/PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Advant-e Corporation (OTC Bulletin Board: ADVC), through its wholly owned operating subsidiaries Edict Systems, Inc. and Merkur Group, Inc. announced today that Oracle Corporation has certified the on-demand Electronic Data Interchange solution jointly developed by Merkur and Edict.
Through its Integration Validation Program, Oracle certifies select applications in order to provide its customers with standards-based product integrations tested and validated by Oracle. Oracle and PeopleSoft customers benefit from improved risk management and smoother upgrade capability, leading to lower cost of ownership and greater overall satisfaction.
Merkur Group provides the most widely installed PeopleSoft-integrated fax and e-mail solution which allows customers to seamlessly send and receive documents from within PeopleSoft. Edict Systems is a recognized leader of Internet-based EDI solutions, enabling companies to connect, integrate, manage, validate, and expand supply chain trading communities.
Merkur's PeopleSoft connector provides secure delivery of PeopleSoft Purchase Order data to Edict's EnterpriseEC® service for translation into EDI data and delivery via AS2, Secure FTP, or via traditional Value Added Networks. The connector also provides visibility of delivered transactions within PeopleSoft and insertion of received transactions, such as Purchase Order Acknowledgements and Invoices, into PeopleSoft via the PeopleSoft Integration Broker.
In addition to providing hosted data translation and delivery of EDI documents via EnterpriseEC®, Edict's solutions also include:
- Supplier Onboarding – Hub & Spoke ramping services which include Testing & Certification services for EDI-capable suppliers combined with Edict's industry leading web-based solution for small and medium-size suppliers providing optimal supplier participation.
- Real-time Data Validation – ValidateEC is a hosted business rule engine that assures data integrity by providing remote document exception handling based on user-defined business rules. Only data that has been validated is passed to PeopleSoft for integration.
These services and solutions improve business practices by reducing paper-based transactions and the number of errors associated with manual document processing and by dramatically increasing the number of suppliers who can conduct business electronically. It also allows companies to focus on their core business and high priority IT projects by reducing the internal resources needed to successfully maximize the value of a fully connected and integrated supply chain.