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Software AG & IGATE Announce the Availability of “ProFound”, a Solution for BPM led Digital Transformation

Software AG (Frankfurt TecDAX: SOW) and IGATE (NASDAQ: IGTE), the New Jersey-headquartered integrated technology and operations solutions provider, today announced the launch of “ProFound”, a solution based on Software AG’s ARIS Business and IT Transformation product suite, to actively support the digital transformation journeys of its customers. ARIS is part of Software AG’s recently announced Digital Business Platform designed to allow enterprises and the public sector responding to today’s rapidly digitizing economies and new competitive landscapes.

As the digital economy, forecast to reach $3.4 trillion in the G20 countries alone by 2016, dramatically changes both business and customer engagement models, the need for enterprises to have a top down process driven approach is even greater. ProFound will help enterprises update and evolve their business processes based on industry benchmarks and reference models to align with the current business landscape. Once the processes are defined, the underlying ARIS toolset will help integrate and operationalize their business processes, with various ERP systems including other business technology systems. ProFound comes with pre-defined industry best-practice processes that can be easily adapted to the clients individual requirements. This accelerates the customers’ ability to implement automated and dynamic processes, improves the effectiveness of process design and allows the customer to better measure and manage their process.

The reference process models for different industry segments are being continuously added to the ProFound solution to expand its applicability. Presently, ProFound caters comprehensively to seven key industry segments – Resources, Hi-Tech, Diversified Manufacturing, Logistics, Automotive, Aerospace & Defense, and Engineering Projects & Construction (EPC).

Abhay Mahagaokar, SVP and Head of the Business Unit, at IGATE, said, “Right from the Internet of Things revolution to Source to Pay automation needs, our clients are under tremendous pressure to transform their operations. The ProFound solution very effectively helps our clients measure, benchmark, evolve and govern their processes with ease.”

Frank Schiewer, Senior Vice President, Global Partner Management, at Software AG, said, “Our expanding partner ecosystem is crucial to enabling our clients to fully address the huge new business opportunities presented by the rapidly expanding digital economy. ProFound is an excellent example of this with IGATE delivering deep, specific, industry expertise leveraging Software AG’s Digital Business Platform. This is the type of collaboration that delivers increased competitiveness and business value to our shared customers easily and quickly.”

Read more about ProFound at: http://www.igate.com/manufacturing/resource/solutions

Read more about IGATE’s unique ITOPS model at: http://www.igate.com/about-us/igate-edge/itops-model

Read more about Software AG’s Business transformation product suite at: http://www.softwareag.com/corporate/products/aris_alfabet/default.asp

About Software AG

Software AG (Frankfurt TecDAX: 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 14 market categories, fueled by core product families Adabas-Natural, ARIS, Alfabet, Apama, Terracotta and webMethods. Software AG has more than 4,400 employees in 70 countries and had revenues of €858 million in 2014. Learn more at www.softwareag.com

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About IGATE

IGATE is a global leader in providing integrated technology and operations-based solutions, headquartered in Bridgewater, New Jersey. As a trusted partner to corporations in North America, Europe and Asia Pacific, IGATE provides solutions to clients’ business challenges by leveraging its technology and process capabilities, underwritten by an understanding of domain and industry imperatives. With revenues over US$ 1.2 billion, and a global employee talent capital of over 33,000, IGATE offers productized applications and platforms that provide the necessary competitive and innovation edge to clients across industries, through a combination of speed, agility and imagination. IGATE is listed on NASDAQ under the symbol IGTE.

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