SSA Global (NASDAQ: SSAG), a leading provider of extended enterprise solutions and services, today announced that it has won the Platinum Partner Award from Cognos, its partner for delivering corporate performance management (CPM) solutions to customers worldwide. This award recognizes partners for their roles in Cognos ongoing sales success worldwide. Partners are recognized for their success with the Cognos solution based on understanding of the technology, sales performance, and value-add.
SSA Global has standardized on Cognos tools for its corporate performance management solution and works closely with Cognos on CPM development, sales and support.
We are pleased to honour SSA Global not only for its high level of success, but also for helping customers derive value and benefits from our solutions. As one of the top revenue contributors in our channel organization, SSA Global is a strategically important partner and vital to our continued success, said Ben Plummer, vice president, Global Partner Development, Cognos. Our partnership with SSA Global is giving companies a compelling reason to buy a corporate performance management solution rather than building the solution internally.
By tightly integrating its applications with the Cognos tools, SSA Global is able to offer customers a new level of functionality, integration and pre-defined content to address their CPM requirements, said Cory Eaves, chief technology officer. Our strategic alliance with Cognos gives us a powerful advantage in the marketplace.
The winners were announced at the Partner Awards ceremony held this week at the Global Partner Summit as part of Cognos Forum 2005.