IBM Sterling B2B Integration SaaS 
Trusted, multi enterprise cloud-based business network to streamline, automate and fully digitize B2B transactions, augmenting the power of EDI with API capabilities. (Formerly known as IBM Sterling Supply Chain Business Network)
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Frictionless  Connectivity, scalability, and insights

IBM Sterling® B2B Integration SaaS is part of the IBM Sterling Data Exchange portfolio of solutions. It is a cloud-based platform that enables businesses to efficiently connect and exchange data with their customers, suppliers, distributors, and other trading partners using EDI formats or APIs. It provides real-time visibility into critical business documents such as purchase orders, invoices, and ship notices. Automated document processing and analytics and reporting tools help businesses make data-driven decisions.

The platform offers a range of integration options to help businesses connect with their existing systems and applications, and a range of security and compliance features to protect data and comply with industry requirements while meeting even the most demanding service level agreement(SLA) requirements.

Why choose IBM Sterling B2B Integration SaaS1

  • 383% average three-year ROI
  • 55% faster to onboard new partners
  • 59% fewer unplanned outages

See it in action:

IDC Business Value Snapshot of IBM Sterling Data Exchange
Benefits Connections Simplified

Rapidly onboard and connect with new customers and partners taking advantage of our 3.1 Million+ business in our network. API and EDI connections on the same platform greatly simplifies your B2B operations.   


Natural language AI queries gives business users visibility to data and transaction status.  Customizable automated alerts allows your business to manage by exception saving time.

Partner management

With the managed service (Premium) option, IBM will onboard and maintain customer and partner connections so you can focus on your business.


The IBM managed,  or self-service options provide the flexibility to customize the platform to best align with your available IT resources.


As an SaaS offering, modernization is built in.  IBM keeps you up-to-date with the latest security protections, scalability, and reliability capabilities.

Case studies Hendrickson USA
Fuels real-time transactions with the new B2B API, a hybrid approach to connecting customers made easy within a single business network.
Saint Gobain
Reshaping supply chain processes with automation.
The Master Lock Company
Accelerating global growth with efficient, cost-effectivetrading partner integration in the cloud.
Which option is right for you?

Securely exchange B2B data with the key customers, distributors or suppliers using any EDI format or APIs. New attractive prices can get you started with just 1 connection and the option to expand at any time.


Meet the data format and standards requirements of those you do business with. The Standard edition offers the ability to configure document mapping and transformation in the cloud.


Managed service with a designated IBM project executive to manage your B2B implementation, maintain your system and support your ongoing trading partner connections.

Most popular plan
Peer review recognition 
Leader in G2 Summer Electronic Data Interchange (EDI) and Fall, Mid-market and Enterprise Grid 2023 reports. Read the EDI report
Resources The Business Value of IBM Sterling Data Exchange
Discover how secure customer connections yield a 383% ROI, whether through MFT, EDI, or API integration.
Boosting supply chain visibility with AI
Business Transaction Intelligence® streamlines supply chains by swiftly correlating related documents, allowing business users to pinpoint issues without IT.
The strategic role of APIs with EDI
Learn why a hybrid era of API-EDI for B2B transactions has arrived, and why it’s important to be able to perform with both technologies.
Avoid supply chain disruptions with a reliable digital B2B network. Learn how B2B integration improves - efficiencies and resiliency.
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Related products

The IBM B2B Integration SaaS platform is a part of the IBM Sterling Data Exchange family of offerings.

IBM Sterling B2B Integration VAN
Trusted, reliable business network which automates the connecting, delivering, and routing of your B2B EDI transactions.
B2B Integration Software
Focus on workflow orchestration that accompanies the exchange of data, including data transformation into variety of B2B standards and protocols and validation.
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 IDC Business Value Snapshot (link resides outside of IBM Sterling Data Exchange Study; Simon Ellis, Mathew Marden Publisher, September 2023