Software AG’s webMethods 9.0 with the industry’s first In-memory enabled ESB on the market

  Software AG’s webMethods 9.0 with the industry’s first In-memory enabled ESB
  on the market

The latest release of the webMethods platform allows customers to integrate
cloud, mobile, Big Data and social technologies together in one platform,
released in Q2

  *Cloud: The new webMethods CloudStreams product extends Software AG’s
    independent and vendor neutral integration layer to any Cloud based
    application such as, allowing any cloud to anything
  *Mobile: The launch of the webMethods Mobile Suite allows customers to
    fully utilize mobile opportunities for their business applications based
    on the highest security standards
  *Social collaboration: The new webMethods Infostreams provides social
    collaboration features around business events allowing for collaborative
    knowledge sharing
  *In-Memory: webMethods uses Terracotta BigMemory, a leading in-memory
    product, providing unparalleled scalability and ease of use for large
    documents and thousands of integration points

CeBIT 2013

Business Wire

RESTON, Va. & HANOVER, Germany -- March 5, 2013

Software AG today announced the Q2 shipping of webMethods 9.0, a major update
to its webMethods product suite. webMethods 9.0 focuses on integrating Big
Data from any source, applications from the Mainframe to the cloud, and
provides unparalleled support for mobile devices. By providing these new sets
of features, webMethods 9.0 allows customers to have competitive advantage by
reusing their existing systems, access huge amounts of data and distribute the
relevant information to the relevant party to any device. This provides the
required level of business responsiveness to successfully react to new
business opportunities.

Addressing Big Data with In-memory technology

webMethods 9.0 is now tightly integrated with Terracotta BigMemory, a leading
in-memory technology for enterprise Big Data. Terracotta, with over one
million deployments and used by over two million developers, brings
unsurpassed scalability to webMethods customers. webMethods 9.0 now enables
local or distributed data caching providing higher performance and fault
tolerance. webMethods 9.0 can also process very large XML documents directly
in-memory increasing performance and reducing programming complexity.

Integrating Cloud applications with any IT infrastructure

Delivering on Software AG’s cloud strategy of being the leader in solutions
that allow the mix and match of on-premise and cloud applications, webMethods
CloudStreams is a new product that allows customers to easily and efficiently
integrate SaaS applications such as with other on-premise and
other SaaS applications, and govern their integration.

Mission Critical Mobile Applications

The new webMethods Mobile Suite provides a high level of security and covers
the entire life cycle of enterprise, mobile applications. Organizations can
quickly build and distribute mobile applications, allowing only authorized
users and devices on their networks and preventing malicious threats.
Employees, customers and trading partners can now interact with the
enterprises’ IT systems from anywhere in a secure distributed environment.
Through a strategic partnership with metaquick, Software AG also provides a
new mobile application and device administration platform.

Social Collaboration – Fast Reactions to Business Needs

Social collaboration is emerging in response to the need to react faster to
changing business circumstances. It has dramatically changed the way people
connect, communicate and collaborate with peers, and is impacting the way
companies improve their business performance. The new webMethods Infostreams
brings real-time information and event streams to the right stakeholders
enabling collaborative actions and responses. This is done instantly,
independent of location or preferred device.

Further Highlights

webMethods Active Transfer simplifies the process of automating and managing
file transfers with trading partners. It provides a centralized solution that
handles all file transfers, providing a fast, reliable and scalable way of
exchanging files regardless of size and file volume. Plus, webMethods Active
Transfer helps companies meet their file transfer-related SLAs and provides
advanced security and access control mechanisms to secure and safeguard
mission critical data.

About Software AG

Software AG (FRA: SOW) helps organizations achieve their business objectives
faster. The company's big data, integration and business process technologies
enable customers to drive operational efficiency, modernize their systems and
optimize processes for smarter decisions and better service. Building on over
40 years of customer-centric innovation, the company is ranked as a "leader"
in fifteen market categories, fueled by core product families Adabas and
Natural, ARIS, Terracotta and webMethods. Software AG has more than 5,400
employees in 70 countries and had revenues of €1.05 billion in 2012 (IFRS,
unaudited). Learn more

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