Interoperability with IBM Sterling Gentran and IBM Sterling Connect:Direct Products
Sterling B2B Integrator operates with your existing IBM® Sterling Gentran® products. Alternatively, you can import pre-existing EDI data and allow Sterling B2B Integrator process the EDI data.
Irrespective of the scenario you use, you will find features and functions that help you achieve your EDI-processing goals. Interoperation between Sterling B2B Integrator and IBM Sterling Connect:Enterprise® UNIX or IBM Sterling Connect:Direct® enables easy communication between your company's internal applications and with external business partners.
IBM Sterling Gentran UNIX
- Starting and stopping IBM Sterling Gentran UNIX data managers
- Viewing IBM Sterling Gentran UNIX data manager statuses and log files, and processing the log files
- Monitoring and searching for data processed in IBM Sterling Gentran UNIX
- Importing trading partner information from IBM Sterling Gentran UNIX into Sterling B2B Integrator.
IBM Sterling Gentran Windows
Current users of IBM Sterling Gentran Windows can use their data concurrently with Sterling B2B Integrator.
The Sterling B2B Integrator trading profile tool enables you to import IBM Sterling Gentran Windows trading partner information into Sterling B2B Integrator.
Sterling B2B Integrator enables data exchange between IBM Sterling Gentran Windows and Sterling B2B Integrator using the IBM Sterling Gentran Windows adapter. However, before you exchange data, you must install and configure the adapter.
IBM Sterling Connect:Enterprise UNIX
Connectivity between Sterling B2B Integrator and IBM Sterling Connect:Enterprise UNIX lets you exchange business documents and data between the two applications in a near seamless environment. You can also create automated business processes to intelligently interact with your enterprise systems, eliminating the need to manually create customized scripts to handle processing in your enterprise systems.
Sterling B2B Integrator and IBM Sterling Connect:Enterprise UNIX interoperability also provides end-to-end file processing management and visibility, and access to a broader set of business-level protocols including ebXML, SOAP (Web services), GDSN, and RosettaNet.
IBM Sterling Connect:Direct
IBM Sterling Connect:Direct securely transfers large files between the applications within an enterprise and with external business partners. It also allows for basic activities such as running jobs or processes on remote business partners' servers.
Securely copy large files and exchange data between the two applications in a near seamless environment.
- Create sophisticated, automated business processes to intelligently act on the data sent to Sterling B2B Integrator.