ERP Software optimizes order entry process and security.

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Suited for high volume, process, repetitive manufacturing and distribution, SSA ERP(LX) is built and optimized for IBM® System i and leverages IBM WebSphere® for integration and adoption of SSA Open Architecture. Order entry process features thin user interface that minimizes keystrokes, facilitating navigation. For security, users can segregate company, facility, and warehouse data within single installation while allowing full visibility across enterprise.

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SSA Global(TM) Introduces New Release of SSA ERP(LX)(TM) to Enhance Functionality for High-Volume Manufacturing and Distribution

CHICAGO, June 7 -- SSA Global (NASDAQ:SSAG), a leading global provider of enterprise business software and services, today announced the general availability of a strategic enhancement to SSA ERP(LX)(TM), its flagship enterprise resource planning (ERP) solution for high volume, process, repetitive manufacturing and distribution.

The new release extends the capabilities of SSA ERP(LX) to include more flexible, streamlined order-to-cash processing, improved security and other core ERP enhancements. In addition, the upgraded release adds new vertical industry functionality to help companies in life sciences, consumer package goods, food and beverage and general manufacturing cost effectively respond to their customers' demands.

Enhancements to SSA ERP(LX) represent a key milestone in the SSA Global(TM) strategy to provide its customers easy and direct upgrade paths to the company's modernized solutions. SSA ERP(LX) provides a direct upgrade path for current users of SSA BPCS(TM) and SSA PRMS 8.4.

"The new release of SSA ERP(LX) is the latest in a series of strategic product deliveries that help protect our customers' investment in SSA Global solutions by providing easy and direct upgrade paths to the latest in ERP functionality," said Cory A. Eaves, chief technology officer, SSA Global. "With the general availability of upgrades for SSA ERP(LX) and for SSA ERP(LN)(TM) earlier this year, we've delivered significant enhancements to our two flagship ERP solutions."

SSA ERP(LX) has been built and optimized for the IBM(R) System i and leverages IBM WebSphere(R) for integration and the adoption of SSA Open Architecture, SSA Global's enablement of a service-oriented architecture.

Among the enhancements in SSA ERP(LX) is a redesigned order entry process, featuring a thin user interface that enhances productivity by minimizing key strokes, simplifying navigation and providing a more intuitive process flow.

With the upgrade to SSA ERP(LX), customers have access to more capable and flexible security features. For example, the enhanced security features enable customers to completely segregate company, facility and warehouse data within a single installation of the solution while allowing full visibility across the enterprise.

SSA Global also is delivering on its strategy to provide vertical industry functionality for customers in its targeted industries. Included among the enhancements are capabilities to improve order entry, labor and machine utilization, back order management and work-in-process quality management.

About SSA Global
SSA Global (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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