Business Network

OpenText Business Network 16

Ensure compliance and accelerate time to revenue with a cloud ecosystem of interconnected trading partners

OpenText Business Network simplifies the inherent complexities in trading partner ecosystems, providing a single connection that digitizes all information flows, whether they are suppliers, customers, banks or other valued partners. As a result, customer requirements are complied with and suppliers managed, while you focus on delivering your core business objectives.

OpenText Business Network is comprised of multiple solutions, from B2B integration, community management, procure-to-pay, fax, secure messaging, and notifications, to complete B2B Managed Services solutions.

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What’s New in Release 16

Unparalleled opportunity for digital transformation across extended business communities

The OpenText Business Network offers hyper automation, pervasive integration, and deep visibility, enabling leaders in the digital economy to leverage information across their extended ecosystem. Release 16 represents a $2B investment over three years to support digital transformation. It represents how OpenText is moving beyond Information Exchange (our former name), with a new Trading Grid Analytics service, broader procure-to-pay process support, expanded trading partner enablers and new mobile interfaces that enable anywhere, anytime access.

EP2 introduces the integration of Process Suite with Business Network, enabling complex integration and services orchestration in the cloud. We’ve significantly expanded our analytics capabilities in EP2, expanding Trading Grid Analytics support for unique industry protocols, and now offering new analytics solutions for unstructured information exchange. New process alerting capabilities and expanded application mobility ensure EP2 customers are always on top of their mission critical supply chain operations.

  • Revolutionizing Fax for Healthcare

    Revolutionizing Fax for Healthcare

    Fax2Mail for Healthcare reduces the burden of paper-based and manual healthcare workflows and enables digital transformation in the healthcare industry with the only cloud fax solution built specifically for US healthcare providers.

  • Certified Integrations

    Certified Integrations

    Organizations can capitalize on significant cost and efficiency gains by automating fax-dependent business processes. With a certified connector for SAP, OpenText Fax2Mail integrates with SAP systems and facilitates the automated, secure exchange of business information.

  • Rich Supply Chain Analytics

    Rich Supply Chain Analytics

    OpenText Analytics Suite, embedded with Trading Grid, gives customers the ability to collect, store, combine, analyze and visualize data from sources outside Business Network, providing them with a more complete 360-degree view of supply chain risk and opportunities. Now expanded to support more industry and regional protocols.

  • Analytics for Enterprise Fax and Omni-Channel Messaging Solutions

    Analytics for Enterprise Fax and Omni-Channel Messaging Solutions

    Apply rich analytics to RightFax, Fax2Mail and Notifications implementations for a comprehensive view of transactions to easily access, analyze, and identify system performance, volume statistics, and message delivery information.

  • Trading Grid Web Services

    Trading Grid Web Services

    Adds custom web services to Trading Grid Shared Message Gateway for rapid onboarding of web services based integrations and applications support.

  • Anywhere, Anytime Access

    Anywhere, Anytime Access

    Supporting mobile workers on the go, Active Documents mobile interface provides end-to-end document lifecycle visibility for mission-critical supply chain transactions. The Active Orders mobile app allows suppliers to receive new order notifications, search, view status, and accept or reject orders. Buyers can search and view order status anywhere, anytime.

  • Advanced Service Orchestration

    Advanced Service Orchestration

    OpenText Process Suite, integrated with Business Network, supports advanced workflow and service orchestration—meeting today’s complex integration requirements. Process Suite in the Business Network also enables automated provisioning for trading partners who email invoices as PDF attachments. This simplifies and speeds trading partner’s setup, while extending the benefits of digital B2B to partners who are not capable of deep integration today.

  • Business Event Notification

    Business Event Notification

    A new Business Event Notification service provides real-time alerts of events - or non-events -– within your business applications such as ERP, allowing you to quickly identify issues with any mission-critical transactions and improve responsiveness to time-sensitive process requirements.

  • Trading Partner Self-Service

    Trading Partner Self-Service

    Continued expansion of self-service capabilities for trading partners that wish to self-provision their connections and integrations to OpenText Trading Grid and Active Applications. Innovations provide greater flexibility to buyers and suppliers.

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Business Network Portfolio

  • Trading Grid® Messaging Service

    Exchange business documents electronically, in both XML and EDI document standards, with any trading partner, anywhere.

  • Trading Grid Analytics

    Gain deep, rich, 360 degree insights into B2B transactions to enable more informed business decisions across your supply chain.

  • B2B Managed Services

    B2B outsourcing service that provides technical infrastructure, program management, and expertise to deliver a B2B electronic commerce solution that meets your current and future needs.

  • SWIFT Service Bureau

    A secure gateway for business-to-bank document exchange to reduce the time, costs and risk of maintaining SWIFT connectivity.

  • Intelligent Web Form

    Enables small- to medium-sized businesses to utilize electronic documents using a web browser.

  • Fax2EDI, Email2EDI

    Automate order management with any trading partner, regardless of technical capability, with solutions that convert fax and email attachments to EDI.

  • Active Applications

    A suite of cloud solutions that extend supply chain processes to your entire trading partner ecosystem.

  • BizManager

    Software family that offers a complete B2B communications gateway for messaging, mapping, transformation, tracking and auditing B2B transactions.

  • RightFax Fax Server

    Enterprise electronic fax solutions that enable you to send and receive faxes from desktop, email, back-end applications and MFP devices—delivering enhanced security and compliance.

  • Fax2Mail

    OpenText Fax2Mail is a cloud-based faxing service that allows your employees to send and receive faxes as electronic messages directly from their existing email accounts – anytime, anywhere. It eliminates the need for fax servers, fax machines, and related infrastructure, reducing fax costs while improving productivity.

  • Fax2Mail for Healthcare

    A cloud-based fax solution built specifically for US healthcare providers, Fax2Mail for Healthcare delivers an integrated platform to exchange patient information, streamlining patient care while optimizing clinical workflows.

  • Notification Services

    Delivers global customer and employee communications via a single platform for SMS, voice and email messaging.