electronic data interchange

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electronic data interchange

(application, communications)
(EDI) The exchange of standardised document forms between computer systems for business use. EDI is part of electronic commerce.

EDI is most often used between different companies ("trading partners") and uses some variation of the ANSI X12 standard (USA) or EDIFACT (UN sponsored global standard).

[Electronic Commerce Dictionary].
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To comply with Wal-Mart's requirement that its suppliers adopt Applicability Statement 2 (AS2), a specific connectivity standard for facilitating electronic data interchange (EDI) over the Internet, Recochem selected Inovis' BizManager Internet EDI software.
Applicability Statement 2 is the draft specification standard by which vendor applications communicate securely EDI (any format, such as flat files or XML) over the Internet using HTTP.
As part of its initiatives to streamline communications with its supplier base, Wal-Mart required its trading partners to adopt Applicability Statement 2 (AS2), a specific connectivity standard for Internet EDI, no later than Sept.