Executive Briefings

Software AG Launches webMethods 9.5; Tool for Portfolio Management

Software AG has launched a new version of its webMethods platform. Version 9.5 combines cloud, mobile and social technologies with automated business processes.

A new feature known as Elastic ESB allows customers to scale their implementations into private and public clouds. Social BPM provides tools to help users gain efficiency in managing and completing tasks. Mobile BPM allows for remote monitoring of processes through a pre-built application that is available for download in the Apple App Store and Google Play. The tool provides insight into stalled or failed processes, along with the ability to graphically visualize the failure and respond to problems in real time. In another recent company announcement, Software AG has made available Portfolios Live, a cloud-based service that helps chief information officers to managing information-technology based on budget, regulatory, legal and technical information. Portfolios Live offers a set of pre-configured apps for specific tasks. It identifies candidates for consolidation or transition into the cloud, and assesses the cost structure of the application portfolio, underlying technological risk and contractual obligations.

webMethods 9.5

Public Cloud

A new feature known as Elastic ESB allows customers to scale their implementations into private and public clouds. Social BPM provides tools to help users gain efficiency in managing and completing tasks. Mobile BPM allows for remote monitoring of processes through a pre-built application that is available for download in the Apple App Store and Google Play. The tool provides insight into stalled or failed processes, along with the ability to graphically visualize the failure and respond to problems in real time. In another recent company announcement, Software AG has made available Portfolios Live, a cloud-based service that helps chief information officers to managing information-technology based on budget, regulatory, legal and technical information. Portfolios Live offers a set of pre-configured apps for specific tasks. It identifies candidates for consolidation or transition into the cloud, and assesses the cost structure of the application portfolio, underlying technological risk and contractual obligations.

webMethods 9.5

Public Cloud