Published: 10 August 2000
Analyst(s): David Boulanger
One of the fundamental requirements for either a public Independent Trading Exchange (ITE) or a private exchange is the ability--once the dating game is complete and the marriage consummates--for a transaction to be securely packaged and sent from one participant to another in a high-performance, scalable, reliable environment. Participants in the exchange should not know nor care about the source of the data or the format in which it started. Enter bTrade.com, which provides an IP-based business transaction platform to allow e-business communities to exchange data.
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