Comprehensive protocol support
Sterling Information Broker protocol support ranges from legacy asynchronous dial-up to the latest Internet protocols. You can access Sterling Information Broker through traditional protocols such as SNA, bisync, async, OFTP, X.25, and Zmodem, or through any Internet protocol, including TCP/IP, FTP, SMTP, X.400, HTTPS, MQ, and EDIINT.
Support for multiple data types
You can collaborate with business partners using the file format that best fits your business needs. Sterling Information Broker currently supports file types such as XML, .CSV, iDoc, and many flat file formats in addition to EDI standards.
Sterling Information Broker accepts data in the format you choose and makes sure it reaches your business partners in the format they require, including translation from EDI to XML, flat file to XML, flat file to EDI, etc. It enables you to do business with anyone you choose, without having to manage data-translation processes.