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Data Formats and Communication Protocols

Technology standards and protocols

Critical technology standards and protocols are available in Vantage Point EDI and through Data Masons’ partnership with Cleo Communications. Document translations, data transformation and security drive the movement of critical business information.

Data Masons fully supports the following data formats, communication protocols and security standards. In addition, Vantage Point EDI can integrate with virtually any communications application via local file folder integration. If you do not see your protocol or data format below, please contact Data Masons Sales and we will advise you as to whether or not it can be supported.

Data formats

  • X12
  • Tradacoms
  • Odette
  • VDA
  • XML
  • cXML
  • RosettaNet
  • RosettaNet RNIF2.0
  • GS1 GSD
  • ASCII delimited
  • ASCII fixed length
  • Microsoft SQL
  • Microsoft ODBC
  • Pervasive SQL
  • Btrieve
  • Microsoft Dynamics AX AIF
  • Microsoft Dynamics GP eConnect
  • Microsoft Dynamics NAV XML


  • FTP
  • SFTP
  • HTTP
  • HTTP/S
  • AS1
  • AS2
  • SHA-2
  • Drummond-Certified AS2, AS3, and ebXML
Little or no source code changes needed for tight integration
No document or transaction fees
Professional and courteous service from EDI experts
Low risk setup and cost-effective EDI solution
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