Ponton X/P is a Java-based solution for B2B integration compliant with ebXML and other open standards. This set of standards and technologies replaces existing standards such as EDIFACT, which are based on text formats and leased lines, thus often proprietary and expensive. The P2P exchange of documents is the most cost efficient, reliable and safe way to end-to-end integration, resulting in significant savings in the B2B infrastructure for all parties (Total Cost of Collaboration, TCC).
Participants from various industries often find themselves facing the same problem:
Ponton has done pioneering work to solve this chicken-and-egg problem, both on the technology and on the business model and licensing side. Ponton offer an industry-wide or supply-chain-based business model, which is characterized by two main advantages:
The combination of these two factors, together with improved productivity, reduced risk of miscommunication and transparent exchange of information, all but guarantees a positive Return on Investment in less than 12 months.