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EDI

Electronic Data Interchange

A strictly structured form of business-to-business communication. Electronic data interchange involves the transfer of formal documents, such as orders, invoices, and even checks. Companies provide EDI services to more than 80,000 clients, but the system receives significant competition from various services offered over the Internet.
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Our Secure Trading Extranet is optimized for trading," said Jim Payens, vice president, TNS (Netherlands).
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This insight into trading transaction flow is a first for financial Extranets.
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The Secure Trading Extranet will give clients rapid and efficient access to ExNet, while avoiding the need for prohibitive investment in additional infrastructure.
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Popular uses of BI include enterprise reporting, management dashboards and scorecards, customer intelligence applications, financial reporting, and both customer and partner extranets.
Symphony chose Unify VISION Internet Integrator to develop the Extranet because of its high development productivity and superb database performance.
Daymon Worldwide's IT team also bases their decisions on which tools to keep on the extranet site, and which to discard, based on overall content usage reported by NetTracker.
By enabling the "email content in" feature, partners or suppliers have the option to simply email content and assets into the extranet.
Webridge is the world leader in configurable extranet portal software at innovative institutions such as Johns Hopkins University, the University of Washington, and Washington University Medical Center as well as at leading companies such as Honeywell, NCR, NEC and HSBC.
An extranet is a private network that uses the Internet protocols and the public telecommunication system to securely share part of a business's information or operations with suppliers, vendors, partners, customers, or other businesses.