Avolution is positioned in the Leaders Quadrant of the 2010 EA Magic Quadrant

November 04, 2010

Avolution, a leading provider of the Abacus® solution for the metrics-based analysis of architectures, today announced it has been positioned by Gartner, Inc. in the Leaders quadrant of the Magic Quadrant for Enterprise Architecture Tools*.

"We are proud of our position in the Leaders Quadrant of Gartner’s Enterprise Architecture Magic Quadrant," said Dr Tim O'Neill, co-founder of Avolution. "We believe it confirms our ongoing commitment to helping our 600 clients in 60 countries to maximize the value of their existing and future IT investments through our dedicated Abacus solution."

"Our focus is on providing clients with an agile, open and flexible solution through our XML-based approach. Abacus offers clients the ability to calculate metrics such as the availability of critical business processes and portfolio total cost of ownership allowing planning, road-mapping and portfolio management across an enterprise."

ABACUS is TOGAF certified and supports over 50 frameworks, notations and techniques including recent updates for the TOGAF 9, ArchiMate, eTOM, NGOSS and EPC frameworks.

For demonstrations of ABACUS please visit Avolution's YouTube page and to download a free 30-day trial of Abacus visit www.avolution.com.au.

* "Gartner Magic Quadrant for Enterprise Architecture Tools" by Chris Wilson and Julie Short, 28 October 2010.

About the Magic Quadrant
The Magic Quadrant is copyrighted 28 October 2010 by Gartner, Inc. and is reused with permission. The Magic Quadrant is a graphical representation of a marketplace at and for a specific time period. It depicts Gartner's analysis of how certain vendors measure against criteria for that marketplace, as defined by Gartner. Gartner does not endorse any vendor, product or service depicted in the Magic Quadrant, and does not advise technology users to select only those vendors placed in the "Leaders" quadrant. The Magic Quadrant is intended solely as a research tool, and is not meant to be a specific guide to action. Gartner disclaims all warranties, express or implied, with respect to this research, including any warranties of merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose.

About Avolution
Avolution provides the ABACUS® solution which is unique to the enterprise modelling space in that it can create multiple solution alternatives (architectures) and then run various simulations (Discrete Event, Monte Carlo etc) against each alternative for metrics such as Performance, Alignment, Cost and Availability. In so doing it can recommend the optimal path for investment, with predictive and quantitative certainty. More information is available at www.avolution.com.au.