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Leading Global Technology Firm Launches New Unit to Enhance Focus on Federal Government Customers – Software AG Government Solutions

Software AG USA, Inc. today announced the establishment of Software AG Government Solutions, a wholly owned subsidiary of the company, exclusively focused on providing unique and targeted solutions to U.S. federal government customers. By leveraging Software AG’s 30-year history of delivering innovative technology platforms to federal customers, Software AG Government Solutions provides rapid and efficient assessment of IT alternatives customized to meet the unique IT challenges of the federal sector.

Tod Weber, Chief Executive Officer, Software AG Government Solutions Inc. (Photo: Business Wire)

Tod Weber, Chief Executive Officer, Software AG Government Solutions Inc. (Photo: Business Wire)

“The launch of Software AG Government Solutions is a critical component of the strategic initiative to increase our investment in North America that was introduced by Software AG CEO Karl-Heinz Streibich in early 2012,” said Jay Johnson, President and CEO of Software AG USA. “We are very excited by the caliber of talent we have on our Government Solutions team and our enhanced focus on implementing the best and most efficient software solutions to reduce cost and risk for government customers.”

Software AG Government Solutions will focus the company’s industry leading software products – including webMethods, Terracotta BigMemory, CentraSite and ARIS – on addressing some of the most highly complex and difficult IT challenges in the government sector. These products are delivering tangible results today in the areas of the large-scale, real-time integration of disconnected internal and external systems, the processing of terabytes of data at microsecond speeds on an open-source platform, the management and governance of service-oriented architecture assets, and in the area of real-time business process management and analytics.

“Each day government agencies like the Internal Revenue Service, Federal Bureau of Investigation and the U.S. Navy process billions of mission-critical transactions with our innovative technologies,” said Tod Weber, CEO of Software AG Government Solutions. “Our customers represent every part of the federal landscape and we deliver cost-effective product offerings well suited for those with a specific focus on sensitive operations including security, safety and finance.”

“We prove the value of our solutions in the government environment before any major investments are made. This upfront effort enables the government to make an informed decision on whether to pursue a given solution based on facts and proven results,” Weber said. “There is no substitute for highly effective solutions and extremely talented personnel when addressing difficult budget challenges. We operate using a ‘special forces’ approach, sending in a small team of very talented experts who use our industry-leading solutions to get in quickly – make a positive impact – and enable our government customers and partners to benefit immediately from greater efficiency.”

To learn more about Software AG Government Solutions visit www.softwareag-gov.com.

About Software AG Government Solutions

Software AG Government Solutions provides best-in-class software solutions for integration, service-oriented architecture, big data and business process management. Our core products are webMethods, ARIS and Terracotta. The company’s highly trained team takes a “special forces” approach to solving complex IT challenges quickly and efficiently for the federal government and its supplier communities. The company is headquartered in Reston, Virginia and is a wholly owned subsidiary of Software AG USA with more than 30 years of experience with the federal government. Learn more at www.softwareag-gov.com.

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 among the top 10 fastest-growing technology companies in the world and 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 at www.softwareag.com.

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