OfficeLabs Ltd

Gimmal Document Management for SAP

Gimmal Document Management for SAP turns SharePoint or Office 365 into a certified SAP content management system for SAP content and business transactions. This unifies content, data and processes related to SAP and SharePoint. It opens up SAP to SharePoint users to collaborate and work on the same document-centric processes.


  • Provides SAP content services for document archiving within SharePoint
  • Supports archiving of content according to the ArchiveLink standard
  • Provides synchronisation of SAP data to SharePoint content
  • Bidirectional execution of transactional SAP activities
  • .NET-based extension platform for smart process integration
  • Certified by SAP
  • Access unstructured SAP content in SharePoint and Office 365
  • Improve accessibility with metadata-driven search through SharePoint and Office 365


  • Improve collaboration capabilities between SAP and SharePoint users
  • Lower time to value by increasing information accessibility
  • Reduce total cost of SAP document management
  • Automatically file documents in appropriate document libraries
  • Use Office 365 Advanced Data Governance with your SAP content
  • Support as many SAP users as your company needs
  • Apply metadata tags to content within SAP from SharePoint
  • Manage your corporate SAP records within SharePoint
  • Unify SAP and SharePoint systems, content, and metadata


£14025 to £86000 per instance per year

Service documents

G-Cloud 11


OfficeLabs Ltd

Graham Bidwell

01392 24 0365

Service scope

Service scope
Software add-on or extension Yes
What software services is the service an extension to SAP ERP
Microsoft SharePoint on-premises or online
Cloud deployment model
  • Public cloud
  • Private cloud
Service constraints Gimmal Workplace for SAP runs on Microsoft Windows Server 2008 and above.
System requirements
  • Windows servers
  • SAP user licenses
  • SharePoint Server or Office 365 user licenses

User support

User support
Email or online ticketing support Yes, at extra cost
Support response times Our standard support plan aims to respond to new cases within four working hours, on Monday to Friday excluding English public holidays and weekends. Extended SLAs and weekend support can be offered at additional cost.
User can manage status and priority of support tickets Yes
Online ticketing support accessibility None or don’t know
Phone support Yes
Phone support availability 9 to 5 (UK time), Monday to Friday
Web chat support No
Onsite support Yes, at extra cost
Support levels For Gimmal Workplace for SAP, OfficeLabs can provide:
Subject matter experts
Account Managers

Our standard support is 9am - 5pm, Monday to Friday, excluding English public holidays and weekends. We will respond within four hours of receiving a request. All of our support team are experienced cloud support engineers who can advise on any request, query or issue.

We offer support services which scale to your business depending on the amount of support hours you wish to use per month. Our pricing is as follows:

8 hours per month (unlimited users) - £9,000 p/a
16 hours per month (unlimited users) - £17,000 p/a
24 hours per month (unlimited users) - £25,000 p/a

Retained Technical Services available at £850 /day
Support available to third parties Yes

Onboarding and offboarding

Onboarding and offboarding
Getting started Subject matter experts and trainers are available to provide either on-site or remote support at any UK location.

Subject matter experts and trainers are available to provide either on-site or remote support at any UK location. The Gimmal implementation process includes administrator training that involves either onsite or online training for a select number of administrators. During this phase we are on hand to fix any issues and offer on demand support. The full implementation process includes discovery to understand your requirements.
Service documentation Yes
Documentation formats HTML
End-of-contract data extraction All data is held within the customer's own systems, not within Document Management for SAP
End-of-contract process Contract includes software licenses, training, support, initial configuration and documentation. The initial contracted period is three years. Two years with one year extension for G-Cloud. Costs for the first year are payable up front. All content will remain available to you in your content repositories.

