IBM Sterling B2B Integration SaaS 
Trusted, multi enterprise cloud-based business network to streamline, automate and fully digitize B2B transitions, 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.  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

  • 335% average three-year ROI
  • 41% faster to onboard new partners
  • 51% more efficient management of B2B transactions
The era of hybrid B2B transactions having APIs with EDI is here. Watch the video (1:27)
The future of B2B transactions is APIs combined with EDI
Benefits Connections Simplified

Rapidly onboard and connect with new customers and partners taking advantage of our 3.1M+ 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 growthwith efficient, cost-effectivetrading partner integration in the cloud.

Which option is right for you?

Get started with secure connectivity, document tracking visibility, analytics dashboards and more in the cloud.


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.


Let the designated resource included in the Premium edition manage your implementation, maintain your system and support ongoing services with those with whom you trade.

Resources Boosting supply chain visibility with AI

Explore this demo to see how AI can help correlate and visualize complex supply chain transactions in a single, easy-to-understand layout.

Avoid supply chain disruptions with a reliable digital B2B network. Learn how B2B integration improves - efficiencies and resiliency.

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.

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Related products

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

Managed file transfer

Share documents and files of any type in a secure, reliable and timely way on a unified file transfer platform across your enterprise and trading partner network.

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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