Software AG Named IoT Enterprise Software Company of the Year in the 2019 IoT Breakthrough Awards

January 4, 2019

RESTON, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan 4, 2019--Software AG (Frankfurt TecDAX: SOW) today announced that it has been named “IoT Enterprise Software Company of the Year” from IoT Breakthrough, an independent organization that recognizes the top companies, technologies and products in the global Internet of Things (IoT) market today. The 2019 awards program attracted more than 3,500 nominations from companies all over the world.

“With the advent of digital technologies, entire industries are transforming their business to become more agile,” stated Raj Datta, President and Chief Operating Officer, Software AG North America. “IoT provides enterprises with an avenue to differentiate themselves from their competitors, but only when organizations are able to seamlessly integrate their systems, data and processes. We’re honored that IoT Breakthrough has recognized Software AG’s unparalleled ability to enable businesses to manage, analyze and act on data in real time.”

Software AG’s Cumulocity IoT platform enables enterprises to integrate, connect and manage millions of IoT components by operating connected business processes and consuming connected insights that allow them to make changes or business decisions that affect positive operational changes, reduce risks and increase revenue. For example, PRAB uses the platform in thousands of scrap handling equipment installations for the world’s leading OEMs and suppliers in order to help them manage and get the most value from their metalworking waste streams.

“Our main objective is to help customers eliminate metalworking waste and improve the overall efficiency of their operations, so that ultimately our customers can increase their business profitability,” said Mike Proos, Director of Engineering, PRAB. “With Software AG, we were able to reduce our time to market by months, enabling us to deliver solutions and meet customer needs more quickly and, in turn, help our customers stay competitive.”

In addition, the platform operates across the cloud, on-premises and at the edge, and provides enterprises with total freedom and choice in designing, building, deploying and evolving their IoT distributed deployments seamlessly across any network.

“Digital disruption continues to touch all industries, from manufacturing to agricultural industries, and it is abundantly clear that enterprises are seeing tremendous value from building and implementing digital solutions and connected applications,” said James Johnson, managing director at IoT Breakthrough. “Software AG is a well-established leader in the enterprise and industrial IoT market and they continue to deliver innovative solutions under their Cumulocity IoT platform and other offerings. Congratulations to the entire Software AG team on their well-deserved industry recognition and 2019 IoT Breakthrough Award designation.”

The IoT Breakthrough Awards program recognizes the innovators, leaders and visionaries from around the globe in a range of IoT categories, including Industrial and Enterprise IoT, Smart City technology, Connected Home and Home Automation, Connected Car, and many more.

For more information about Cumulocity IoT and Software AG’s capabilities, please visit https://www.softwareag.com/il/products/internet_of_things/default.html.

About IoT Breakthrough

IoT Breakthrough, part of the  Tech Breakthrough Awards  organization, is devoted to honoring excellence in Internet-of-Things technologies, services, companies and products. The IoT Breakthrough Awards program provides a forum for public recognition around the achievements of IoT companies and products in categories including Connected Home and Home Automation, Connected Car, Industrial IoT (IIoT) and Smart City, Consumer IoT and more. For more information visit  www.IoTBreakthrough.com.

About Software AG

Software AG (Frankfurt TecDAX: SOW) helps companies with their digital transformation. With Software AG’s Digital Business Platform, companies can better interact with their customers and bring them on new ‘digital’ journeys, promote unique value propositions, and create new business opportunities. In the Internet of Things (IoT) market, Software AG enables enterprises to integrate, connect and manage IoT components as well as analyze data and predict future events based on Artificial Intelligence (AI). The Digital Business Platform is built on decades of uncompromising software development, IT experience and technological leadership. Software AG has more than 4,500 employees, is active in 70 countries and had revenues of €872 million in 2016.

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