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.
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 offerings are used by more than 13,000 customers, some of which represent market-leading companies, in over 90 countries. Based on SSA Global's temporary acquisition hiatus of several months following the EXE acquisition in the second half of