BERLIN, April 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- alfabet, a leading provider of strategic IT planning and Business IT Management solutions, today announced that the company is positioned as a leader in the recently released report, "The Forrester Wave™ for Enterprise Architecture Management Suites (EAMS) Q2 2011", April 15th, 2011, Forrester Research, Inc. The independent research firm recognizes the company as an EAMS leader and states "alfabet is the thought leader and a defining voice in the EAMS category. Within the EAMS category, alfabet is clearly the visionary."
According to the Forrester report, "Release after release, alfabet continues to have the best vision for the upcoming features to complete its existing portfolio of IT management tools."
Further, Forrester acknowledges the increasing value that enterprises are receiving by implementing EAMS solutions in their companies. "Only then do they recognize the value EAMS can add via capabilities such as campaign-based surveys; automated data-quality checking; new analysis capabilities including system or throughput simulations; risk assessment; and support for governance processes to help accelerate decision-making." alfabet's standardized solution suite provides out-of-the-box capabilities to meet many of the identified EAMS needs that companies are now addressing.
alfabet's solution provides an enterprise wide stakeholder model as is cited in the report: "In addition to serving enterprise architects, alfabet is a particularly good fit for organizations that involve the following EA stakeholders: the CIO, the PMO, business relationship managers (BRMs), IT risk managers, IT operations, the head of IT development, IT finance, IT procurement, test managers, and CxOs."
Erik Masing, alfabet's co-founder and CEO said: "We are pleased to be distinguished in the Forrester Wave™ report for the leadership role that we play in shaping this industry. We are committed to innovating our solution in order to continue to provide increasing value to our customers." alfabet has consistently been the market choice in the automotive, finance, insurance and telecommunications industries worldwide. Masing emphasized: "It is our strong stakeholder focus and working partnerships with our global customers that enable us to continue evolving our product offering to meet the industry needs. We are proud of the credit these efforts have received through the Forrester Wave™."
alfabet enables companies to see, analyze, control and align IT initiatives with business priorities continuously. Its planningIT® software is unique in tightly coupling business priorities and IT returns with current and future initiatives. Competitive point solutions offer modelling or repository functions with a static view of priorities, architecture and infrastructure. alfabet provides a holistic, integrated and collaborative approach that offers continuous transparency into how IT and business information, processes and roles are changing and need to be managed over time.
The company serves a global user community of more than 40,000 IT professionals in more than 40 countries in a variety of industries, including automotive, financial services, telecommunications, logistics and high-tech. Its customers include international corporations such as Credit Suisse, Munich Re, BMW, AXA Winterthur, Deutsche Bahn, OCBC and T-Systems. Founded in 1997, alfabet is based in Berlin with U.S. Headquarters in Cambridge, Mass., and Asian operations based in Singapore.
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