A decade ago or so, there were three leading enterprise data interchange (EDI) and business-to-business (B2B) network integration providers: Sterling Commerce, Inovis, and GXS. While the latter two merged under GXS in the mid 2000s, Sterling Commerce is now a part of IBM’s Smarter Commerce initiative.
Now, OpenText, a provider of enterprise information management (EIM)software, has announced
platform, the GXS Trading Grid , eliminates the ongoing complexities and costs of do-it-yourself B2B integration. GXS Managed Services enables customers to offload complex B2B e-commerce requirements to GXS, resulting in improved customer satisfaction, increased revenue, and lower total cost of operations. OpenText upon closing of the transaction expects to serve more than 80,000 customers and support approximately 16 billion annual transactions in the cloud. This could be a brilliant move for OpenText,