IBM® Sterling B2B Collaboration Network is a flexible cloud B2B Integration solution providing reliable, secure connectivity and collaboration with customers and business partners. It also delivers unprecedented visibility and control over the business processes shared with outside companies.

Benefits


Sterling Information Broker® A single, secure and reliable connection to all your business partners

Exchange services Move all your information seamlessly:

Infrastructure services

Extend B2B capabilities to your partners and customers regardless of their technical expertise or size

Sterling Supplier Portal Partners simply access a Web site, log in, and enter data on forms to create invoices, purchase orders, Advance Ship Notices (ASN), and so on. When they submit a form, we convert it into the EDI format your systems require.

Sterling Fax Conversion Services Drive down manual processing costs, without requiring your customers to change their current buying behavior, by combining human and artificial intelligence into a single streamlined process to efficiently:

Sterling Managed AS2 Gateway A secure intermediary between Internet-based and non-Internet-based partners, managing all the differences in communications, format, content, and security between EDIINT and non-EDIINT transactions, without the expense of having to build complex infrastructure and dedicated support staff.

Sterling Community Development Services The people, processes, and expertise to help you:

Sterling Web Forms Customizable Web forms for improving supplier and customer document exchange

Communications flexibility regardless of format

Mapping services

Data maps developed, maintained, supported, and tested to your specifications and enables your data to be converted from one format to another. Mapping Services includes the process of gathering the data requirements from the client and building a Mapping Requirements Specification (MRS) from the requirements.

Run time translation for the following formats:

Sterling Supply Chain Visibility Instantly displays and summarizes actionable supply chain information from all electronic trading partners and communities through a single dashboard. Aligned with the order-to-cash and purchase-to-pay business processes.

Document tracking

Document visibility

Report visibility

Event driven alerts

B2B Process Applications High value applications without the support and infrastructure costs

Sterling Data Synchronization Manager

Communicate valid product data to retail customers via the Global Data Synchronization Network (GDSN):

Sterling e-Invoicing
Automates both buyer and supplier electronic invoice processes in compliance with country specific tax regulations, reducing corporate risk and exposure, and improving operational efficiencies.

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