Sometimes, the enterprise applications market can produce many strange twists and turns, in addition to being tough for all and even cruel to some. The tale of Marcam, Baan, and SSA Global, whose paths have crossed, parted, and crossed once again since the early 2000s, might be an object case.
(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 ICL 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