A package that includes the
basic components of Coupler to create a business workflow, an
ebXML Adapter, and a Coupler Tracker to track your
inbound/outbound documents. With Coupler AS2 Outlook you can
connect to an unlimited number of trading partners.
Coupler implements the ebXML standard for Message Services. This
defines the envelope structure and the semantics of its data
elements and attributes. Further information on ebXML can found
in the specification:
eLife Coupler allow applications of two organizations to
properly process the documents exchanged between them in ebXML.
These documents may be purchase orders, invoices, customs
declarations or insurance contracts, to name just a few
examples. An example for a sector-specific standard ebXML format
is papiNetŪ (see
While interoperability requires exact maintenance of ebXML
standard requirements between two Message Services, a high
degree of flexibility is needed to connect the Message Service
to the application software in the back-end of an organization.
Here, the Coupler interface simplicity plays an important role
in implementing this technology..