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SSA GT Beefs Up BPCS V8 Through Partnerships' Spree Part 2: Market Impact
SSA GT has mostly achieved its most imminent and important goal of enticing existing BPCS customer base to stay on their maintenance contracts. Vendors vying to

baan cognos  In another contrast to Baan or Ross, SSA GT has an inordinate scope of functionality to cover through external partnerships, as seen from the above press blitz. While the best-of-breed approach has its merits and is a necessity for some plant-level applications that ERP vendors do not typically provide (e.g., data acquisition), it inadvertently leads to additional integration costs and complicates service & support arrangements. Interfaces between disparate applications like ERP, CRM and/or e-business

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Baan And SSA GT Merge To Form A Mid-Market Empire With An ''Iron Side'' Part Three: Market Impact On SSA GT


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