Monday, January 09, 2006

Troux - EA and IT Governance Solutions

www.troux.com (BTM - business technology management) Just like manufacturing companies have a platform upon which they develop their operational support systems (ERP), shouldn't significant IT organizations have something similar? Doesn't there need to be a model of IT upon which IT Operational applications are build? That's Troux. Troux is also the new home of Metis, the well known EA toolset.

Troux Technologies (pronounced "true") is a global provider of IT Governance software to accelerate IT and business transformation. Troux's IT Governance solutions enable organizations to capture critical IT and business data, strategically plan the enterprise, verify standards compliance and manage the enterprise portfolios to transform the business. Troux's breakthrough technology provides the enterprise-class information, policies, and analytics critical for IT excellence. With Troux, organizations succeed in breaking the traditional IT silos and effectively aligning IT with core business goals.

IT Governance with an Enterprise Architecture Focus
Troux's approach to IT Governance is unique. Focusing on enterprise architecture, Troux provides an end-to-end solution to evaluate the enterprise current state, plan the future state and enable operational and strategic transformation activities to merge the two. With Troux, organizations create measurable business value by:

* Aligning IT and business architectures, eliminating redundant resources and yielding a 40% reduction in service provisioning
* Complying with regulatory requirements, yielding a 50% reduction in the number and severity of downtime incidents
* Rationalizing IT resources, yielding a 20% or greater reduction in infrastructure and application costs

Troux's customers include a well-established base of Fortune 500 and Global 2000 leaders in the biotechnology, consumer goods, financial services, technology, insurance, manufacturing, pharmaceutical, retail and telecommunications industries. Troux's Metis brand is synonymous with enterprise architecture excellence at dozens of deployments in U.S. federal departments, agencies and bureaus.