Avolution positioned as “Visionary” in the Gartner 2012 Magic Quadrant for Enterprise Architecture Tools
November 05, 2012
AVOLUTION, developer and supplier of software solutions for IT strategy, planning and enterprise modelling, today announced it has been positioned by the analyst firm, Gartner Inc., in the Visionary’s quadrant of the Magic Quadrant for Enterprise Architecture Tools report for 2012*.
The Gartner Magic Quadrant provides a graphical, competitive positioning of technology providers in areas of high market growth. Vendors in the Visionary quadrant align with Gartner's view of how a market is evolving, and introduce innovative new technology, services or business models.
Commenting on the report, Dr Tim O'Neill, co-founder of Avolution, said, “Being recognised as a Visionary in Gartner's MQ further demonstrates our commitment to delivering innovative software solutions that bring significant business benefit to our customers. Our focus is on providing our global client-base with an agile, open and flexible XML-based solution for Enterprise Architecture and other inter-related business challenges, including Enterprise Portfolio Management, Business Process Management, IT Service Management, Governance, Risk and Compliance, and Business Intelligence”.
O’Neill added, “We have a number of significant new product developments due for launch this year and next, and we will continue to execute on our vision of being a leading player in the Enterprise Architecture space."
ABACUS is TOGAF certified and supports over 100 frameworks, notations and techniques including recent updates for the TOGAF, ArchiMate, BPMN, eTOM 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 R. Scott Bittler, 31 October 2012.
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