Oxalis is the leading open-source software implementation in OpenPeppol supporting the provision of Peppol eDelivery Services (AS4) for the Peppol network. Provided below is a short introduction to Peppol and Oxalis.
Peppol and OpenPeppol is
A set of artifacts and specifications (owned and maintained by OpenPeppol). More to read: https://peppol.eu/about-openpeppol/
Enables trading partners to exchange standards-based electronic documents over the Peppol network. These documents include e-Orders, e-Advance Shipping Notes, eInvoices, eCatalogues, Message Level Responses, etc.
Peppol Access Points (i.e., Oxalis):
Connects users to the Peppol network and exchange electronic documents based on the Peppol specifications.
Buyers and suppliers are free to choose their preferred single Access Point provider to connect to all Peppol participants already on the network. (‘Connect once, connect to all’).
Peppol compliance will be the core focus for the maintenance and further development of the software components.
The Oxalis basis software and AS4 plug-in are maintained proactively to ensure that they continue to be Peppol compliant. Maintenance and further development of the library of Peppol specific building blocks will be kept open for other software implementers.
Oxalis Community is a not-for-profit organization organized under NorStella Foundation based in Norway, dedicated to the continued support and development of Oxalis, to secure Peppol compliance and value for its users.
Oxalis Community is facilitated by the foundation NorStella. It is organized according to democratic non-for-profit principles and established as an independent and autonomous part of the NorStella association with independent budgets.
The goals of Oxalis Community:
Secure sustainability and managed development of the Oxalis software
Encourage continued implementation of eProcurement using Peppol specifications.
Support innovative Peppol-based services that promotes the goal of harmonized and interoperable processes.