ABACUS 4.0 is TOGAF 9 Certified

May 24, 2012

Avolution, the market leader in metrics-based analysis of architectures, today announced that the latest release of its enterprise modelling tool, ABACUS, has been certified to support The Open Group's Architecture Framework (TOGAF) Version 9 (including version 9.1). 

ABACUS 4.0 and later releases are certified to support TOGAF 9 (including version 9.1)

TOGAF is a framework for the design, planning, implementation and governance of an enterprise architecture, enabling modeling and analysis of Business, Application, Data and Technology levels of an enterprise.  Extending Avolution’s existing certification to TOGAF 8 (including version 8.1), ABACUS 4.0’s support of the new TOGAF 9 and 9.1 standards, and formal certification, is based on ‘out-of-the-box’ functionality conformance with 100% of the Architecture Content Framework requirements, including all the entities, relationships, attributes, artifacts/views and deliverables of TOGAF 9 and 9.1.

“Through its certification from The Open Group, Avolution can provide customers with assurance that ABACUS conforms to industry best-practice open standards” said Avolution's Dr Tim O'Neill. “This means that organisations needing to base their Enterprise or Solution Architectures on TOGAF can use ABACUS, as well as Avolution's training, professional services and partners.

"Avolution has a long history of standards participation, and we’re proud to have contributed to the evolving TOGAF standard, which has become the most popular industry standard on architecture."

In addition to TOGAF, ABACUS also supports a wide range of other frameworks and notations, including; ArchiMate, DoDAF, MoDAF, FEAF, PEAF, BPMN and UML. Practitioners can create or customize metamodels easily using 'right-clicks' or ‘drag-and-drops’ in the ABACUS user interface.

For more information on how ABACUS supports architects using TOGAF please click here

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About ABACUS

Avolution produces the ABACUS software suite, used to manage IT and business strategy. ABACUS users can move quickly, collaborating to deliver on enterprise architecture and digital transformation goals. Import and centralize data in minutes, build models and roadmaps, run analytics and algorithms, report with rich visuals and dashboards.

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About the Open Group
The Open Group is a global consortium that enables the achievement of business objectives through IT standards. With more than 400 member organizations, we have a diverse membership that spans all sectors of the IT community — customers, systems and solutions suppliers, tool vendors, integrators and consultants, as well as academics and researchers to:

- Capture, understand and address current and emerging requirements, and establish policies and share best practices

- Facilitate interoperability, develop consensus, and evolve and integrate specifications and open source technologies

- Offer a comprehensive set of services to enhance the operational efficiency of consortia

- Operate the industry’s premier certification service