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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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Whereas an Intranet resides behind a firewall and is accessible only to people who are members of the same company or organization, an extranet provides various levels of accessibility to outsiders.
Let's take a little closer look at the extranet sites the agency developed for each of these organizations.
If this company is gunning more toward the corporate market, the extranet market, that's a fairly good strategy because they're more likely to have faster connections,'' Taulli said.
These certificates extend extranet access and authority to users based on their roles and business privileges, while the certificates ensure confidentiality and integrity of the data that users send, receive, and access.
As a baseline service, Schmidt & Peterson's extranet lets clients log in, 24 hours a day, to access current and past financial data and reports.
com customers can now deploy rich extranets to collaborate with customers and partners
by connecting them to our Secure Trading Extranet to provide reliable and secure connectivity.
The 'big five' markets comprising Japan, Hong Kong, Korea, Singapore and Australia are already well-served by telecommunications companies, financial extranet providers and investment banks for communications and trading services," said Alex Walker, Vice President, TNS Financial Markets (International).
The move to managing transactions via an extranet Web site has been prompted by a desire by buyers to reduce costs.
The Secure Trading Extranet will advance existing connectivity options in and with Bermuda.
Via the Secure Trading Extranet, participants looking to trade within the region can submit indications of interest, route orders, execute trades, access trading applications, exchanges and ECNs and carry out other FIX and non FIX-based transactions.
TNS has extended an offer for a trial use of TradingMetrics to its Secure Trading Extranet customers.