Todd Gould to Speak at NEECOM

Todd Gould EDI, Press Release

On May 11, 2016, Todd Gould will present The Next 20,000 Hubs at the NEECOM Spring 2016 conference in Westborough, MA. The EDI relationship has frequently been characterized as a Hub & Spoke model, and we have seen major companies (often referred to as 800lb gorillas) dictating EDI to their vendors and suppliers. The future growth of EDI depends on …

New Products from Loren Data

Todd Gould ECGridOS, EDI, Featured, VANs

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 time and is a natural extension of ECGrid, enhanced for major EDI Hub end-users. Not just another VAN, SuperHUB is …

I Built That!

Todd Gould ECGridOS, EDI, VANs

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 standard (X12, EDIFACT, TRADACOM, etc.) and non-standard EDI data. And for the sake of this argument I will also include …

ECGridOS v3.0 Beta Released

Todd Gould ECGridOS, EDI

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 hosting system. Persistent storage of data attached to various ECGridOS objects. Pricelists, Contracts and Invoicing functions (still in progress) Please follow …

AS2: Part 1 – What Is It?

Todd Gould AS2, CEO's Letter, EDI

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 means going forward to the EDI industry. If you want all the historical and technical information on AS2, then I …

In the Most Interesting Places

Todd Gould CEO's Letter, EDI, Humor, Interconnects, VANs

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 one Penny Vanderbilt. Not likely the long lost third cousin fifth removed of Gloria, but quite an interesting bird, herself. …