GXS Trading Grid® Named as ‘Software-as-a-Service Product of the Year’ at Techworld Awards 2011

Sunbury, United Kingdom – July 5, 2011 – GXS™, the world’s largest business-to-business (B2B) e-commerce provider, today announced that GXS Trading Grid® was named “Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) Product of the Year” at the 2011 Techworld Awards in London last week.  GXS Trading Grid, the company’s cloud-based B2B integration platform, was recognised for its technical excellence, innovation and strong customer references.

“We are delighted that GXS Trading Grid has been named the SaaS Product of the Year,” said Bobby Patrick, Senior Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer, GXS. “Over the past few years, our customers have been consistently asking for a flexible, global integration platform that can handle all of their B2B transactions across their trading communities, including unstructured data as well as more traditional electronic invoices and purchase orders. We’ve invested over $200 million on this platform since 2004 to continually deliver on these needs and it’s fantastic to get the recognition.”

GXS Trading Grid is the largest global B2B e-Commerce platform, managing 10 billion transactions a year across 400,000 businesses, with more than 2,000 new businesses joining each month.

The annual Techworld Awards have become a major infrastructure and networking awards event in the IT industry, and recognises both products and users. The 2011 Techworld Award winners were announced at a ceremony on June 29, 2011at Dartmouth House in London. Judges included Techworld editors as well as chief technology officers and executives from Cap Gemini, Computacenter UK, IDC and the SAP and Oracle User Groups. Techworld is owned by IDG, the world’s leading technology media company that also owns International Data Corporation (IDC) and major publications such as CIO and Computerworld.

For the complete list of winners, see http://awards.techworld.com/

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 400,000 businesses, 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