Wednesday September 6, 2:48 pm Eastern Time
XMLSolutions Announces Support for XML Representation of Aerospace Industries Association (AIA) EDI Standards
XML Representation of AIA-Specific EDI Standards Requires No Data Mapping
MCLEAN, Va., Sept. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- XMLSolutions Corporation, a leading
worldwide provider of software for the development and deployment of XML-based
applications, today announced support for the translation of Aerospace
Industries Association (AIA) direct materials EDI transaction sets to XML
through the XMLSolutions Business Integration Platform 2.0.
provides the only product that supports the XML representation of AIA-specific
EDI transactions immediately at product installation.
Typically, time-consuming and highly complex data mapping is required to
link information in EDI transactions with the XML representation, but with
XMLSolutions' unique method for bi-directionally converting EDI messages to
XML, the mapping requirement is absent.
This feature delivers a 3 to 1 time-
to-market and cost savings advantage over other products, and it offers a
complete solution for EDI-to-XML translation to the 63 AIA member companies
and their thousands of business partners.
The AIA Electronic Commerce Working
Group endorsed XMLSolutions' approach to bi-directional EDI-to-XML translation
in November 1999.
``Due to the complex, legal, and highly procedural requirements of direct
materials procurement, each vertical industry group has tailored the standard
ANSI X12 and EDIFACT EDI transaction sets to meet their particular trading
The XMLSolutions Business Integration Platform offers our customers a
unique industry-specific solution for solving complex e-business challenges,''
stated Ron Shelby, CEO of XMLSolutions Corporation.
Through the diverse support of legacy applications and lack of dependence
on technical abilities of smaller business partners, the product removes
information exchange barriers, enabling access to all suppliers, buyers, and
By providing a central location for all trading partner management,
customers can reduce the time lost tracking down orders and information shared
through non-electronic means.
In addition, XMLSolutions Business Integration
Platform offers a mechanism for delivering valuable information to decision
makers managing just-in-time production and on-demand processes.
Seamless EDI Connectivity to XML Standards
The EDI-to-XML translation capabilities provided by XMLSolutions Business
Integration Platform supports all ANSI X12 and EDIFACT transaction sets and
links to existing EDI Translators from companies such as Peregrine Systems, GE
Global Exchange Services, Sterling Commerce, and TIE Commerce.
About XMLSolutions Corporation
XMLSolutions (www.xmls.com) enables secure, real-time B2B data exchange of
direct and indirect materials transactions over the Internet.
a company's XML dialect dependence, XMLSolutions removes trade barriers
enabling uniform transactions among trading partners, customers, and
Included in this offering are XML-to-XML transformations, EDI-to-
XML integration and over 3000 mission-critical, industry-specific business
XMLSolutions is headquartered in Northern Virginia's technology corridor
with offices in Atlanta; Charlotte; Chicago; New York; San Francisco;
Bangalore, India; Seoul, Korea; S. Africa; The Netherlands; Denmark; Austria;
Sweden; Switzerland; Belgium; Germany; France; Italy; Spain; and the UK.
Susan Lee-Butts XMLSolutions Sales Department
Peter Arnold Associates 877-XML-XMLS (877-965-9657)
One Hollis Street McLean, VA
Wellesley, MA 02482 firstname.lastname@example.org