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tED Magazine - Better Data Better Warehouse

  • 24 Jan 2017
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The best way to ensure the data in your business system matches the data in the suppliers' systems is by accessing manufacturer data through a single, centralized source, like IDEA's Industry Data Warehouse.

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Migrating to IDX’s New Tier 1 EDI Service Solution

  • 12 Jan 2017

SFTPforIDXIf you are an Industry Data Exchange (IDX) subscriber, you likely connect your current Enterprise Resource Package (ERP) or Order Management System (OMS) to the IDX using one of the following connections: File Transfer Protocol (FTP) or Secure File Transfer Protocol (SFTP). Here, we take a look at the difference between the two and explore why IDEA prefers SFTP.

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IDEA Dictionary: What is a VAN?

When dealing with data, and all related terminology, you may feel like you’re trying to speak a foreign language. In the interest of keeping things clear and simple, we will introduce commonly-used terms in our IDEA Dictionary series to help you navigate the data shorthand and learn the lingo. This week, we bring you: Value-Added Network (VAN).

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