IBM B2B Sterling Integrator
IBM Sterling B2B Integrator is the leading B2B product on the market for companies that need swift, reliable processing and highly scalable solution to integrate B2B/EDI processes with their trading partners. Integrator supports most of the industry standard communication protocols, helps secure your B2B network and data and achieve high availability. Integrator helps automate B2B processes across enterprises while providing governance and visibility over those processes. Product is designed to support high volume electronic message exchange and data translation. It provides the flexibility to implement complex routing and translation to interact with multiple internal applications and external trading partners. It’s security-rich features allow user-based access and meet compliance. Easy access from mobile device gives users remote tools to manage integrator from anywhere.
Integration and Transformation:
EDI (ANSI X.12, UCS X.12, UN EDIFACT, ODETTE, TRADACOMS, VDA, etc.)
EDI data validation for inbound and outbound
Business Process Management:
Graphical process modeling tool
Business process execution engine
Prioritized, scheduled and specialized processing based on trading partner relationship, time sensitivity and/or document type
Reliable EDI document delivery with data routing and data separation
Support a range of B2B Communication Protocols including: SOAP, S/FTP/S client and server, HTTP and HTTP/S, SMTP, AS1, AS2, AS3, AS4, RosettaNet, WebDAV, Zengin TCP/IP and IBM Sterling Connect:Direct.
Use policy-based file transfers.
Work with file sizes of up to 50 gigabytes.
Provide IPv6 compatibility.
Store-and-forward mailbox services
Advanced file transfer
User role-based security
Perimeter security at DMZ traversal
XML Digital Signature support
PGP Profile Manager
Lightweight Directory Access Protocol (LDAP)
Digital signature support
Secured mailboxing repository
Identity management, including authorization and authentication
Provide security-rich data transport (SSL, SFTP/SSH) and data encryption.
Grant data access and system operation via end-user roll-based policy.
Non-repudiation using the AS2 or AS3 protocol
Message- and transport-level security based on WS-Security 1.0 compliance, including WS-I Basic Profile 1.1 and Basic Security Profile 1.0
Manage and grow trading partner communities
Centralized visibility into trading partner communities
Customizable partner configuration
Intelligent onboarding with partner self-provisioning
Support processes with powerful dashboard, execution engine, and layered modeling and component reuse.
Monitoring for errors and efficiency
Average process-time monitoring
Review current system status
Customize partner configurations
Deploy digital certificates.
Reduce error rates.
Onboard intelligently with partner self-provisioning.
Trading partner onboarding through Partner Wizard
Trading partner profile creation, maintenance and change management
Community management application
Technology: JDBC, CORBA, LDAP, command line, file system, EJB, RMI, SNMP trap, JCA, IM (Instant Messaging).
Manage and monitor processes (including alerts) from a mobile device, including system status, database growth and average business-process wait time.
Run or restart failed or halted business processes.
Initiate key functions such as manage lock resolution for users and resources; initiate thread and head dumps; turn logging on/off.
Automatic event notifications via e-mail, pager or user-defined delivery mechanism
Detailed error reporting and status reporting with user-defined error messages
Diagnostic tools for checking during systems start-up and at periodic points
Manual handling option for flagged exceptions