IBM Sterling B2B
Collaboration Network

Benefits and Capabilities

A True Value Added Network (VAN)

The benefits of the IBM Sterling B2B Collaboration Network include:

Increased responsiveness With greater access and visibility into files, problems can be diagnosed and resolved quickly and efficiently with a value added network.
Increased automation Even smaller trading partners can design their processes to be more collaborative while increasing automation.  This provides a better level of consistency and reliability for all parties.
Increased delivery Because files are delivered very quickly on the network, authorized users can react faster and expedite processes more efficiently.
Increased visibility You can review processes and documents at the entire supply chain level, giving you the opportunity to measure and define the best processes for your business and for your trading partners
Increased disaster recovery The cloud infrastructure has state-of-the-art disaster recovery capabilities to ensure your systems remain stable and reliable
Increased data integrity From the best in security standards to world class firewalls and encryption processes, your data will remain safe and secure on the network
Decreased costs By expanding your collaboration practices and gaining better visibility into processes, your business will realize reduced operational costs while increasing customer satisfaction, service quality and productivity through a value added network.

Your Partner for IBM Sterling Solutions

Lightwell is an IBM Gold Partner that can bring you the IBM Sterling B2B Collaboration Network along with a wealth of business expertise.

With our technical and business knowledge, you can realize additional benefits from a value-added network implementation such as:

  • Industry benchmarks to use for key performance measures
  • Best in class business processes derived from real world implementations
  • Reduced total cost of ownership (TCO) for your project
  • Technical configuration, software design, architecture, networking and hardware skills that are among the best in the business
  • Superior project management leadership to ensure your project finishes on time and on budget

Contact the team at Lightwell to find out more about B2B collaboration and how your business could benefit.