OFTP / OFTP2
OFTP (Odette File Transfer Protocol): Established by Odette, the European automotive standards body, OFTP is the most prolific protocol inside Europe for the exchange of EDI data, in particular for the automotive industry, and was initially designed to work over an X.25 network.
OFTP2 (Odette File Transfer Protocol 2): This advanced version of OFTP is mainly intended for secure data exchange over the Internet, where security is enhanced by the use of encryption methods and digital certificates.
The Benefits of OFTP/OFTP2
- Transport Layer Security (TLS)
- Authentication, receipts, and non-repudiation
- Digital certificates
- File and session level encryption
- Signing (EERP/NERP)
- File compression
- Large File Transfer (Max size of 9PB)
- Checkpoint restart
- Substation mailboxes
- Easy International Exchanges
- Wide Spread Automotive Adoption
- Route Endpoint to Endpoint
Compare OFTP2 and AS2
Industry mandates directing the use of one protocol versus another often arise from the history of implementation, industry use, and market penetration. To illustrate, we’ll compare two advanced protocols, OFTP2 and AS2:
Connect to Your Trading Partners Using OFTP(S)
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- Ensure reliable and secure exchange of business documents
- Compliantly connect to thousands of OFTP-enabled companies
- Support automotive connectivity mandates for BMW, Ford, Volvo and more
Cleo's secure AS2, AS3, and ebMS 2.0 (ebXML Messaging Service) protocol connectors are fully certified by Drummond Group for interoperability and conformance, and for the reliability and security of data interchange.
Cleo offers a FIPS 140-2 Certified data encryption solution that meets the security requirements set forth by the US National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) for government agencies and other firms with technology solutions and services used in the government sector.
Cleo provides an Odette-certified OFTP2 protocol connector, ensuring reliable data interaction and the secure exchange of critical business data.
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