B2B networks will continue to grow in size and complexity

You manage an increasingly complex, multi-enterprise ecosystem overrun with disparate systems, processes and tools. To stand apart in today’s hyper-connected, global economy, you need to radically simplify connectivity between people, systems and data that matter to your business.

Discover how a smarter supply chain optimized for B2B and B2C value exchange helps you break down siloes, enable the flow of information across your business, quickly onboard new partners, and fuel collaboration between your lines of business, suppliers, carriers and customers.

Key capabilities

24x7x365 connectivity with redundancy

24x7x365 connectivity with redundancy
Establish always-on B2B information exchange

Security-rich and scalable with encrypted data protection

Security-rich and scalable with encrypted data protection
Support the most demanding loads and transactions

Global network

Global network of over 400,000 connected trading partners
Reduce complexity of maintaining B2B connections

Master view of status and tracking

Track, trace and audit
Quickly identify, prioritize and make recommendations for next best action

Flexible and fast with the cloud

Flexible and fast in the cloud
Protect current investments and integrate new technologies

Partner connections made easier

Partner connections made easier
Connect to your B2B network with RESTful APIs

See why customers are choosing IBM

Western Union speeds disaster recovery time by 95 percent

Ensures maximum availability for critical file transfers while meeting demanding SLAs even in the event of disaster.

Niagara Bottling boosts the availability of its vital EDI services

IBM B2B Integrator has helped Niagara Bottling deliver 100 percent apparent uptime for their customers.

Coastal Pacific seamlessly migrates 3.5 million EDI transactions

With the IBM platform, Coastal Pacific achieves its goal of delivering self-service capabilities to prepare for future growth while also reducing administration requirements by 60 percent.

Discover key offerings within the IBM portfolio

B2B integration software modernizes your B2B connectivity to meet the ongoing demands of the business — while reducing costs and complexity

IBM B2B Integrator

Reduce costs by consolidating on a single platform with automated B2B processes.

IBM Supply Chain Business Network

Digitize B2B document and process management to deliver always-on availability through a security-rich, cloud-based global network.

IBM Transformation Extender

Automate complex transformation and validation of data between a range of different formats and standards.

IBM Global Mailbox

Address demands for high availability operations and redundancy with a robust and reliable data storage solution across geographically distributed locations.

IBM File Gateway

Lower the costs of managing file transfers, accelerate time to revenue and improve trading partner satisfaction in a security-rich and always-on edge gateway.

IBM Partner Engagement Manager

Significantly reduce the time and resources required to onboard new partners while managing and maintaining existing partners.

Managed file transfer (MFT) software simplifies the complex to prepare you for hyper-growth in file sizes, volumes of connections and time sensitive data

IBM Connect:Direct

Automate point-to-point file transfers reliably and in a security-rich environment for high- volume delivery within and among enterprises.

IBM Control Center

Track critical events in a single interface across your B2B and managed file transfer infrastructure to alert key audiences when there is a problem.

IBM Secure Proxy

Helps secure and shield your trusted network by preventing direct connectivity between external partners and internal servers.

IBM File Gateway

Lower the costs of managing file transfers, accelerate time to revenue and improve trading partner satisfaction in a security-rich and always-on edge gateway.

IBM Partner Engagement Manager

Significantly reduce the time and resources required to onboard new partners while managing and maintaining existing partners. 

AI-enabled collaboration is transforming the industry

IBM point of view: The future of EDI

Emerging technologies like IoT, blockchain and AI will provide businesses the tools to solve new challenges in supply chain that require more than B2B document exchange.

Video: Overview of Global Mailbox 6.0

Global Mailbox 6.0 features a high availability architecture for active deployments across two data centers which are consistently up and running — sending, receiving, processing and replicating mailbox data.

Infographic: Failure is not an option for your file transfers

Top three reasons IT leaders give for choosing managed file transfer over FTP for file delivery.

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