Realtech and Stonebranch Enter Into Strategic Partnership For Real-Time Automation Management

REALTECH and Stonebranch today announced a strategic partnership.

Walldorf/Bad Homburg, Germany, June 1, 2016 - REALTECH, a longtime SAP technology partner and specialized IT business partner for enterprise service management and Stonebranch, a worldwide leading provider of innovative workload automation solutions, today announced a strategic partnership. The partnership will deliver an offering that enables companies to monitor all IT workload processes, workflows and infrastructure in real-time to as well as automate the initiation of preventive failure mechanisms.

New and innovative real-time monitoring and automation solutions, the fruits of this technology alliance, will be developed and integrated into the product portfolios of both companies. Customers will benefit in several ways from the combined expertise of both companies.

Optimization of IT processes and procedures

Proactive monitoring or preventive failure and outage management

Resilience and robust auditable system components

REALTECH combines expertise in IT and enterprise service management with comprehensive SAP know-how. Like no other supplier, the company is capable of capturing the data of any hardware and software IT environments via an automated discovery process. This data can be used for the analysis, monitoring and management of heterogeneous IT infrastructures and application landscapes.

Stonebranch's Universal Automation Center (UAC) is the leading, cross-platform and vendor agnostic Workload Automation Solution in the industry, serving over 300+ enterprise-level clients with a global installed base of more than 250,000 servers. For more than 17 years Stonebranch customers have benefited from continuous innovation high reliability and security when operating and transferring IT workflows, data and files between business critical applications.

"We are very pleased about the strategic cooperation with REALTECH. The partnership not only offers new routes to market, but the new technology is an important vehicle to improve the service orientation of our automation solutions," said Dr. Detlef Purschke, CEO of Stonebranch. "The addition of REALTECH's real-time monitoring components to our Universal Automation Solutions provides an immediate value-add, significantly increases the level of automation and reduces the complexity of information technology," added Mr. Purschke.

Dr. Bernd Kappesser, Managing Director of REALTECH states, "Stonebranch automation solutions combined with our service offer, which is focused on enterprise service management, complement each other perfectly. The partnership supports our consulting approach by providing our customers with innovative technologies, digitization and automation. The result is tangible competitive advantage universal and platform-independent technologies, two of the reasons we chose to partner with Stonebranch."

About REALTECH

REALTECH is a leading provider of IT and enterprise service management solutions with unique SAP expertise. The technology company is a one-stop shop that delivers software products and process expertise coupled with advanced consulting and implementation skills to support its customers on the path to a service-oriented organization. REALTECH has raised the bar for how data is automatically captured and visualized. Germany's medium-sized enterprises in particular value the high quality of products and services provided by REALTECH. They trust it to meet their needs, from consulting services to implementation and efficient operation. The driving forces of digitization, whether it is mobile and cloud computing, big and smart data, or predictive data analytics and Industry 4.0, are built into the very fabric of the company's software development and project delivery.

REALTECH AG is an international company headquartered in Walldorf, Germany and listed on the German stock exchange. In fiscal 2015, REALTECH and its more than 250 employees generated revenues of approximately €33.5 million.

For more information go to www.realtech.com.