Software AG is a holding company, which engages in the development and provision of technology solutions for digitalization. It operates through the following segments: Digital Business Platform (DBP), Adabas and Natural (A&N), and Consulting. The DBP segment focuses on the integration, business process management, and big data with the webMethods, ARIS, Alfabet, Apama, and Terracotta product families. It also involves in the provision of Internet of Things (IoT) solutions and development of Cloud-based software through Zementis, Cumulocity IoT, and TrendMiner platforms. The A&N segment includes the application development and data management with the Adabas-Natural products. The Consulting segment refers to the implementation and customized solutions of the company's products. The company was founded by Peter M. Schnell on May 30, 1969 and is headquartered in Darmstadt, Germany.