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New Vendor Acquisition Strategies in the Enterprise Applications Field
The latest acquisitions of SSA Global indicate a new phase in the vendor's acquisition strategy and development cycle, and are furthering its goal to be number

securities arbitration  and deregistered with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). Unlike many earlier SSA Global acquisitions, Epiphany certainly cannot be categorized as providing an outdated product. In fact, the embattled CRM vendor, which now prefers to drop the dot from its official name, was famed for trying to put the e (the electronic business moniker) into CRM, and was a big name during the dot-com era. Its CRM analytics were (and arguably still are) an important part of e-commerce and e-business development.

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