SOURCE: Hubspan Inc.

Hubspan Inc.

February 09, 2011 09:00 ET

B2B Provider Hubspan Launches Customer Integration for Biotech Solution

Hubspan Leverages Hundreds of Biotechnology and Life Sciences Community Connections on Its B2B Integration Platform to Create New Industry Solution Focused on Customer Integration

CARLSBAD, CA--(Marketwire - February 9, 2011) - SciQuest NextLevel -- Hubspan, the leading B2B cloud-scale integration provider, today launched a new solution designed for biotechnology and life sciences companies. The Customer Integration for Biotech solution allows companies to extend all ERP and back-end systems across the B2B cloud for seamless integration of key business processes, such as eCommerce and eProcurement. With over 2,100 biotech and life sciences community connections on its B2B platform, including hundreds of the leading research universities and hospitals, Hubspan is the leading integration provider for organizations in this industry.

Hubspan's Customer Integration for Biotech solution provides B2B cloud integration for eProcurement and eCommerce business processes, such as:

  • Punchout integration
  • Purchase order exchange
  • Invoice exchange
  • Price and product availability calls
  • Real-time inventory checks
  • Purchase order acknowledgments
  • ASNs / shipping notifications

"Hubspan is a proven B2B integration platform for the biotech industry, and this solution leverages that expertise to provide fast, cost-effective customer integration for companies in this space," said Margaret Dawson, vice president of marketing and product management, Hubspan. "We understand the needs of this market, and with most of the leading universities and research organizations already on our network, we can implement most B2B integration processes for our biotech clients within a matter of weeks."

Hubspan supports all major applications and data formats, including SciQuest, GHX, Ariba, Oracle, SAP, NetSuite and many others, including custom forms of XML. All members of an integration community are able to work from existing systems and business rules. In addition, Hubspan moves beyond basic file exchange and data translation by providing customers with a full suite of advanced integration and security capabilities that operate at the business process level, including: end-to-end encryption, security policy mediation, data correlation, event management, business rules, business intelligence and other features. 

Companies who use the Hubspan WebSpan SaaS Integration Platform for customer integration have achieved consistent results that impact both IT and business, including:

  • 25 percent increase in revenue
  • 100 percent customer retention with integration accounts
  • 99 percent order accuracy
  • Tens of thousands of dollars in infrastructure cost savings

Hubspan made the announcement at the SciQuest NextLevel 2011 conference, one of the premier procurement shows for the biotech industry. SciQuest is a strategic Hubspan partner, and the two companies collaborate to provide industry-leading solutions for procurement and B2B integration for biotech, life sciences and other industries. Hubspan is also hosting a webinar on "Cloud-based Customer Integration for Biotech," scheduled for March 3, 2011, at 9:00 a.m. Pacific time. To register for this webcast, which will feature real-world stories of biotech organizations using B2B integration with great results, go to:

About Hubspan
Hubspan is the leading provider of cloud-scale B2B integration solutions, helping organizations streamline business processes and exchange real-time information across the B2B cloud to customers and partners. Hubspan's flagship solution is the WebSpan SaaS Integration Platform. An enterprise-class solution, WebSpan provides a flexible, secure and cost-effective way for businesses to work together, extending existing infrastructure and supporting all applications and protocols. Thousands of organizations, from small enterprises to the Fortune 500, successfully use the platform every day for real-time B2B integration. WebSpan is available in packaged integration processes, from managed file transfer, purchase order exchange, e-invoicing and punchout to full business processes, such as Supply Chain, Customer Integration, Advanced EDI and B2B eCommerce. For more information, go to or email Follow us on Twitter @Hubspan.