New ABACUS release to be showcased at Gartner Enterprise Architecture Summit 2012 in London

April 02, 2012

Avolution, developer and supplier of software solutions for IT strategy, planning and enterprise modelling, will present the company's latest release of its flagship product, ABACUS®, at the Gartner Enterprise Architecture Summit 2012 in London (14-15th May).

Building on the company's achievements to date in which over 1,000 customers in more than 75 countries are now using ABACUS, the new 4.0 release will further strengthen the product's application in its key solution areas: IT Strategic Planning; IT Portfolio Management (ITPM); IT Service Management (ITSM); Business Process Management (BPM); Business Intelligence (BI); Governance, Risk & Compliance (GRC); and Enterprise Architecture (EA).

ABACUS enables a complete enterprise model to be created across people, processes and technology, and for sophisticated analysis techniques to be performed that can define optimal investment paths and guide IT strategy. The forthcoming 4.0 release will introduce a broad range of new features, including Catalogue management for 'round-tripping' (import / export) with MS Excel spreadsheets and MS SharePoint lists, which automates and speeds the data collection process and integrates Enterprise Architecture with other core IT management practices.

ABACUS 4.0 is available as a beta release now to ABACUS Beta Program members and will shortly be available for open download with a 30-day Trial license from the Avolution website -

About Gartner Enterprise Architecture Summit 2012 
A unique confluence of disruptive trends from the nexus of cloud, social, big data and mobile technologies provide an unprecedented opportunity for enterprise architecture (EA) practitioners to deliver business value from EA differently than ever before. The Summit can help organisations navigate the nexus of change to deliver business value, growth and transformation, but also master their core EA competencies that are essential for EA success. Gartner analysts will also discuss the future of EA and how to leverage leading edge EA practices in the enterprise. For further information about the Enterprise Architecture Summit 2012 taking place on 14-15 May, in London, please visit

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

  • 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), Alignment, Performance, Availability, Agility and many more.
  • View the architecture(s) and the results of any evaluation using advanced techniques such as; 3D, heat maps, capability spaces and trade-off diagrams.