Using the service

Using the service
Web browser interface Yes
Supported browsers
  • Internet Explorer 11
  • Microsoft Edge
  • Firefox
  • Chrome
  • Safari 9+
  • Opera
Application to install No
Designed for use on mobile devices No
Service interface Yes
Description of service interface Bespoke application interface available on each application server.
Accessibility standards None or don’t know
Description of accessibility Administrators can manage and maintain Document Management for SAP using the management interface on the application servers.
Accessibility testing None
What users can and can't do using the API RESTful, SOAP
API documentation Yes
API documentation formats
  • Open API (also known as Swagger)
  • HTML
API sandbox or test environment No
Customisation available No


Independence of resources Gimmal Workplace for SAP is hosted on customer infrastructure


Service usage metrics No


Supplier type Reseller providing extra features and support
Organisation whose services are being resold Gimmal

Staff security

Staff security
Staff security clearance Other security clearance
Government security clearance Up to Developed Vetting (DV)

Asset protection

Asset protection
Knowledge of data storage and processing locations Yes
Data storage and processing locations United Kingdom
User control over data storage and processing locations Yes
Datacentre security standards Complies with a recognised standard (for example CSA CCM version 3.0)
Penetration testing frequency At least once a year
Penetration testing approach In-house
Protecting data at rest Physical access control, complying with CSA CCM v3.0
Data sanitisation process Yes
Data sanitisation type Deleted data can’t be directly accessed
Equipment disposal approach Complying with a recognised standard, for example CSA CCM v.30, CAS (Sanitisation) or ISO/IEC 27001

Data importing and exporting

Data importing and exporting
Data export approach Customer data is not held in Gimmal Workplace for SAP
Data export formats
  • CSV
  • ODF
Data import formats
  • CSV
  • ODF

Data-in-transit protection

Data-in-transit protection
Data protection between buyer and supplier networks
  • Private network or public sector network
  • TLS (version 1.2 or above)
  • Legacy SSL and TLS (under version 1.2)
Data protection within supplier network
  • TLS (version 1.2 or above)
  • Legacy SSL and TLS (under version 1.2)

Availability and resilience

Availability and resilience
Guaranteed availability Monthly Uptime Percentage of 95% guaranteed
Approach to resilience
Outage reporting Service dashboard
Administration alerts

Identity and authentication

Identity and authentication
User authentication needed Yes
User authentication
  • 2-factor authentication
  • Username or password
Access restrictions in management interfaces and support channels Administrator only access to internal Gimmal Workplace for SAP servers
Access restriction testing frequency At least once a year
Management access authentication
  • 2-factor authentication
  • Username or password

Audit information for users

Audit information for users
Access to user activity audit information Users have access to real-time audit information
How long user audit data is stored for User-defined
Access to supplier activity audit information Users have access to real-time audit information
How long supplier audit data is stored for User-defined
How long system logs are stored for User-defined

Standards and certifications

Standards and certifications
ISO/IEC 27001 certification No
ISO 28000:2007 certification No
CSA STAR certification No
PCI certification No
Other security certifications No

Security governance

Security governance
Named board-level person responsible for service security Yes
Security governance certified Yes
Security governance standards ISO/IEC 27001
Information security policies and processes Policy owner reports to the Chief Information Officer who in turn reports to the Business Owner.
Policies are easily accessible.
Policy Owners are audited on a regular basis.
Automation is used where appropriate.
Policies are acknowledged by workers.

Operational security

Operational security
Configuration and change management standard Supplier-defined controls
Configuration and change management approach The ITIL Change Management Continual Process Improvement methodology is used to manage change.

All changes are considered and assessed on business and security impact by the Change Advisory Board before implementation.
Vulnerability management type Supplier-defined controls
Vulnerability management approach Potential threats are rated on risk, likelihood of occurrence and potential impact of the threat.
Patches are developed, tested and released as soon as approved.
Threat sources:
Protective monitoring type Supplier-defined controls
Protective monitoring approach Security and Compliance dashboard real-time monitoring
Email alerts
Automation where appropriate
Incident response is within one hour during office hours. Within four hours at any other time.
Incident management type Supplier-defined controls
Incident management approach Incident Management process follows the ITIL Incident Management best practices.
User can report incidents by phone, email or portal.
Incident reports are provided in PDF format on a monthly basis.

Secure development

Secure development
Approach to secure software development best practice Conforms to a recognised standard, but self-assessed

Public sector networks

Public sector networks
Connection to public sector networks No


Price £14025 to £86000 per instance per year
Discount for educational organisations No
Free trial available No

Service documents

pdf document: Pricing document pdf document: Skills Framework for the Information Age rate card pdf document: Service definition document pdf document: Terms and conditions
Service documents
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