Cleo Exhibits API & EDI Automation Solutions for Microsoft Dynamics 365 at Directions North America 2023 Conference in Orlando

Ecosystem Integration leader expands out-of-the-box, end-to-end integration solutions for Dynamics 365 Business Central & Supply Chain Management to enable faster time-to-market

Cleo, the pioneer and global leader of the world’s Ecosystem Integration software category and provider of the Cleo Integration Cloud (CIC) platform, today announced it is showcasing its two newest Microsoft Dynamics 365 ERP integration solutions at the Directions North America 2023 event being held April 16-19 at the Hyatt Regency Grand Cypress resort and conference center in Orlando, Florida.

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Cleo CIC Library includes end-to-end integration capabilities with two new Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central and Supply Chain Management (SCM) solutions (Graphic: Business Wire)

Cleo CIC Library includes end-to-end integration capabilities with two new Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central and Supply Chain Management (SCM) solutions (Graphic: Business Wire)

Eventgoers will find that Cleo’s product offerings clearly align with the objectives of the Directions 2023 event:

  • Empower Dynamics partners to attract new customers and raise customer satisfaction, provide new products and services, therefore increasing overall profitability.
  • Vigorously communicate product innovation, leadership, and success to the Microsoft Dynamics ecosystem.

With these thoughts in mind, at the event from Booth L3 Cleo will be showcasing its two new integration solutions for the Microsoft Dynamics 365 ERP portfolio, both of which are now part of the CIC Library.

Cleo’s two solutions dovetail neatly with Microsoft’s recent large investments in their enterprise and mid-market ERPs, namely Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central and Microsoft Dynamics 365 Supply Chain Management (SCM).

As Microsoft aims to accommodate customers’ increased expectations of agility in business operations and continued growth in direct-to-consumer (D2C) business models, IT leaders are acting with profound urgency in migrating legacy on-premise technology to the cloud. IT leaders also understand that implementing an ERP solution requires a robust B2B integration platform that supports both EDI and API capabilities to deliver successful end-to-end outcomes with their ecosystem. Unfortunately, cloud integration solutions have fallen short – until now.

With Cleo’s expanded array of out-of-the-box B2B integrations for Microsoft Dynamics Business Central and Microsoft Dynamics SCM ERPs, businesses can expedite EDI connectivity with various ecosystem entities and trading partners, such as a retailer or a customer.

About Cleo’s Connector for Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central

At the Directions event, Cleo is primarily showcasing its new Connector for Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central, a key add-on to the CIC Library. In general, CIC Connectors are designed to facilitate integration by enabling API connectivity into common endpoints, such as ERP, TMS, WMS, eCommerce, or Marketplace applications. The Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central Connector accommodates a wide variety of revenue-driving use cases, including:

About Cleo’s Microsoft Dynamics 365 SCM-to-X12 Accelerator

Cleo’s new Microsoft Dynamics 365 SCM-to-X12 Accelerator comes with prebuilt end-to-end business process logic for deploying X12 EDI between external trading partner connections and the internal Dynamics 365 SCM environment. With this no-code approach, now an integration owner merely configures the X12 EDI integration into Dynamics 365 SCM, the new Accelerator significantly reduces complexity by including:

  • Out-of-the-box business process logic for EDI X12 transactions for faster onboarding of trading partners
  • Pre-built schemas, rulesets, and business processes for easy development, deployment, execution, and testing
  • Pre-built, end-to-end integration flows for an order-to-cash cycle from order capture through invoice, including:
    • Inbound Purchase Order
    • Outbound Order Acknowledgement
    • Outbound Advance Shipment Notification (ASN)
    • And Outbound Invoice, amongst others

The new Dynamics 365 SCM Accelerator is expected to speed time-to-market by up to 4x, empowering organizations to quickly connect to EDI trading partners to expand new revenue channels or automate existing ones without worrying about the complications or knowledge of EDI.

Both of Cleo’s Dynamics 365 solutions are available to customers through Cleo’s flexible service models including self-service, managed services, or a blend of the two.

“At Directions 2023 Cleo is showcasing both of our pre-built solutions for Microsoft Dynamics 365 users at a time when automation of supply chains is paramount and companies desperately need help to improve their agility,” said Mahesh Rajasekharan, CEO of Cleo. “Now, any integration developer or IT resource can easily build EDI and API integration flows into Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central or SCM, ensuring they keep pace with today’s rapidly changing global business environment.”

This demo video explains the two new Cleo offerings in more detail. For further information about CIC Library and Cleo’s solutions fort Microsoft Dynamics 365, visit our website, or contact us to schedule a demo.

About Cleo Integration Cloud

Cleo Integration Cloud (CIC) is a cloud-based integration platform, purpose-built to design, build, operate and optimize critical ecosystem integration processes. The CIC platform brings end-to-end integration visibility across API, EDI and non-EDI integrations that gives technical and business users the confidence to rapidly onboard trading partners, enable integration between applications, and accelerate revenue-generating business processes. On the platform, businesses have the choice of self-service, managed services, or a blended approach – ensuring complete flexibility and control over their B2B integration strategy.

About Cleo

Cleo is an ecosystem integration software company focused on business outcomes, ensuring each customer’s potential is realized by delivering solutions that make it easy to discover and create value through the movement and integration of B2B enterprise data. Cleo gives customers strategic, “outside-in” visibility into the critical end-to-end business flows happening across their ecosystems of partners and customers, marketplaces, and internal cloud and on-premise applications. Our solutions empower teams to drive business agility, accelerate onboarding, facilitate modernization of key business processes, and capture new revenue streams by reimagining and remastering their digital ecosystem through robust application, B2B, and data integration technologies. For more information, visit or call +1.815.282.7695.


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