Software AG, founded in 1969, is headquartered in Darmstadt, Germany and has offices worldwide. In the context of streaming analytics and the Internet of Things (IoT)the company acquired Apama (2013), Zementis (2016) and Cumulocity (2017). Software AG’s Apama was first released in 2001 as a complex event processing platform targeted at supporting algorithmic trading in capital markets. It remains a market leader in that space. It was acquired by Progress Software in 2005 before being sold to Software AG in 2013. As far as the IoT space is concerned, Software AG has more than 300 clients across manufacturing, retail, healthcare and transport, amongst others. Users include Bosch, Siemens, and Deutsche Telekom.