Darmstadt, Germany

Software AG today announced that Forrester Research Inc., a leading industry analyst firm, has named Software AG a ‘Leader’ in The Forrester Wave™: Enterprise Architecture Management Suites, Q1 2019 (published on March 05, 2019)* for its Alfabet solution.

According to the Forrester report, “Leading EA practices are moving aggressively to influence and enable their firms’ customer-led and digital transformations. Business and IT executives across industries are balancing the execution of their digital strategy with the transformation of their business.” The report cites Software AG as a provider of “… a mature EAMS that is strong in technology asset management. (…) Software AG will meet the needs of EA professionals and is competitive in all criteria. This vendor is particularly strong in technology asset management and service management.”

Alfabet and ARIS are facilitators for Digital Business and IoT operating models Part of Software AG’s Business and IT Transformation offering, Alfabet Enterprise Architecture (EA) Management combines core capabilities of the Alfabet and ARIS product lines to improve business and IT collaboration by creating a common understanding of business strategy between IT and business departments. It articulates how IT can drive business strategy and actively support business success. With Alfabet, the technology portfolio can be optimized by reducing costs for licenses, operations, support and application integration, freeing up financial resources for innovation.

Organizations are changing their business and IT operating models to excel in customer experience and support new digital business models. Dr. Stefan Sigg, Chief Product Officer, Software AG, said: “As the drive for digital transformation pushes IT to do more—master new technologies, collaborate on the digital business strategy, and recommend strategic investment—we recommend our customers to go with the solution that consistently leads in EA tools. We are committed to help our customers achieve their business goals by providing the best product portfolio for their needs.”

The report can be downloaded here.

* The Forrester Wave™: Enterprise Architecture Management Suites, Q1 2019; The 12 Providers That Matter Most And How They Stack Up, by Gordon Barnett