How to set up an AS2 EDI connection

Updated by John Carl Villanueva on

Many organizations that employ electronic data interchange (EDI) in their business-to-business (B2B) transactions exchange EDI messages through the Applicability Statement 2 (AS2) protocol. EDI communications carried out over AS2 are sometimes called AS2 EDI. Known for being secure, cost effective and reliable, AS2 EDI is commonly used in automobile and manufacturing supply chains. It’s also popular in healthcare, retail and e-commerce industries.

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Topics: Tutorials, AS2, Configuration, EDI

VAN vs AS2 - Which is Better for Sending EDI Documents?

Updated by John Carl Villanueva on

There are currently two ways of exchanging EDI documents. The first involves subscribing to a third party known as a Value Added Network (VAN), while the second involves using the AS2 protocol. Sure, there might be a few other less-known options, but these two are, by far, the most widely used. But which of these two options is best for your business? Let's examine some key considerations: Cost, interoperability, trading partner onboarding, and security and control.

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Topics: JSCAPE MFT, Managed File Transfer, AS2, EDI

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