SSA Global

SSA Global

(SSA Global Technologies, Inc., Chicago, IL www.ssaglobal.com) A leading provider of extended enterprise resource planning (ERP) solutions for manufacturing, services, and public organizations worldwide. The company was founded in 1981 as System Software Associates, Inc. and restructured in 2000 as SSA Global. Its flagship product, BPCS (Business Planning and Control Software), is widely used in the manufacturing sector. In recent years, SSA Global assimilated several competing and complementary products/companies including MasterPiece, PRMS, MAX International, Baan, Ironside Technologies, Elevon and EXE Technologies. In 2006, leading ERP software provider Infor acquired SSA Global. See GEAC.
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"With this combined hardware and software solution from SSA Global, IBM and our partners, discrete hybrid manufacturers can significantly reduce the time and cost of implementing an ERP solution on a state-of-the-art technology platform," said Graeme Cooksley, executive vice president, SSA Global.
Recently, some of the bigger fish have been targets, including Open Harbor (bought by TradeBeam); Arzoon (acquired by SSA Global); TradePoint (bought by Kewill Solutions); NextLinx (acquired by Management Dynamics); and Vastera (bought by JPMorgan Chase).
SSA Global (Nasdaq: SSAG), a provider of enterprise business software and services, announced on Wednesday (29 March) that it has entered into a new contract with The Boeing Company (NYSE: BA).
SQUASH: Defending champion John White lost 11-7 4-11 4-11 6-11 to Australia's David Palmer in the quarter-finals of the SSA Global Windy City Open in Chicago.
One of those companies, SSA Global Technologies, built from the rump of the old and failing SSA, is a shining example of what can be done.
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Not necessarily, says Guillermo Cueli, general director for SSA Global Mexico.
"It is that very large category of 'other' on the market share chart that currently collectively represents intense competition and innovation," he said, identifying Lawson Software Inc, SSA Global Technologies Inc (Baan) and Geac Computer Corp Ltd.
and its subsidiaries Baan International B.V., Baan Development B.V., Baan USA Inc and Baan's new owner SSA Global Technologies Inc regarding a terminated ERP project.
Mid-market application vendor SSA Global Technologies Inc is currently in talks to acquire seven more companies as it aims to follow up its purchase of Baan Company NV with a flurry of takeover activity to take its revenue to over $1bn and its customer base to more than 20,000 within a year.