Software AG is a holding company, which engages in the provision of process and integration software. It operates through the following segments: Digital Business Platform (DBP), Adabas & Natural (A&N), and Consulting. The DBP segment focuses on integration, business process management and big data with the webMethods, Aris, Alfabet, Apama, and Terracotta product families. The A&N segment involves the data management with the Adabas-Natural product families. The Consulting segment supports implementation of the company's products. The company was founded by Peter Schnell on May 30, 1969 and is headquartered in Darmstadt, Germany.