SSA Global seems to be doing some proper thinking while continuing to acquire new software companies. Recent unification of its broadening collection of supply chain management (SCM) solutions under the SSA SCM brand and formation of a specialized Strategic Solutions division--which also includes other extended enterprise capabilities, such as customer relationship management (CRM), product lifecycle management ([PLM), and more—are both aimed at nurturing existing customers while attracting new prospects with products that exceed far beyond mere enterprise resource planning (ERP) capabilities.
(Yet) Another Acquisition ), Baan , Elevon , and Ironside Technologies (see Baan And SSA GT Merge To Form A Mid-Market Empire With An ''''Iron Side'''' ), Infinium Software (see Is SSA GT Betting Infini(um)tely On Acquisitions? ), interBiz , the former e-Business division of Computer Associates (see CA Unloads interBiz Collection Into SSA GT''s Sanctuary ) and MAX International (see SSA Acquires MAX Hoping To Leap From Its MIN ). As a result, the vendor now has 121 locations worldwide and its product