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Upgrading to IDX’s New Tier 1 EDI Service Solution

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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EDI Expert Video Series 3.0 Episode 7: Standards & Why your partners’ docs can still be different

In EDI Expert Video Series 3.0, IDEA's B2B EDI Solutions Manager Tom Guzik continues to explore the ins and outs of EDI. Intended as a guide to small IT teams making big decisions and changes, this series answers questions about various aspects of EDI implementation, integration, and maintenance. In this episode, we explain why, while there are standards, your trading partners' documents can still be different.

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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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