Boeing Signs Multi-year Contract with SSA Global

SSA ERP products continue as core enterprise resource planning solution for Boeing Commercial Airplanes

CHICAGO - March 29, 2006 - SSA Global(TM) (NASDAQ: SSAG), a leading global provider of enterprise business software and services, today announced that The Boeing Company (NYSE: BA) has contracted with SSA Global to use products from the SSA ERP application suite as the enterprise resource planning solution for the Boeing Commercial Airplanes business unit.

Under the five-year software and services renewal agreement signed in the first quarter of fiscal year 2006, SSA Global will continue to provide Enterprise Resource Planning software that supports Boeing's lean manufacturing and supply chain objectives.

"We renewed the agreement with SSA Global for use of the SSA ERP products because they provide modern manufacturing functionality supporting Boeing's continued delivery of the world's most efficient and reliable aircraft," said Dave Fennell, vice president of Information Technology for The Boeing Company.

"The continued relationship between SSA Global and Boeing is a proof point in the success we're having developing ERP functionality that meets our customers long-term needs," said Graeme Cooksley, executive vice president, SSA Global. "By delivering a solution that combines low total cost of ownership with advanced ERP capabilities, we're confident we can help companies of all sizes achieve their objectives for cost-effective manufacturing and supply chain collaboration."

SSA ERPLN provides order-driven manufacturing companies advanced flexibility and functionality, including true lean-based manufacturing, improved freight management and comprehensive field services capabilities. SSA ERPLN is an open systems solution that embeds specific solution templates for several vertical industries, including aerospace & defense, automotive, high technology and electronics and industrial machinery and equipment.

About Boeing

With a heritage that mirrors the first 100 years of flight, The Boeing Company provides products and services to customers in 145 countries. Boeing has been the premier manufacturer of commercial jetliners for more than 40 years and is a global market leader in military aircraft, satellites, missile defense, human spaceflight, and launch systems and services. Total company revenues for 2005 were $54.8 billion.

About SSA Global
SSA Global(TM) (NASDAQ: SSAG) is a leading provider of enterprise business software for mid-sized and large organizations, primarily in select manufacturing, consumer and services industries. The company's software solutions include enterprise resource planning, financial management, human capital management, corporate performance management, customer relationship management, product lifecycle management, supply chain management and supplier relationship management. Headquartered in Chicago, SSA Global has over 50 locations worldwide and its product offerings are used by customers in over 90 countries. For additional information, visit the SSA Global web site at

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