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Terracotta to Boost Penetration in Korea by Partnering with Megazone

Seoul, Korea, June 13th, 2013

To meet increased demand for big data management solutions for the enterprise in Korea, Terracotta, the leader in in-memory technologies for enterprise Big Data, today announced a partnership with Megazone, Korea's leading creative digital agency. With this partnership, Megazone resells Terracotta's big data solutions, including BigMemory and In-Genius. Terracotta's flagship product BigMemory enables customers to benefit from big data by enabling enterprises to move up to hundreds of terabytes of high-value data from slow disk drives to machine memory for blazingly fast, predictable access. While Terracotta In-Genius is an in-memory intelligence platform that will allow organizations to discover hidden insights and act on them — instantly — to reduce risk, automate business processes and rapidly deploy new products and services. The In-Genius platform integrates real-time in-memory access to enterprise intelligence sources, state-of-the-art event stream processing, and ultra-fast universal messaging to any device.

The partnership is forecasted to also help customers in Korea expedite deployment of big data solutions, especially in data intensive industries such as financial services, telecommunications, retail, consumer products, and government.

“Terracotta is partnering with some of the world's most successful companies,” said Robin Gilthorpe, Terracotta CEO. “In working with Megazone, one of the largest digital agencies in Korea, we plan to bring our innovative big data solutions to Korean customers. This announcement helps reaffirm our commitment to be at the forefront of big data solutions and to provide Korean customers with the ability to run their business in real time, speed innovation, and achieve breakthrough results.”

Meanwhile, Mr.Lee, Chief Strategy Officer of Megazone states “Our partnership with Terracotta helps cement Megazone as the market's leading digital agency that provides end-to-end solution for customers to build their digitally-driven business. Together we help our customers make better decisions faster by providing them with new ways to look at their business through instant access to relevant information.”

Mr. Lee further explains that Big Data solutions allow companies to gain deeper insights into customer behavior and industry trends, lets them make more accurate decisions to improve just about every aspect of the business, from marketing and advertising, to merchandising, operations, and even customer retention. “From improving customer experience to developing better products or marketing campaigns, it's no question that Big Data is the next big thing for online businesses.”

Headquartered in San Francisco, Terracotta currently already serves the majority of Global 2000 companies as customers and boasts more than 2.5 million software installations worldwide.

About Terracotta

Terracotta, Inc. is the leading provider of game changing Big Data management solutions for the enterprise. Its flagship product, BigMemory, is a Big Data in-memory solution that delivers performance at any scale. Terracotta's other award-winning data management solutions include Ehcache — the defacto caching standard for enterprise Java — and Quartz, a leading job scheduler. Terracotta supports the data management needs of a majority of the Global 2000 with over 2.5 million deployments of its products in 190 countries. Terracotta is a wholly owned subsidiary of Software AG (Frankfurt TecDAX: SOW). For more information, please visit www.terracotta.org.

About Megazone

Megazone Corporation is a leader in the creative digital experience space, specializing in the provision and management of creative IT services and solutions. Prided on being a full-service, one stop IT solution provider, Megazone focuses on delivering meaningful business results to customers by applying its expertise in the area of Digital Online Promotion, e-Commerce, Device GUI development, Web and Domain hosting, 3D Motion content, eLearning and Cross Media content development. Appointed as the best partner company by Microsoft Korea in 2010, as well as being a trusted partner and authorized reseller of Google Apps, a Google Enterprise Service, and became the first official reseller of Amazon in Korea. Megazone is expanding its market by working with strong global partners such as Limelight Networks and WatchGuard Technologies Inc.

Founded in 1998, Megazone has developed hundreds of sites, countless rich media ads and applications across various digital platforms for over 300 clients in Korea and globally, including Samsung Electronics, LG Electronics, LG Group, SK Telecom, Lotte Group, Asiana Airline, Gala Europe, Gala Japan, Japan Airlines (JAL), KLM-Air France and Domino’s Pizza.

For more information, please contact the Sales & Marketing Manager at terracotta@mz.co.kr.