journal entries, accounts receivable, and accounts payable)
Controlling – Accurately manage cash flow, track fixed assets, control budgets, and monitor project costs.
Simplified – Management of fixed assets; the virtual fixed asset function frees you from repetitive manual data entry.
Banking and Reconciliation – Quickly process reconciliations, bank statements, and payments with various methods, including checks, cash, and bank transfers.
Financial Reporting and Analysis – Create standard or customized reports from real-time data for business planning and audit reviews.
SAP Business One provides the tools to help efficiently manage the entire sales process and customer lifecycle, including initial contact, final sale, after-sales service, and support. Its integrated functionality provides a complete view of prospects and customers to help you understand and meet their needs. As a result, you can turn prospects into customers, increase sales and profitability, and improve customer satisfaction.
Sales and Opportunity Management – Track opportunities and activities from the first contact to deal closing
Marketing Campaign Management – Create, manage, and analyze marketing activities
Customer Management – Store all critical customer data in one place, synchronize and manage customer contacts stored in Microsoft Outlook
Service Management – Manage warranty and service contracts efficiently, enter and respond to service calls quickly
Reporting and Analysis – Create detailed reports on all aspects of the sales process, including sales forecasting and pipeline tracking, using time-saving templates
Mobilize Your Sales Team – Manage your sales information on the move with the SAP Business One Sales mobile app
SAP Business One helps manage the complete order-to-pay cycle, including receipts, invoices, returns, and payments. Integrated reporting tools let you easily compare suppliers and prices to negotiate better deals and identify opportunities for cost savings.
Procurement – Create purchase requests, POs, and goods receipts, link purchasing documents and view document trails for audit purposes, and manage returns, additional expenses, and multiple currencies
Master Data Management – Manage detailed data in a user-friendly interface, view account balance and purchase analyses, and maintain detailed item purchasing information with price lists and tax information
Warehouse and Accounting Integration – Achieve real-time synchronization of goods receipts and inventory warehouse levels
Process accounts payable invoices, cancellations, and credit memos with a PO reference, plan your material needs, and schedule your purchases accordingly
Easier, up-to-Date Reporting – Generate reports with real-time data and display them in various report formats or dashboards
SAP Business One provides accurate information about inbound and outbound shipments, inventory, and item location. You can value inventory using standard costing, moving average, FIFO, and other methods, monitor stock levels, and track transfers in real-time. You can run real-time inventory updates and availability checks and manage standard and special pricing. You can also apply volume, cash, and customer discounts and run reports that reveal their impact.
Warehouse and Inventory Management – Manage inventory using various costing models, maintain item master data, and use multiple units of measure and pricing
Bin Location Management – Manage stock in multiple warehouses by dividing each one into multiple subzones, set up allocation rules, optimize stock movement, and reduce picking times
Goods Receipts and Issue Control – Record goods receipts and issues, track stock locations and transfers, enable consignment, drop-ship, and other orders, and perform inventory and cycle counts.
Production and Material Requirements Planning – Create and maintain multilevel bills of materials (BOMs), issue and release production orders manually or by backflush, and globally maintain prices for BOMs
Efficient Reporting – Generate reports with timely data and display them in various formats or dashboards
A complimentary and fully integrated version of SAP Crystal Reports® for SAP Business One helps gather data from multiple sources and generate timely and accurate reports based on company-wide data. Integrated with Microsoft Office, SAP Crystal Reports lets you choose from a variety of report formats and control access to information displayed. With optional analytics powered by SAP HANA, SAP Business One takes advantage of in-memory computing for analysis and reporting.
Report Creation and Customization – Access data from multiple sources, create new reports, and customize existing ones in a variety of layouts with minimal IT overhead
Interactive Analysis – Use it with standard MS Excel features to create reports and see your business from new angles
Intuitive Tools – Drag and relate, drill downs, search assistance, and workflow-based alerts
Analytics plus pre-defined key performance indicators (KPIs) help you see average delivery variance days and top five sales employees.
Enhance your reports with powerful visualizations by integrating SAP Lumira for SAP Business One.
Together with the fully integrated SAP Crystal Reports for SAP Business One, you can create dashboards and reports that provide insight into all business areas. Intuitive, interactive drill-down functionality offers answers to your most pressing questions. Employees can address customer needs faster, and managers can accurately track revenues, costs, and cash flow to assess performance and take quick corrective action.
The SAP HANA version for SAP Business One provides powerful analytics in real-time for faster information access, making it easier for users to search SAP Business One for necessary information and create standard or ad hoc reports in an instant.

Use Scenarios

Industrial Machinery and Components

Industrial Machinery and Components

Meet customer demand and develop new revenue streams with SAP Business One for the industrial manufacturing industry. Shrink supply chain costs, accelerate cycle times, minimize scrap and re-work, and accelerate time to profit.

Professional Services

Professional Services

Deliver consistent, high-value services to your clients with SAP Business One software for professional services and consulting firms. Establish a repeatable process for service delivery and improve resource planning, project management, billing, and more.



Give consumers the products, information, and personalized shopping experiences they want across any channel with SAP Business One for retail. Harness real-time customer and POS insights, engage shoppers, and optimize everything from merchandising to your supply chain.

Wholesale Distribution

Wholesale Distribution

Proactively meet customer and supplier demand with SAP Business One for wholesale distribution. Improve everything from demand planning to inventory and supply chain management and run flexible, tightly integrated processes to achieve operational excellence.

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