Software AG Cited As a Leader in Integration Platforms as a Service by Independent Research Firm

  • Software AG cited as a ‘Leader’ with the highest rating in both the current offering and strategy categories among 15 vendors evaluated on strategy, current offering and market presence in Integration Platform As A Service, Q3 2023 evaluation 1

Software AG today announced that it has been named a ‘Leader’ by Forrester Research Inc., a leading industry analyst firm, in The Forrester Wave™: Integration Platforms As A Service, Q3 2023 (published on August 8, 2023) for its webMethods.io iPaaS. Forrester invited a select group of 15 companies to participate in the evaluation, and the webMethods iPaaS emerged as a Leader, receiving the highest possible scores in detailed criteria such as: capabilities to ease integration development; innovation; roadmap, and adoption. webMethods.io iPaaS has the highest score in both the Current Offering and Strategy categories.

This is the second time Forrester has published a Wave evaluation on iPaaS. With integration gaining importance in the era of Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) and API-led architectures, iPaaS is a key platform in the cloud for bringing together applications and delivering services into business domains so that organizations can get maximum value from their data. Notably, iPaaS is emerging as fundamental to automation strategies, meeting the increasing demand for streamlined automation in business processes.

The report states:
“Software AG continues to democratize integration without leaving pro coders behind. Software AG delivers iPaaS under the webMethods.io brand. Its differentiated vision is business transformation through democratized integration, APIs, event-driven architecture, and a variety of integration styles. It remains innovative via emerging tech tiger teams, internal hackathons, a focus on user success metrics, and a healthy R&D budget. It encourages customer adoption via sponsoring hackathons with clients, deeply focusing on usage analytics to inform customer success teams about customer journeys, and assigning customer success managers (CSMs) to all accounts. Its strong roadmap includes AI to improve productivity throughout the development lifecycle, a more unified UX, event-driven architecture, and integration at edge.”

Dr. Stefan Sigg, Chief Product Officer, Software AG, said:
“We are incredibly excited about our ranking as a leader in the Forrester Wave report and we believe it validates our on-going mission to unlock value for our customers. We believe this recognition further underscores our unwavering commitment to excellence. In our opinion, our strong roadmap is undeniably aligned with our customers’ challenges as well as Forrester's vision for the market's trajectory. We are also thrilled that Forrester has mentioned customer outreach, hackathons, customer success and most importantly the inclusion of AI in their evaluation, which we believe validates our drive to innovate.”

webMethods.io delivers leading integration capabilities for large enterprises, helping them unlock game-changing value from their data in today’s hybrid, multi-cloud enterprise environment. With a unified platform for integration, APIs, and B2B, the webMethods.io iPaaS supports collaboration and ease of use for faster time to value. webMethods.io enables integration with connectivity from on-premises to the cloud, anywhere in the world, delivering value through agility, productivity, and governance.

A complimentary copy of the report is available here


1 The Forrester Wave™: Integration Platform As A Service, Q3 2023 – Forrester, authored by David Mooter

About Software AG

Software AG simplifies the connected world. Founded in 1969, it helps deliver the experiences that employees, partners and customers now expect. Its technology creates the digital backbone that integrates applications, devices, data, and clouds; empowers streamlined processes; and connects “things” like sensors, devices and machines. It helps 10,000+ organizations to become a truly connected enterprise and make smarter decisions, faster. The Company has about 5,000 employees across more than 70 countries and annual Group revenue of over €950 million.

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