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b2b buying salesforce  than a time tested B2B gathering place to find products and services. The ease of implementation and integration is the value play. Without this, users would simply use their ERP systems. One will not get this value prop from Google or Facebook any time soon, but Ariba (and soon SAP) might want to watch its back. In spite of acquiring the Quadrem network (in Southern Hemisphere) and b-process (in France), there is still a lot of room for improvement in terms of geographies, languages, tax regulations, Read More

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There is renewed interest to provide GXS' trading services from other surviving Internet exchange providers to leverage GXS' huge expertise and investment in a global infrastructure to provide its trading services. In particular, GXS could cater for integration between the exchange and the enterprise systems of the members, including diverse back-office and front-office systems, and for processing and routing of transactions between participants.

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SCT Corporation is taking its new business-to-business software solution supply chain for process manufacturers and distributors on a road trip. Find out first impressions of its bold entry into Internet B2B.

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