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ion-AS4 has passed CEF eDelivery conformance tests


As part of the AS4EDI2020 project, Ionite has developed ion-AS4, a new software library that implements AS4, to make both ion-AP and ion-SMP conformant to the CEF eDelivery AS4 Profile.

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Ionite AS4EDI2020 project update


Ionite has completed the first version of our AS4 implementation as part of the AS4EDI2020 project.

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Ionite has joined the AS4EDI2020 consortium


Ionite is proud to announce its partnership in the AS4EDI2020 project. The goal of AS4EDI2020 is to upgrade eDelivery solutions (Access Points), thereby making eDelivery more available to trading entities in both the public and the private sector across Europe.

Analysis of the differences between NLCIUS/SI-UBL 2.0 and PEPPOL BIS 3 invoices


The two most widely used document formats for e-invoicing in the Netherlands are NLCIUS/SI-UBL 2.0, which implements the business rules of the NLCIUS, and Peppol BIS 3.

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A PEPPOL (technical) primer


This is an very short technical overview of PEPPOL, and how parties to connect to the PEPPOL network and exchange business documents. To fully discuss all the ins and outs of everything PEPPOL goes beyond the scope of this article, but it should give you a very general view of the main components that are involved.

From a very high viewpoint, PEPPOL defines two core concepts: how to format documents so that they can be processed automatically, and how to exchange those documents between senders and receivers.

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Default trusted root certificates and the Peppol policy for Transport Security


If you are running a PEPPOL Access Point for the exchange of business documents such as electronic invoices, you may be aware that there are certain requirements regarding transport-level security. What you might not be aware of, however, is that a number of implementations do not fullfill these requirements without additional system-level configuration changes.

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