Fujitsu, SSA to Deliver More Power for Enterprise Resource Planning

9/23/2003 - Fujitsu Software Corporation announced a strategic alliance with SSA Global TechnologiesTM, Inc. (SSA GTTM) to bring powerful workflow capabilities to SSA enterprise resource planning (ERP) customers worldwide. Under terms of the agreement, SSA GT will use Fujitsu Software’s Interstage® i-FlowTM business process management (BPM) software to workflow-enable its ERP applications, and Fujitsu Software will work with SSA GT to facilitate the integration and educate the company’s global sales force. SSA GT plans to market the integrated solutions to its customers, which today number 16,000 organizations around the globe. The strategic alliance will allow SSA to address growing customer demand for best-in-class workflow capabilities while enabling Fujitsu Software to extend its penetration in the manufacturing and healthcare markets.

“Our customers are demanding powerful workflow capabilities for streamlining their business processes in order to reduce expenses and better service customers,” said Cory Eaves, vice president of solutions management and solutions research, SSA GT. “With the Interstage i-Flow BPM product from Fujitsu Software, we can now deliver to our customers integrated solutions combining proven, world-class workflow with the comprehensive business management functionality delivered by our industry-leading software.”

Interstage i-Flow is the first Java-based and only 100% browser-based business process management solution, allowing for seamless integration with Web-based systems. Its intuitive graphical user interface enables customers to easily build workflow applications according to their specific needs. Interstage i-Flow is highly customizable and can be tailored to meet customers' unique requirements, enabling them to reduce operating expenses and improve productivity, efficiency, and time to market.

“The comprehensive portfolio of ERP solutions from SSA GT provides a strategic complement to the proven, robust workflow capabilities of our Interstage i-Flow BPM software,” said Robert Sepanloo, vice president, sales and marketing, Fujitsu Software Corporation. “Together, SSA GT and Fujitsu Software have a tremendous opportunity to address the growing demand of organizations worldwide to optimize their business processes to increase customer satisfaction, gain competitive advantage, and boost the bottom line.”

About SSA Global Technologies
SSA Global Technologies, Inc. is a leading provider of extended enterprise resource planning (ERP) solutions for manufacturing, services, and public organizations worldwide. In addition to core ERP applications, SSA GT offers a full range of practical integrated extended solutions including corporate performance management, customer relationship management (CRM), supply chain management and supplier relationship management. Headquartered in Chicago, SSA GT has 121 worldwide offices serving more than 16,000 customers that represent market-leading companies in over 90 countries. For additional information, visit the SSA GT web site at

About Fujitsu Software Corporation
Fujitsu Software Corporation, based in San Jose, California, is part of the Fujitsu Limited (TSE:6702 : family. Fujitsu Software Corporation leverages Fujitsu’s international scope and expertise in developing and providing information technology solutions. Fujitsu Software Corporation’s products include the INTERSTAGE® e-business platform and NetCOBOL®. The INTERSTAGE i-Flow Business Process Management engine empowers enterprises to manage business processes and business process change. To learn more about Fujitsu Software Corporation, visit

SSA Global Technologies and SSA GT are trademarks of SSA Global Technologies, Inc. Interstage is a registered trademark and i-Flow is a trademark of Fujitsu Limited and Fujitsu Software Corporation.

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