GXS Trading Grid® shortlisted for ‘Software-as-a-Service’ Product of the Year at TechWorld Awards 2011

Sunbury, United Kingdom  – June 27, 2011 – GXS™, a leading provider of business-to-business (B2B) e-commerce solutions, has been named as a finalist at the TechWorld Awards 2011 with the GXS Trading Grid® cloud integration platform shortlisted in the Software-as-a-service (SaaS) category. These awards recognise products which offer end-users real value for money by combining technical excellence and innovation with improved business efficiencies. GXS Trading Grid was shortlisted for its high performance, usability and value for money alongside outstanding customer references. The winner will be announced at an awards ceremony on the 29th June held at Dartmouth House, Mayfair, London.

The shortlist nomination highlighted that GXS Trading Grid is regarded as the largest global B2B e-Commerce platform serving over 400,000 businesses including 75% of the Fortune 500 and that a further 2000 new businesses are joining GXS Trading Grid on average each month.  Highlighting performance and innovation within the IT industry, the TechWorld Awards have firmly established themselves as the major infrastructure and networking awards event in the IT calendar.

What: TechWorld Awards 2011
When:   29 June, 2011
Where:   Dartmouth House, Mayfair, London
Category:    Software-as-a-Service Category

“I am delighted that GXS Trading Grid has been recognised by TechWorld” said Bobby Patrick, Senior Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer, GXS, “The TechWorld Awards are widely respected within the technology industry and this nomination really highlights the role that GXS Trading Grid plays in eliminating the ongoing complexities and costs of do-it-yourself B2B integration for companies across the globe.”

About GXS:
GXS is a leading integration services provider and operates the world’s largest integration cloud, GXS Trading Grid®.  Our software and services help more than 40,000 companies, including 75 percent of the Fortune 500 and 23 of the top 25 supply chains, extend their partner networks, automate receiving processes, manage electronic payments, and improve supply chain visibility.  GXS Managed Services, our unique approach to improving B2B integration operations, combines GXS Trading Grid with our process orchestration services and global team to manage a company’s multi-enterprise processes.  Based in Gaithersburg, Maryland, GXS has direct operations in 20 countries, employing more than 2,000 professionals.  To learn more, see http://www.gxs.co.uk, read our blog at http://blogs.gxs.com, follow us on Twitter at http://twitter.com/gxs and join us on LinkedIn at http://www.linkedin.com/company/gxs.

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Media Contact:
Denise Oakley                                                
Marketing Programmes International, GXS                   
Tel: +44 (0) 1932 776408 / +44 (0) 7768 537 481     
denise.oakley@gxs.com