Managed AS2


The AS2 communication protocol enables organizations to send EDI messages quickly, securely and reliably over the internet. AS2 can be used for any type of document where EDI X12, EDIFACT and XML are the most commonly used. With Managed AS2, AS2 as a Service, organizations are completely unburdened and both sending and receiving from and to all trading partners are supported.

Copernicus advantages

  • Years of integration experience
  • Flexible and scalable solutions
  • Experience with different industries
  • Friendly company to work with

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How does communication with AS2 work?

Copernicus Managed AS2 Incoming Communication
Incoming communication

Trading partners send their messages via the Copernicus platform using the AS2 protocol. The platform verifies the messages automatically and sends them to an FTP server, from where the messages can be downloaded.


Copernicus Managed AS2 Outgoing Communication
Outgoing communication

Via managed AS2, messages are stored on an FTP server, from where they are sent directly to the right trading partner, completely according to the AS2 protocol.

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The benefits of using AS2

  • No transport costs by using Value Added Network (VAN)
  • Data is sent securely and reliably
  • Encryption ensures that data is received by the right person
  • Fast and reliable connection
  • Digital signature guarantees identity of sender and receiver
  • MDN ensures confirmation of successful transmission, decryption and verification

AS2 as a Service, Managed AS2,  facilitates and supports

For organizations that want to apply AS2, but do not have sufficient capabilities or knowledge to do so themselves, there is Managed AS2, AS2 as a service. With this solution, organizations are completely unburdened and sending and receiving messages is fully facilitated. This also ensures the continuous running of the organizations own environment or open firewall ports.

"At Copernicus, the communication lines are short and flexibility is key. We work closely with their proactive experts who we can call for support even in the middle of the night."
Hans den Hartigh, Director of Operations at Rulewave

Managed AS2 available in multiple subscription forms

Managed AS2 is available in 4 standard subscriptions: Small, Medium, Large and X-Large. Organizations with more or fewer trading partners and/or message traffic where the wishes do not seem to fit within the offered subscriptions, can contact Copernicus for the possibilities of a tailor-made subscription.

Copernicus Solutions Managed AS2 Graph subscriptions

* Connecting an additional trading partner within a subscription costs €295 once and €25 per month.

Ftp account per Trading Partner is included in the price.
Message Delivery Notifications (MDNs) are free and are not counted as a message.
PLEASE NOTE: Is there a different situation? Please contact us. Then there is the possibility to put together a customized subscription.

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