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The Pain and Gain of Integrated EDI Part One: The Pain of Integrated EDI
The real action is in merging the influx of electronically transmitted data with existing information already being processed within the ERP system, and the

edi infrastructure  upfront cost of the EDI infrastructure software, including , set-up fees and leased lines fees, companies choosing to go with a provider of VAN EDI networks, face additional costs in maintenance and transaction processing fees such as interconnect costs. This is Part One of a three-part note. Part Two will discuss the automotive industry gains. Part Three will cover other industry gains and make user recommendations. Microsoft Business Network Addresses EDI Therefore, the advent of XML in the late 1990s

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Outsourcing, IT Infrastructure

The IT Infrastructure Outsourcing knowledge base focuses on the selection of companies who provide outsource services in the areas of information technology (IT) infrastructure. The typical types of activities that these providers perform include data center operations; network operations; backup/recovery services, data storage management services; system administration services; end user support of desktop PCs, laptops, and handheld devices; web site, or application hosting, etc.  

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Advanced Meter Infrastructure: Composite Technologies to Meet New Demands in Sales and Customer Service


Traditionally, utilities have leveraged robust meter, network, and customer service infrastructures. These technologies served the needs of largely regulated energy and utility markets characterized by price regulations, easy access to energy resources, and sufficient infrastructure capacity. There are few examples of "old" technologies that make such a compelling argument against replacement. All that’s about to change.

edi infrastructure  Advanced Metering Infrastructure (AMI) (Wikipedia) Advanced Meter Infrastructure: Composite Technologies to Meet New Demands in Sales and Customer Service Advanced Meter Infrastructure is also known as : Advanced Meter Infrastructure , Advanced Metering System , Automatic Meter Reading , Advanced Devices , Advanced Meter Infrastructure Solution , Global Automation Meter , Build an Advanced Metering Infrastructure , Advanced Meter Infrastructure Solution Overview , Smart Metering Capability , Mid-atlantic Read More

One Vendor's Exploit of Marrying Infrastructure with Selling and Fulfillment Applications


For many manufacturers, distributors and retailers with a mishmash of disparate back-office business applications, Sterling Commerce, a traditional integration and communication provider, has recently unveiled a package designed to automate web-based commerce all the way from order capture to fulfillment and payment, as a result of bringing together a few prudent acquisitions over the last three years.

edi infrastructure  the market leader in EDI and managed file transfer (MFT). It is a full-service private network within a real-time, event-driven environment that can host both integration services and applications. Essentially, the on-demand TMS software can work with a user company's existing SCM application and with Sterling Collaboration Network to automate transportation planning, execution and freight payment processes, hence enabling the company to improve logistics efficiency and customer satisfaction. The orders Read More

Next-generation EDI: Time to Upgrade from Outdated Technology?


As a mid-market company, you’ve been using electronic data interchange (EDI) for a number of years. It saves time and money—and most importantly, your trading partners need you to. But new technologies offer a streamlined and cost-efficient approach to EDI. These capabilities mean you don’t have to settle for "workarounds," "good enough," or "my vendor left me no choice."

edi infrastructure  , EDI Mapping , EDI Infrastructure , Web EDI , EDI Outsourcing , EDI Gateway , EDI Compliance , EDI Translation . This whitepaper will help you assess if you're using EDI effectively and realizing its full benefits in your operations and on your bottom line. INTRODUCTION As a mid-market company, you've been using EDI for a number of years. It saves you time and money, and most importantly, your trading partners need you to. But now it's 2006 and time to take a fresh look at your EDI solution. New Read More

The Future of SOA-based Applications and Infrastructure


The ultimate winner in the SOA market will have to provide industry-specific solutions solving essential problems that others cannot. Focus must move away from technology lock-in and vendor dependency, to best solutions for customers, even if it means customers can use competitor products.

edi infrastructure  acquisition of a former EDI competitor and PIM provider QRS (see Inovis Delves into PIM by Snatching QRS ), and Perfect Commerce has acquired the former Internet marketplace for utilities Pantellos . Along similar lines, SAP has quietly unveiled IndustrySpeak , a new effort to work with industry standards groups to enable collaborative business processes and scenarios. The emphasis will first be on the electronics/high-tech and chemical industries, by incorporating transaction sets for RosettaNet and Read More

Safeguarding Your Email Infrastructure


Sophisticated techniques used by spammers make it challenging for e-mail security solutions to keep pace. Vircom’s modus technology addresses this issue with a solution that analyzes all inbound and outbound e-mail traffic to counteract spam, phishing, viruses, spyware, out-of-policy communications, and other e-mail threats. This white paper describes the technology's multi-layered architecture.

edi infrastructure  Your Email Infrastructure Sophisticated techniques used by spammers make it challenging for e-mail security solutions to keep pace. Vircom’s modus technology addresses this issue with a solution that analyzes all inbound and outbound e-mail traffic to counteract spam, phishing, viruses, spyware, out-of-policy communications, and other e-mail threats. This white paper describes the technology's multi-layered architecture. Read More

How Data Center Infrastructure Management Software Improves Planning and Cuts Operational Costs


Business executives are challenging their IT staffs to convert data centers from cost centers into producers of business value. Data centers can make a significant impact to the bottom line by enabling the business to respond more quickly to market demands. This paper demonstrates, through a series of examples, how data center infrastructure management (DCIM) software tools can simplify operational processes, cut costs, and speed up information delivery.

