Avolution to show new release of Enterprise Architecture tool, ABACUS®, at The Open Group Summit and Member Meeting in Madrid.

April 17, 2015

AVOLUTION, developer and supplier of software solutions for enterprise modelling and metrics-based analysis, today announced participation in the forthcoming Open Group “Enabling Boundaryless Information Flow™ Summit”. The latest release of the company’s enterprise architecture tool, ABACUS 4.4, will be showcased at the event, taking place in Madrid on 20th – 23rd April.  

The Open Group’s Madrid conference will explore how Enterprise Architecture is empowering companies to build better systems by architecting for digital business strategies. Summit themes include Business Architecture, Security, Open Platform 3.0™ and convergence and how to architect systems using tools and frameworks such as TOGAF® and ArchiMate®. The Open Group supports business transformation goals by establishing open IT standards that support a cross-section of industries.

Avolution’s EMEA Region Manager, Peter Collins, said: “We’re delighted to be exhibiting at this event. Avolution has a long association with The Open Group and in supporting their architecture modelling standards, TOGAF and ArchiMate, against which ABACUS is fully certified.”  Collins added, “This event also provides the ideal opportunity for us to show our latest release of ABACUS® 4.4 to the TOGAF and ArchiMate user community, which is an important segment of our customer base.  We look forward to giving them an insight into the features in ABACUS 4.4 that will help them manage their EA practice well and deliver superior value to their businesses.”

The Open Group’s Madrid EA Conference takes place at NH Collection Eurobuilding
Padre Damian 23. Madrid 28036, Spain. For more information or to register: http://www.opengroup.org/madrid2015 

For a free 30-day trial of ABACUS visit www.avolutionsoftware.com


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, 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.avolutionsoftware.com

• Build any number of solution alternatives and views, all according to a completely flexible meta-model, importing from MS Visio, MS Excel and many other formats.

• Analyse your architecture(s) for metrics such as; Total Cost of Ownership (TCO), Performance, Availability, Agility and many more.

• View the architecture(s) and the results of any evaluation using advanced techniques such as; 3D, heat maps, timelines, lifecycles, capability spaces and trade-off diagrams.



ABACUS is used by companies worldwide to manage enterprise architecture, IT and business strategy and digital transformation. ABACUS users deliver insights and value quickly:

• Import data in minutes from SharePoint, Excel, Visio and other sources
• Choose an off-the-shelf framework or metamodel or configure an enterprise specific meta-model
• Analyze using KPIs and metrics and create future state architectures and roadmaps
• Report with rich visuals including heat maps, treemaps, diagrams, charts and dashboards

ABACUS supports Enterprise Portfolio Management (EPM), Business Process Management (BPM), Customer Experience (CX), Solution Architecture (SA), IT Service Management (ITSM), Business Intelligence (BI), and Governance, Risk & Compliance (GRC). It is available either on premise or as a Windows-free SaaS tool.

About The Open Group’s EA Conference

The Open Group Conference provides an opportunity for members of the enterprise architecture community to interact and share in their experiences. The conference promises relevant presentations, panel discussions, networking events and an exhibition all geared to provide a broad view of enterprise architecture and all its facets.

Press Enquiries:
Communications Manager, Avolution (UK) Ltd
Tel: +44 (0)20 7554 5600
Email: comms@avolutionsoftware.com