Thursday April 27, 11:34 am Eastern Time
Company Press ReleaseSOURCE:
XMLSolutions Launches Support For xCBL From Commerce One
MCLEAN, Va., April 27 /PRNewswire/ -- XMLSolutions Corporation, a
worldwide provider of strategic business-to-business, XML-based software and
services, today announced XEDI for xCBL, an out-of-the-box solution that
enables B2B e-commerce across the supply chain utilizing xCBL from Commerce
One, Inc. (Nasdaq: CMRC - news).
XMLSolutions' XEDI is the only solution that fully
supports EVERY ANSI X12 and EDIFACT document produced by major EDI Translators
from GE Global Exchange Services, Harbinger, Sterling Commerce, and SPS
xCBL, Commerce One Common Business Library, enables cross-industry
exchange of business documents such as purchase orders, invoices, product
descriptions, and shipping schedules.
The integration of XMLSolutions' XEDI
with xCBL provides every company currently utilizing EDI the ability to
connect to xCBL enabled applications like Commerce One Global Trading Web(TM)
and Commerce One MarketSite.
``The addition of support for the translation of EDI documents to xCBL will
provide every company currently using EDI the ability to rapidly link into
Commerce One's industry leading marketplaces,'' stated Kevin Kail, Chairman/CEO
``Through the integration of XEDI with xCBL, buyers and
suppliers are now able to buy and sell anytime, anywhere without re-tooling
their legacy systems.
Past IT investments are leveraged, while moving forward
with leading edge supply chain technology.''
XMLSolutions products enable companies to rapidly implement XML-based
solutions utilizing the XEDI Translator(TM), ExeterXML Server(TM), XMLZip(TM),
and the recently announced Schema Central(TM) product.
product family supports open standards and protocols such as RosettaNet, FpML,
cXML, xCBL, ebXML, EDI (X12 and EDIFACT) and Microsoft BizTalk.
XMLSolutions is committed to expanding the reach of existing EDI systems
to new and existing paper-centric trading partners.
In keeping with this
commitment, XEDI Translator delivers solutions that provide:
The Broadest Support for EDI
The XEDI Translator provides the ability to translate EVERY ANSI X12 and
EDIFACT document to XML.
The resulting XML can then be mapped to emerging XML
standards such as Commerce One Common Business Language (xCBL), RosettaNet
PIPs, Commerce XML (cXML), Financial Products Markup Language (FpML), and
Electronic Business XML (ebXML).
Expanded Trading Communities
By delivering EDI to the Internet through the use of XML, the Global 2000
are now capable of adding new partners to their supply chain that previously
were not accessible through electronic means.
Cost Reduction in Trade Transaction Processing and Fulfillment
The ability of the XEDI Translator to leverage existing EDI systems means
that the millions of dollars spent years ago to connect backend systems to EDI
systems are not thrown away, but simply expanded to include a greater realm of
New Trading Partner Opportunities for the Global 2000
With the ability to reach smaller companies electronically through a
simple web interface that requires only a web browser and a connection to the
Internet, Global 2000 companies are now capable of seeking out new trading
partners that previously were not electronically enabled due to the steep
costs of implementing EDI systems.
Sizeable Return on Investment
As a result of using XEDI Translator, companies that perform electronic
trade transactions with their non-EDI trading partners can achieve significant
``XEDI Translator unlocks data tied up in EDI systems, thus
enabling the enterprise to leverage its business-critical information for
partners, customers and the entire supply chain at Internet speed,'' said Kate
Fessenden, Research Director, Enterprise XML, Aberdeen Group, Boston, MA.
fact, XEDI Translator processes an invoice in a streamlined and automated way
that pushes the cost down by a significant factor - cost savings of up to 90%
can be realized according to some estimates.''
To rapidly link your EDI system to xCBL, please contact the XMLSolutions
Sales Team at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 1-877-434-XMLS (1-877-434-9657).
About XMLSolutions Corporation
XMLSolutions Corporation (www.xmls.com) is a leading provider of XML-based
infrastructure software and services that allow companies to achieve
enterprise-to-enterprise information integration, or E2Ei(SM).
software allows customers to aggressively leverage existing enterprise systems
to deploy new enterprise-to-enterprise information over the Internet.
XMLSolutions facilitates communication among trading partners and internal
applications such as ERP, mainframe and EDI.
XMLSolutions is headquartered in Northern Virginia's technology corridor
with offices in Atlanta; Charlotte, NC; 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.