edi infrastructure  Data Center Infrastructure Management Software Improves Planning and Cuts Operational Costs Business executives are challenging their IT staffs to convert data centers from cost centers into producers of business value. Data centers can make a significant impact to the bottom line by enabling the business to respond more quickly to market demands. This paper demonstrates, through a series of examples, how data center infrastructure management (DCIM) software tools can simplify operational processes, cut Read More

Outsourcing, IT Infrastructure Software Evaluation Report


The IT Infrastructure Outsourcing Software Evaluation Report focuses on the selection of companies who provide outsource services in the areas of information technology (IT) infrastructure. The typical types of activities that these providers perform include data center operations; network operations; backup/recovery services, data storage management services; system administration services; end user support of desktop PCs, laptops, and handheld devices; web site, or application hosting, etc.

edi infrastructure  IT Infrastructure Software Evaluation Report The IT Infrastructure Outsourcing Software Evaluation Report focuses on the selection of companies who provide outsource services in the areas of information technology (IT) infrastructure. The typical types of activities that these providers perform include data center operations; network operations; backup/recovery services, data storage management services; system administration services; end user support of desktop PCs, laptops, and handheld Read More

IBM Taking on Sun in Web Infrastructure?


IBM has decided to take on Sun in the Internet infrastructure arena. What do they bring to the table? And who will win the war of words?

edi infrastructure  trumpeting the sales figures exceeding those of Sun's Starfire . Although Sun is trying to minimize the impact (what some might call spin control ) of Network Solutions switching over to the RS/6000, this is clearly not a good sign for them. In addition, the gist of the response appears to be company-focused (IBM is a declining company ), not product-focused. Ad hominem attacks often signal a fundamentally weak position - is that the case with Sun? Sun and Solaris is not an inherently weak platform, in Read More

How to Squeeze More Efficiency Out of Your Infrastructure


The Linux operating system is free and stable, delivers solid performance, and often has good vendor support. These advantages have allowed it to garner 60 percent of the Web server market, making it popular among Web hosts as well. Yet despite the obvious advantages, Linux is not fully optimized for Web hosts because it was never designed specifically to address the unique requirements for this market. Find out more.

edi infrastructure  to Squeeze More Efficiency Out of Your Infrastructure The Linux operating system is free and stable, delivers solid performance, and often has good vendor support. These advantages have allowed it to garner 60 percent of the Web server market, making it popular among Web hosts as well. Yet despite the obvious advantages, Linux is not fully optimized for Web hosts because it was never designed specifically to address the unique requirements for this market. Find out more. Read More

How to Build an IT Infrastructure for Net Weight Control


A modern weight control system must support data entry from humans, as well as direct acquisition from weigh scales and devices. However, it cannot operate as a stand-alone point solution. It must span geographic space, hosting data from multiple lines and even divisions. And because of the proliferation of co-packers, it must sometimes even span company boundaries.

edi infrastructure  to Build an IT Infrastructure for Net Weight Control A modern weight control system must support data entry from humans, as well as direct acquisition from weigh scales and devices. However, it cannot operate as a stand-alone point solution. It must span geographic space, hosting data from multiple lines and even divisions. And because of the proliferation of co-packers, it must sometimes even span company boundaries. Read More

Microsoft Business Network (MBN)--Coming of Age? Part Three: Challenges and Competition


While on the surface, there are few economic or strategic reasons for organizations to persist with electronic data interchange (EDI), many seem reluctant to adopt the alternative at this stage. In fact, there has been almost negligible growth in the number of organizations replacing their EDI-based systems with XML.

edi infrastructure  aimed at delivering affordable EDI transaction documents over the Internet. ACCPAC Exchange was designed to enable small and mid-size businesses to overcome the significant cost and infrastructure obstacles typically associated with traditional EDI VANs and to relatively easily create inexpensive trading communities with their suppliers and customers. Utilizing the Internet, the fairly new product supports established EDI (ANSI X12 and EDIFACT) and emerging EDI over the Internet (AS1 and AS2) Read More

More Infrastructure Support for CyberCarriers


Lucent NetworkCare Professional Services and IBM Global Services have announced an alliance to help emerging service providers. The two organizations have teamed up to provide network based services to enterprises and consumers. Lucent is also offering their CyberCarrier Reference Architecture as a blue print for the end-to-end network.

edi infrastructure  Infrastructure Support for CyberCarriers More Infrastructure Support for CyberCarriers A. Turner - June 27, 2000 Event Summary On May 31, 2000, Lucent Technologies' NetworkCare Professional Services and IBM Global Services announced an alliance to help an emerging group of service providers, called CyberCarriers, deliver next-generation network-based services to enterprises and consumers. The alliance, combines IBM's expertise in integrated technology solutions, especially data center planning, Read More

Triple Creek Announces River to Support Talent Management Infrastructure


The enterprise knowledge sharing software vendor, Triple Creek, launches the social tool River. The tool offers competency-based learning networks across an organization. According to the press release, River attempts to challenge the current "file sharing and friends-and-chatter paradigm," as the tool employs intelligent technology capable to build connections between learners and

edi infrastructure  Creek Announces River to Support Talent Management Infrastructure The enterprise knowledge sharing software vendor, Triple Creek, launches the social tool River . The tool offers competency-based learning networks across an organization. According to the press release, River attempts to challenge the current file sharing and friends-and-chatter paradigm, as the tool employs intelligent technology capable to build connections between learners and appropriate learning resources. In so doing it Read More