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OpenText Acquires GXS: Will Content and Process Management Enrich EDI?
A decade ago or so, there were three leading enterprise data interchange (EDI) and business-to-business (B2B) network integration providers: Sterling Commerce

direct edi  is mainly about high-volume direct materials and packaging for a relatively small number of large manufacturers (that are probably SAP ERP users as well). Ariba is more focused on indirect procurement (with some dabbling in direct materials) for a large number of users. If anything, the recent change of ownership might allow some big GXS customer to give Ariba a chance in direct materials.

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