New PIDX-ready Version Enables Mass Adoption of Electronic Document Exchange Between Trading Partners
Paris, France and Sunnyvale, CA, March 25, 2008 - (BUSINESS WIRE) - Amalto Technologies today announced the release of its latest version
of its b2box solution for the oil and gas industry. Amalto’s b2box is a software appliance that enables B2B transactions with trading partners and
automates the exchange of business documents. This new release leverages the PIDX standards (Petroleum Industry Data Exchange) developed by the oil
and gas industry and widely adopted throughout the industry, to address the exchange of business documents between large oil and gas corporations and
their network of suppliers.
The PIDX b2box will allow suppliers of the O&G industry to easily transact with their various customers using PIDX documents, supported by a variety of transport protocols including Rosetta Net and AS2. For example, the PIDX b2box can handle invoice document and attach field tickets, a standard practice in the industry.
CEO Jean-Pierre Foehn stated, “Amalto is very pleased to offer this solution to the oil and gas industry. Amalto’s PIDX-ready b2box allows midsize suppliers to enable B2B transactions with their trading partners very quickly, while providing back-office integration.”
Amalto customers include large, multi-nationals such as Quadrem in the supply-chain sector, Total and BAPCO in the petroleum industry, Rio Tinto and Imerys in the mining and natural resource sector, BNP Paribas in financial services and many more. By automating the exchange of business documents with all suppliers, Amalto’s affordable and unique product suite helps reduce operating costs, bring more spend under management and enable a larger percentage of organizations’ supply base; regardless of data format, protocol or business document type.
Amalto is a leading provider of data management products for the enterprise and B2B electronic exchanges with a suite of innovative products. Xtentis MDM leverages XML modeling and storage as well as a Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA) to create and operate the enterprise master data repository enabling data synchronization across multiple systems while improving corporate efficiency and productivity. b2box is a ready-to-use software appliance that facilitates fast and accurate data exchange between buyers and suppliers in B2B trading exchanges regardless of data format, protocol or business document type. Amalto has a strategic partnership with Ariba to enable supplier back-end integration through b2box, with the more than 160,000 suppliers transacting within the Ariba Supplier Network. Amalto’s b2een enables trading communities and exchanges through a SaaS model. More information is available at www.amalto.com or by calling + 1 713-965-0227