Implementing EDI with Azure Logic Apps

Microsoft’s serverless tools can simplify integrating EDI into your business processes

When we think about enterprise applications it’s easy to think only of the code that runs behind our firewalls, in our data centers, and in instances running on public clouds. We usually forget one of the more important aspects of modern business: connecting businesses together, securely.

Application integration lies at the heart of much business application development, constructing workflows that link business systems, sending messages between applications that may not have common APIs. There’s a lot of message and workflow architecture out there, linking older mainframes and modern systems, or connecting organizations in a supply chain.

Those supply chains underpin much of our modern industrial manufacturing processes, with workflow software providing the information that links the elements of complex just-in-time systems. They’re powerful tools that need to link any and all line-of-business systems without knowing exactly what’s at the other end of a connection.

Connecting businesses

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