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EDI and XML Integration: Vitria Buys XMLSolutions
In a move designed to further its efforts in integrating EDI and XML, Vitria has announced the purchase of XMLSolutions Corporation. Given that the market for

edi  Integration: Vitria Buys XMLSolutions EDI and XML Integration: Vitria Buys XMLSolutions M. Reed - April 19, 2001 Event Summary Vitria (NASDAQ: VITR), one of the top ten vendors in the application integration server space, has announced that the company has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire XMLSolutions Corporation . XMLSolutions has developed XML transformation maps for over 3,100 of the world's most frequently used EDI document formats. EDI is the most prevalent standard for

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EDI: Top 5 Mistakes to Avoid When Buying EDI Integration


Your business has a better chance of withstanding the challenges of difficult economic times if it can respond quickly to change, provide accurate data, and fulfill demand in a timely way. Electronic data interchange (EDI) can help give you this competitive edge. But to make EDI work, you need to know the five worst mistakes to avoid making when you embark on an EDI integration project in your small to medium business.

edi  to Avoid When Buying EDI Integration Top 5 Mistakes in Buying EDI Integration If you receive errors when attempting to view this white paper, please install the latest version of Adobe Reader. Emanio, headquartered in Berkeley, California, was founded in 1994 and has operations across the United States and in Europe. In 1995, Emanio was one of the first companies to send EDI messages over the Internet and integrate these into backend ERP and Supply Chain Management systems through a single tool. Read More

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