Esker Accounts Payable and Order Management automation solutions achieve SAP-certified integration with SAP S/4HANA Cloud

Johannesburg, 23 Jan 2020
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SPI, the African distributor for utility software products and services to the Open Systems segment of the IT industry and the Southern African reseller for Esker, a leader in document process automation solutions, today announced the latter’s Accounts Payable and Order Management automation solutions have been certified for integration with SAP S/4HANA Cloud. 

This certification, delivered by the SAP Integration and Certification Center, provides businesses with the assurance that Esker’s intelligent automation solutions are enabled to work with their SAP S/4HANA Cloud software and be compatible with future upgrades.

While taking advantage of Esker’s cloud-based solutions to drive greater efficiency, accuracy, visibility and cost savings throughout their purchase-to-pay (P2P) and order-to-cash (O2C) processes, businesses that use SAP solutions that are already on SAP S/4HANA, and those planning on transitioning, can leverage the value they have invested in their ERP system.

“Esker continues to reinforce its over 15-year investment in the SAP business ecosystem by delivering new integration capabilities to provide customers with even more value in their digital transformation journey,” commented Jean-Michel Bérard, CEO of Esker. “This new level of integration will enable businesses to make confident and intelligent decisions fast. Together, we are preparing businesses for growth and success.”

Esker customer, Cerapedics, sought a highly scalable automation solution that could facilitate faster, more efficient order management while integrating with SAP S/4HANA Cloud. “Esker extends the capabilities of SAP S/4HANA Cloud, giving us a true end-to-end solution to automate our sales order process,” added Edward Sawyer, General Manager of Cerapedics. “It’s this type of flexibility that makes Esker exactly the type of solution today’s medical device companies can benefit from.”

“We love hearing customer success stories like these,” concluded Oliver Betz, SVP and Head of Product Management, SAP SE. “By providing extended integration and automation capabilities to SAP S/4HANA Cloud, Esker has the capabilities to deliver great value as an SAP partner.”

For further information, please contact Chris Anderson at tel. +27 11 234 1560; fax +27 11 234 1387; e-mail


Esker is a worldwide leader in AI-driven process automation software, helping financial and customer service departments digitally transform their purchase-to-pay (P2P) and order-to-cash (O2C) cycles. Used by more than 6,000 companies worldwide, Esker’s solutions incorporate technologies like artificial intelligence (AI) to drive increased productivity, enhanced visibility, reduced fraud risk, and improved collaboration with customers, suppliers and internally. 


SPI is a company that provides utility software products and services to the Open Systems segment of the IT industry. It is the sole sub-Saharan Africa distributor for USA-based Innovative Routines; USA-based Help/Systems; USA-based Linoma Software; France-based Esker; and; UK-based OpusVL (ex Xi Software). SPI also develops some of its own software utilities to complement the overseas products that it distributes.

SPI has a wide and varied customer base and includes organisations such as Aspen Pharmacare, Johannesburg Municipality, University of Johannesburg, MMI Holdings, Nampak, National Brands, Stellenbosch University and UNISA

Editorial contacts
Global Research Partners Paul Booth (+44) 74700 33126
SPI Group Chris Anderson (+27) 11 234 1560