The ICE protocol, Information and Content Exchange (ICE), is a standard protocol for business-to-business( B2B). It governs the online exchange of documents between content providers and content buyers.
The ICE protocol is based on the Extensible Markup Language(XML) and supports data exchange, data updating and data control. ICE (Information and Content Exchange) uses Document Type Definition( DTD) and the Open Profiling Standard( OPS), which provides business partners with only the information that is intended for them.
The ICE protocol simplifies information exchange between business partners and supports data pools that are accessible to all parties.