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DALLAS, Aug. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Amid the proliferation of real time data from sources such as mobile devices, web, social media, sensors, log files and transactional applications, Big Data has found a host of vertical market applications, ranging from fraud detection to R&D. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140821/138541 "Big Data Market: 2014 – 2020 – Opportunities, Challenges, Strategies, Industry Verticals & Forecasts" Key Findings: In 2014 Big Data vendors will pocket nearly $30 Billion from hardware, software and professional services revenues Big Data investments are further expected to grow at a CAGR of nearly 17% over the next 6 years, eventually accounting for $76 Billion by the end of 2020 The market is ripe for acquisitions of pure-play Big Data startups, as competition heats up between IT incumbents Nearly every large scale IT ven... (more)

Software AG Named "Gold Sponsor" of SOA World Conference & Expo 2009 East

SYS-CON Events announced today that Software AG was named "Gold Sponsor" of the upcoming SOA World Conference & Expo 2009 East. The 15th International SOA World Conference will take place June 22-23, 2009, in New York City. Software AG is the world's largest independent provider of Business Infrastructure Software. The company's 4,000 global enterprise customers achieve business results faster by modernizing, integrating and automating their IT systems and processes. As a result, they rapidly build measurable business value and meet changing business demands. Based on Software AG solutions, organizations are able to liberate and govern their data, systems, applications, processes and services - achieving new levels of business flexibility. Software AG's leading product portfolio includes solutions for high performance data management, developing and modernizing appli... (more)

Lotus Notes E-Mail Archiving and E-Discovery

Unify Corp. announced that it has signed a strategic global reseller agreement with GROUP Business Software AG . Under the terms of the agreement, GROUP will resell Unify’s market leading content archiving and e-discovery solutions for Lotus Notes to its more than 2,500 global customers as well as into the Lotus Notes market worldwide. Unify’s AXS-Link for Lotus Notes software (which it recently acquired from AXS-One), is considered the premier and dominant enterprise-class archiving solution for the IBM Lotus Notes and Domino community. As a result of this agreement, GROUP will significantly expand its current offering and geographic reach with the addition of an e-mail archiving, retention management and legal discovery solution that is integrated with its e-mail management offerings. In addition, Unify will resell GROUP’s extensive e-mail management portfolio (... (more)

Software AG and T-Mobile Sign SOA Partnership Agreement

Software AG announced that T-Mobile International is developing its IT-Governance methodology and tools in conjunction with Software AG. One of the goals of this program is to accelerate the introduction of new products and service plans using Software AG’s technologies for service-oriented architecture (SOA) and business process management (BPM). The two companies are also developing a joint competency center to support their planned multiyear, international collaboration. The competency center is tasked with further development of T-Mobile’s SOA/BPM strategy and with moving the company’s IT infrastructure forward using SOA/BPM process models. Within the telecommunications industry, T-Mobile is considered a trailblazer in service-oriented architecture. SOA and BPM are particularly important to telecommunications providers, such as T-Mobile, due to ... (more)

Software AG Modernizes SOA webMethods

Software AG, a global provider of business infrastructure software, expanded the webMethods Application Modernization Suite with the introduction of the Discovery Edition. Based on Software AG's global reseller agreement with Relativity Technologies, the Discovery Edition can be used to document and analyze existing code bases - including Cobol, PL/I, RPG, Visual Basic, C/C++ and Java - in order to eliminate software deficiencies, optimize application performance and enable subsequent reuse of existing code. Key features of the Discovery Edition include code analytics and visualization, code refactoring, business rules identification and extraction, and a collaborative knowledgebase for managing software artifacts. "While application modernization can deliver very significant ROI, the perceived risk associated with disrupting often decades-old code limits adoption,... (more)

Software AG Supports Ping An Insurance Group’s Business Expansion

Software AG announced that Ping An Insurance of China will use its webMethods product suite to support its business expansion plans. Ping An will drive its 20-25% growth plans through offering full insurance, banking and asset management services to over 40 million customers in China. The new "one account" service offering one-stop-shopping of Ping An's full range of financial products was launched in July and within two months 100,000 customers have subscribed to the program. Ping An is using Software AG's webMethods product suite in developing the IT platform needed to support its multi-product, multi channel, business expansion strategy. Ping An's customers across its multiple business units include 40 million life insurance contracts to over 10 million P&C insurance contracts. Car insurance policies alone grow by more than 30,000 contracts a day. The integrated... (more)

