Bloor Research Judges Software AG’s Apama The Leader in Streaming Analytics 2016 Market Report

Reston, VA - 30 August 2016

  • Apama Ranked “Champion” in Vendor Landscape with Highest Scores 
  • IoT Drives Broad Adoption of Streaming Analytics 

Software AG (Frankfurt TecDAX: SOW) announced that its Apama Streaming Analytics Platformattained the highest score overall in Bloor Research’s Streaming Analytics 2016 Market Report.

Ronnie Beggs, a Senior Analyst at Bloor Research, noted: “The 'raison d’être' for streaming analytics is to extract actionable, context-aware insights from streaming data, and to help businesses respond to these insights appropriately and in real-time. Software AG’s Apama Streaming Analytics Platform is, in our view, a 'Champion' in the streaming analytics market as it offers a new level of performance for enterprises that was not previously available through other traditional data management methods.”

According to the report, “The Internet of Things (IoT) is driving wider industry adoption and propelling streaming analytics into the mainstream.”

Software AG’s Apama Streaming Analytics Platform gives businesses the ability to respond appropriately and accurately to insights in real time, which are delivered from sensors, mobile devices, financial exchanges, social media and many other networked sources.

Apama is the key real-time analytics component in Software AG’s Digital Business Platform, which supports companies as they undergo a digital transformation. Its ability to deliver real-time business transformation to enterprise customers and provide real-time monitoring of the Internet of Things, as well as its integrated portfolio of products for managing streaming data and real-time business processes, puts it at the top of Bloor’s list.

Dr. Giles Nelson, senior vice president of Product Strategy and Marketing, Software AG, remarked: “We are excited and honored to be listed as the top streaming analytics vendor in the market. Streaming analytics is fundamental to enterprises aiming to derive maximum knowledge, value, contextual insights, and competitive advantage from the rapidly growing Internet of Things (IoT).”

The Apama Streaming Analytics Platform has been deployed in numerous organizations worldwide and supports a wide range of use cases, such as preventative maintenance as well as real-time operational visualization, dynamic product pricing, fraud detection and prevention, IoT data analysis, customer promotion triggering, location-based asset optimization, continuous risk and compliance monitoring, and faster response to opportunities and threats.

Recently, Software AG announced a partnership with IoT platform leader Cumulocity enabling companies to further streamline the provision of IoT services and applications by seamlessly connecting their machines or “Things” across any network with a plug and play approach.

The digital transformation continues to change enterprise IT landscapes from inflexible application silos to modern digital platform driven IT architectures, which can deliver the openness, speed and agility needed to enable real-time digital enterprises.

Software AG offers the first end-to-end digital business platform - based on open standards, with integration, process management, adaptive application development, real-time analytics and enterprise architecture management as core building blocks - to help customers build their digital futures today.

With over 45 years of customer-centric innovation, Software AG is ranked as a leader in many innovative and digital technology categories. Software AG has more than 4,300 employees, is active in 70 countries and had revenues of €873 million in 2015. 

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