Value Added Network (VAN) Services

Commport Value Added Network Services


The Commport VAN is privately owned and operated, with established relationships and interconnects with all major VAN service providers, which enables us to forward your documents without delays or additional costs. 

With a simple connection to Commport’s VAN, you can transmit and exchange EDI documents whenever and wherever you do business.

We exceed industry standard security to insure your data is protected. You can remain confident that your documents are being sent through a secure and reliable network.

Commport’s support services are what sets us apart from the competition. With proactive experts in network monitoring, VAN migrations and support services to help meet your connectivity needs with an impeccable network uptime record.

Beyond transmitting your data with the highest levels of security and accuracy, Commport offers a complete range of value-added network services which include mailbox, secure and managed communications options, carbon copies, track and trace, and more.

We guarantee the lowest price with the highest level of service and accountability available.

Here is the list of Value Added Network Services,

  1. Dedicated mailbox setup
  2. EDI via SFTP communication setup & testing
  3. EDI via AS2 communication setup & testing
  4. EDI via FTP communication setup & testing
  5. VAN new trading partner setup & testing– Direct connect

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Commport Value Added Network Services

Dedicated Mailbox Setup

Commport offers a secure and dedicated mailbox for each client which can be used to send and receive EDI messages 24/7.

Benefits of Mailbox

  • Flexible payment options
  • No “extra charges” – Just a low mailbox fee and the kilo character rate
  • No storage charges
  • 24/7 live customer support
  • Multiple communication options including AS2 / FTP /SFTP
  • Add unlimited low-cost sub mailboxes

Secure File Transfer Protocol or SFTP is a network protocol that provides file access, file transfer, and file management over any reliable data stream.

SFTP can securely transfer files large and small, over the internet. It builds on the File Transfer Protocol (FTP) and includes Secure Shell (SSH) security components.

Benefits of SFTP

Security: Single secure connection and encryption to protect data in transit

Firewall friendly: No need for client-side firewall access providing for simplified firewall configuration.

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AS2 stands for Applicability Statement 2 and it is one of the most popular methods for transporting B2B EDI (Electronic data interchange) documents from one organization to another.

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FTP is a protocol enabling connectivity via a TCP/IP network, such as the internet, to transfer files between two parties. FTP is one of the oldest, most highly used, and most well-proven communications protocols. 

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Commport Offers Flexible Paying Options

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Trading Partner Direct Connections.

Rely on Commport for all your communications requirements!

Your varied trading partners may require the use of an array of communications options; FTP, AS2, SFTP, VAN. Partnering with Commport enables you to focus on your business, leaving the technical communications to experts in that field: Commport.

Commport can establish a single connection between you and the Commport Network and then Commport can manage all connectivity with your partners. This enables you to rely on one proven connection while also responding to and supporting your trading partners’ various requirements.

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