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Vendor Defends Its Strongholds with Focused Enterprise Resource Planning Solution
Strategic Systems International (SSI) needs no special introduction to British process industries (such as consumer products manufacturers and whisky distillers

axapta vendor return  AX (formerly Navision and Axapta ), SoftBrands , SYSPRO , and so forth, in fast-response mid-market manufacturing, with the emphasis on real-time and process-centric manufacturing management. Ownership Structure Looking at the ownership structure, SSI is now a wholly owned subsidiary of publicly held Chelford Group plc, the specialist information technology (IT) solutions group headquartered in Basingstoke (UK). In August 2000, Chelford Group, a cash shell listed on the Alternative Investment Market (

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