ECGridOS Going Mainstream

Todd Gould Developers, ECGridOS

There is always a tipping point where the game changes. ECGridOS is now there. After years of grunt work, visioning, coding, evangelizing, ECGridOS has risen above the noise. Recently, there have been contracting opportunities popping up for ECGridOS Developers and future ECGridOS Developers are seeking us out to see how they can jump on the next IT wave. Here is a …

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 …

Is ECGrid a VAN?

Todd Gould President's Letter, VANs

This is a very interesting question, as the entire future of the industry may depend on the answer. The related questions are “What is a VAN?” and “What is the difference between an EDI VAN and an EDI Service Provider?” Let’s start with the last question first as I think it is quite telling. What Is a VAN? This is …