BDNA’s Technopedia™ Catalog and Troux’s EPM Solutions Allow Enterprise Architects to Quickly See How Technology Assets Support the Business.
Austin, Texas - (Feb. 27th, 2014) - Troux™, the global leader in Enterprise Portfolio Management (EPM) and Enterprise Architecture (EA) software, today announced a partnership with BDNA, the leading Data Cloud company, to provide Troux customers with access to the BDNA’s comprehensive Technopedia catalog. When business context from Troux EPM solutions are combined with BDNA’S Technopedia catalog, the result is accurate, actionable information that portfolio planners can use to see the big picture. This expansive visibility allows decision makers to see how their applications, technologies, processes and people relate to one another and the overall business.
“Enterprise Architects are often hampered by asset repositories that are sparsely populated and contain seemingly conflicting data. This disconnected, inconsistent and incomplete data prevents them from making timely and confident architectural decisions,” said Will Scott, CMO of Troux. “Using BDNA’s Technopedia catalog to deliver clean data enriched with market intelligence will give EAs valuable insight via a comprehensive IT reference catalog of software information.”
The Technopedia catalog contains more than 38 million researched data points for over 960,000 hardware and software products. The data is updated every day with new products and market information such as software support levels, Windows compatibility, end-of-life dates, hardware power consumption, and much more. Technopedia also tracks vendor mergers and acquisitions, informing users of market changes so enterprises are never left guessing on if their data is accurate.
“Troux helps business leaders better understand what assets they have, what assets they need, and how to quickly and safely retire or decommission assets that are no longer needed,” said Lennard Fischer, executive vice president of marketing at BDNA. “With BDNA’s Technopedia catalog and Troux’s EPM solutions, Enterprise Architects are now able to confidently make decisions about technology infrastructure and the IT estate, knowing that the underlying data is accurate, timely, and complete.”
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Troux’s mission is to forever change the way businesses make decisions. With Troux solutions, business leaders, CIOs and their teams can use the power of Enterprise Architecture to successfully manage the connected set of enterprise portfolios that define their business. Better-informed decisions powered by the unique TrouxView™ Enterprise Portfolio Management approach helps businesses save money, reduce risk and increase business agility. With the largest and fastest growing base of successful customers, Troux delivers results for some of the world’s best known brands including: American Express, AstraZeneca, Bayer Health Care, Boeing, Cisco, Fidelity, Lloyds, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, U.S. Department of Homeland Security, Vodafone and Volkswagen Group of America.
BDNA is the leading Data Cloud company whose industrialized approach to delivering clean data enriched with the right market intelligence solves the challenge enterprise IT has faced for years in wasteful spending, recognizing risk, improving IT processes and unlocking new value streams. Using BDNA’s Technopedia™ as the common language, data intelligence flows to the right places of an organization, applications now give valuable insights and organizations are better connected with each other and their customers. Venture backed, the company has locations around the globe and is headquartered in Mountain View, California. For more information, please visit the BDNA website.
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