Software AG To Buy IDS Scheer

With 47.68% of the company already pledged to it by its two founders, Software AG says it intends to tender for the rest of German-based IDS Scheer AG and create a global vendor of infrastructure software and Business Process Management (BPM) that has more than 6,000 employees and upwards of $1.4 billion in sales. It is offering roughly $21 (€15) in cash a share or close to $675 million, a 39% premium that seems to be regarded as a depressed price. Apparently the 25-year-old IDS has been at a loss to boost profitability. Software AG says it’s already signed a deal with IDS co-founders August-Wilhelm Scheer and Alexander Pocsay for their 15.3 million shares. IDS has skills in analyzing and mapping business processes, a strong partner network, a large service presence and approximately 7,500 customers. It offers expertise in vertical industries, direct access to vertic... (more)

ZapThink 2020 Poster NEW version 2.0 for 2013!

Announcing the long-awaited update! The pdf is available for free download, or order print copies for only the price of shipping. This version features the five Supertrends that define enterprise computing in 2020: Complex Systems Engineering, Location Independence, The Global Cubicle, The Democratization of Technology, and Deep Interoperability. New additions include Dev/Ops, Hypermedia-Oriented Architecture, Big Data, API Management, Advanced Visualization, and more! Scroll down to learn more about our sponsors and to download a copy of the poster. Ordering information for the print copies is at the bottom of the page. Gold sponsors: The world is increasingly distributed, diverse and dynamic. Rapid change presents opportunities, but also poses challenges for enterprise agility. How do businesses achieve integrated views and operations across fragmented data sourc... (more)

LZA SOA Training & Certification: Dallas — January 27 – 30, 2014

LZA SOA Training & Certification: Dallas — January 27 – 30, 2014 Monday January 27, 2014-Thursday January 30, 2014 Dallas Texas Venue TBD Price: $2,495.00 (including $500 early discount) [converted to 2495.00 USD] We offer additional discounts for groups of three or more people, government or non-profit employees, people who’ve taken a ZapThink class before, or individuals who are paying out of their own pocket. Please email us at info@zapthink.com for a discount code you can use when registering. ZapThink SOA Training & Certification: The Leading Vendor Independent, Architect-Focused SOA Training ZapThink’s Licensed ZapThink Architect (LZA) SOA Training & Certification Boot Camp is recognized around the world as the best single Service-Oriented Architecture training course available anywhere. The LZA SOA Boot Camp is an intensive, four day “fire hose” of information t... (more)

Internet of Things - Meet @JohnCrupi Nov 4-6 at @ThingsExpo [#Cloud #IoT]

SYS-CON Events announced today that SoftwareAG will exhibit at SYS-CON's 15th International Cloud Expo®, which will take place on November 4-6, 2014, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA. Software AG helps organizations transform into Digital Enterprises, so they can differentiate from competitors and better engage customers, partners and employees. Using the Software AG Suite, companies can close the gap between business and IT to create digital systems of differentiation that drive front-line agility. We offer four on-ramps to the Digital Enterprise: alignment through collaborative process analysis; transformation through portfolio management; agility through process automation and integration; and visibility through intelligent business operations and big data. Contact @SoftwareAG_NA for your FREE @CloudExpo pass. SoftwareAG Blog: By Gagan Mehra I... (more)

TRUFFLE CAPITAL Unveils the Sixth Edition of Its Benchmark “TRUFFLE 100 Europe” Ranking of the Top 100 European Software Firms

Significant growth in revenue (+ 14%) Profits up to 56%; Strong increase in R&D investments (16%). The leading European private equity firm TRUFFLE CAPITAL (http://www.truffle.com) has just published the sixth edition of its Truffle 100 ranking of the top 100 European software companies. The Truffle 100 Europe has been drawn up with the support of Neelie Kroes (European Commissioner for the Digital Agenda) and in collaboration with analysts IDC (www.idc.com) and CXP Group (www.cxp.fr), who performed the survey on which the ranking is based. "This latest edition of the Truffle 100 Europe reveals the software industry’s dynamism in a particularly difficult economic climate. The software industry is a reliable bet for innovation, economic growth and the creation of highly qualified jobs", commented Truffle Capital co-founder and CEO Bernard-Louis Roques. Some change... (more)