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CEO's Letter

The New Era of EDI – Post 3/4/2014

Since I entered in the EDI industry in 1996, I have not seen a more promising time to be in this market. The GXS era was an unfortunate disruption to the natural growth of a networked market; however, under the

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ECGridOS

New Products from Loren Data

This month we have launched two new products: SuperHUBSM and VendorConnect. Both have been driven by customer demand and are directly intended to stabilize the shifting sand that is today’s EDI messaging environment. SuperHUB has been in development for some

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ECGridOS

I Built That!

One of the most common search terms we have hitting our web site is “How do I become a VAN?” Great question. There is no off-the-shelf VAN software. Each and every VAN has built their own system, designed to handle

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ECGridOS

ECGridOS v3.0 Beta Released

Lots of updates and changes for the greatly enhanced ECGrid)S v3.0. You can retrieve the WSDL at https://ecgridos.net/v3.0/beta/ecgridos.asmx. Lots of enhancements, optimizations and new functionalities have been added. Especially interesting are: AS2 and Certificate related functions to support our new integrated AS2

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AS2/AS4

AS2: Part 2 – Best Practices

Learn more aboutAS2 in the Cloud This last year the EDI community has shown a substantial increasing interest in AS2. But what exactly is AS2? This is the second in a multipart series to examine AS2 and what it means

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AS2/AS4

AS2: Part 1 – What Is It?

Learn more about AS2 in the Cloud This last year the EDI community has shown a substantial increasing interest in AS2. But what exactly is AS2? This is the first in a multipart series to examine AS2 and what it

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CEO's Letter

In the Most Interesting Places

When traveling around the world, you never know who you are going to meet in the most interesting places. Last week found me on business in Nice, France. Not a bad place to relax while “doing” EDI. I happened upon

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CEO's Letter

Loren Data Is Where the Developers Hang Out

It has been a busy time here, working on all sorts of new features for ECGridOS; and all the hard work is starting to pay off. ECGridOS is where all the next generation EDI developers are coming to hang out!

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CEO's Letter

Laughing at Ourselves

I don’t know who created this, but this is a must view for anyone who has ever touched EDI or “driven” a VAN. My hat’s off to you EDIcommunity! Todd Gould President Loren Data Corp.  

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CEO's Letter

Watching the Data Go By

I’ve been running an EDI VAN since 1996. From those first days of watching data move across the system I’ve been mesmerized. Every day people buy food, products, clothes, cars, etc. and they have no idea about the Data Dance

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CEO's Letter

To Build or To Buy, That Is the Question

Since I started developing software professionally in 1983, the build or buy question has been part of my business. “Off-the-Shelf or Custom Programming” was the original hurdle for me to cross to make a sale. These days it is the

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