Build a smarter supply chain for tomorrow 

Digital business and globalization continuously disrupt today’s business. Customers expect what they want, when and where they want it.

IBM® Sterling Supply Chain Business Network provides security-rich, cloud-based connectivity with customers, partners and suppliers. You can quickly engage with more than 800,000 preconnected trading partners to onboard in hours or days, not weeks.

AI provides real-time intelligence and recommendations to get ahead of supply chain transaction issues to ensure orders are delivered on time. Blockchain empowers transparency and trust with multi-party visibility of digital events across your supply chain.

IBM recognized in the Gartner 2020 Magic Quadrant for Multienterprise Business Networks.

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Scalable and reliable in the cloud

Get a multi-enterprise digital business network that delivers a scalable, reliable, cloud-based infrastructure to support your growing business needs.

Learn how our clients have achieved significant results while driving innovation with trusted B2B and supply chain integration powered by AI and blockchain-enabled visibility.

  • 100% uptime for your most demanding workloads
  • Vastly improved transaction processing
  • Faster partner onboarding
  • Automated manual processes
  • Around-the-clock technical expert and white-glove support

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Frictionless connectivity

Streamline connections and collaboration with customers, suppliers and other trading partners to reduce costs and gain efficiencies. With our business network, you get seamless and secured any-to-any frictionless connectivity.

Scale to accommodate a unique, diverse set of business translations, industry requirements and government regulations. Supported technologies include industry (X12, EDIFACT, XML, Web Services) and government (Peppol, e-invoicing, RosettaNet) requirements.

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Make faster, more informed decisions

Realize value from AI and blockchain to unravel complex EDI data into actionable insights. See a graphical view of what happened in the context of a particular order, shipment or invoice in real time.

IT and business users can investigate supply chain purchase-to-pay and order-to-cash data by using natural language search, which enables them to easily find and examine all documents to make faster, more informed decisions.

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Key highlights

  • Any-to-any connectivity
  • Premium managed services
  • Expanding self-service capabilities
  • IBM data security best practices
  • Seamless Peppol support for B2G and B2B trade
  • Anomaly detection, alerts and natural language search
  • Multi-party, secure shared ledger of digital transactions
  • Real-time visibility; trend analysis and dashboards
  • e-Invoicing signature, validation and archiving
  • Automation of small partner interactions
  • Catalog manager for product ordering


Which option is right for you?


Connectivity and data delivery


Connectivity, data delivery and transformation


Connectivity, data delivery and transformation, with managed services

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