Axway B2Bi key benefits

Everything it takes to improve business application reliability and capture new opportunities.

Speed

Reduce manual involvement and improve response times by implementing DevOps-friendly configuration, operational APIs, and low-code/no-code integrations. Cut onboarding time to minutes.

Security

Leverage strong security protocols, data integrity checking, and guaranteed delivery across a wide range of internet-based B2B messaging protocols, including EDIINT AS1, AS2, AS3, and AS4, RosettaNet RNIF, OFTP, and ebXML ebMS.

Simplicity

Our experience and expertise take all the complications out of integrating your systems. We can manage your environment for you so you can focus on more strategic initiatives. Avoid missed-SLA penalties with a support architecture that reduces downtime to near zero. Support new integration patterns by combining APIs, cloud, and on-premises services into a single solution.

Control

Gain total visibility and control of your B2B transactions and processes and enhance business application reliability. B2Bi helps your organization be more proactive to new opportunities while improving your SLAs.

Seamless data sharing in the cloud

"We needed to size our infrastructure to meet the growing demand on the platform. The elasticity of the cloud and the flexibility of Axway B2B Integration were the perfect combination to help us to meet our business requirements in a timely manner."

– Rick Rubin, CEO and President, OneHealthPort

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Axway B2Bi capabilities

 

Partner and community management

Quickly onboard and provision your vendors and their endpoints. Axway supports self-service onboarding and enrollment, partner SLA tracking, testing, and endpoint management.

B2B communications

Connect your enterprise to all your partners to quickly communicate using their preferred standards and protocols, all with the highest levels of security and availability.

Mapping and orchestration

Quickly and easily onboard new trading partners using one of the richest libraries of B2B application formats and adapters on the market, along with a powerful map designer and wizard-based integration solution.

Real-time visibility

Gain real-time EDI visibility into everything that is happening among all applications inside your enterprise and throughout your B2B ecosystem to meet SLA compliance and optimize business operations.

e-Invoicing

Axway PEPPOL Access Point can be easily added to Axway B2Bi, allowing you to exchange invoices and business documents with more than 200,000 public and private entities using a single, secure channel.

B2B Managed Cloud Services

Axway Managed Cloud Services gives you the power of a cloud platform with the business and technical expertise of a world-class team. Reduce operational costs by letting our experts manage your needs in a highly secure cloud environment.

TradeSync Integration Manager (TSIM)

This preconfigured B2B solution makes it simple to integrate, control, and monitor internal and external processes across your global automotive supply chain.

Companies are turning to Axway B2B Integration

Leading brands in all kinds of industries are adopting new approaches to B2B integration to stay competitive and grow

Delivering vital medical products on time

AmerisourceBergen delivers crucial medical products to retailers and healthcare providers on time with always-on trading partner integration

Simplified production and supply chain

Poppelmann migrates from an on-premises solution to a secure managed private cloud designed to optimize their global B2B supply chain

Security and visibility

ASEAN achieved a high level of security and end-to-end visibility of B2B transactions, meeting stringent requirements around data governance and information security, and cutting cargo release time in half

Compatibility and implementation

Axway API-driven B2B/EDI integration lets you engage your customers and partners across digital channels. You can support new integration patterns in an ecosystem that combines APIs and cloud services into a single solution. Axway consultants have a rich set of delivery accelerators, best practices, and the expertise needed to advance your business goals.

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Amplify Business Partner Engagement

“From the beginning, Axway has advised us professionally and technically on an equal footing. With the new Axway B2B solution and a private cloud, we can realize our increasing number of customer requests reliably and within a reasonable timeframe.”
— Popplemann

 

API-driven EDI

Engage customers and partners across digital channels and support new integration patterns with an ecosystem that combines APIs and cloud services into a single solution

Experienced experts

Our full range of professional consultancy services look at solution delivery as a journey with our customers and with a defined approach that permits a tailored experience

You are in control

Axway B2B Integration software is the same whether you manage it or we do. You choose the level of delegation that works for you, and if it needs change, you can bring all operations back in-house.

B2B integration.What it is and why it’s important.

 

Traditional, manual-based data exchange processes are often too complex, inefficient, and error-prone to use and manage. In addition, they don’t offer the real-time capabilities that businesses need to do business at the speed of digital.

That’s where Business to Business integration comes in. Also known as B2Bi, it automates communication and processes between your business and customers, suppliers, financial institutions, and regulatory databases. This approach to secure data sharing works by collecting information from your applications, standardizing it to the needs of each partner, and then sending the documents to the right organization as required.

By automating these processes, you ensure your trade partners can easily and securely exchange the critical business data you need to work in a digital world.

The two terms are often used interchangeably to describe the method for connecting partner databases and applications. Electronic data interchange (EDI) is an established technology that is often found in supply chain processes like order-to-cash and procure-to-pay. However, it’s only capable of asynchronous interactions and is confined to standardized protocols.

A modern solution uses APIs to permit real-time access and sharing of data directly into business applications. As a result, this makes B2Bi ideal for use cases like e-commerce, real-time payments, social, and customer experience.

It’s not a matter of picking one or the other; both have a place in your data exchange stack. The key is to use a centralized integration solution to connect securely while reducing operational risk and costs.

A B2Bi solution creates a single source of truth and control for all data connections between your organization and the systems of your customers, suppliers, banks, and other business partners. Because every organization has its own methods, B2B processes, applications, and data sources, a modern approach is critical to automate the collection and exchange of files in a way that makes it easy for everyone to access and understand.

B2Bi helps you stay ahead of the competition and drive business growth by making it simple to manage all your B2B transactions using a single solution. It can help you:

  • Empower partners by making it simple to onboard, manage, and provision endpoints
  • Improve communication across your entire partner ecosystem, regardless of their specific B2B messaging protocols
  • Simplify EDI through flexible, drag-and-drop visual data mapping and orchestration
  • Improve visibility into KPIs and SLAs for actionable insights for both business and IT users

The main point of B2Bi is to automate supply chain workflows to improve ordering, purchase order processing, business document exchange, and other business processes. Therefore, the technology is integral to organizations with many different connections to customers, suppliers, and financial institutions that exchange data in large volume and in real time. Industries that commonly leverage this approach include manufacturing, e-commerce, retail, logistics, and finance.

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