Compare Avolution ABACUS vs. erwin Enterprise Architecture

Avolution ABACUS is ranked 8th in Architecture Management with 3 reviews while erwin Enterprise Architecture is ranked 6th in Architecture Management with 4 reviews. Avolution ABACUS is rated 6.6, while erwin Enterprise Architecture is rated 7.2. The top reviewer of Avolution ABACUS writes "Powerful and customizable, but the interface needs to be more user-friendly and it needs dashboards". On the other hand, the top reviewer of erwin Enterprise Architecture writes "Offers clarity about our data and is scalable with good technical support". Avolution ABACUS is most compared with Sparx Systems Enterprise Architect, ARIS BPM and iServer, whereas erwin Enterprise Architecture is most compared with IDERA ER/Studio, SAP PowerDesigner and Sparx Systems Enterprise Architect. See our Avolution ABACUS vs. erwin Enterprise Architecture report.
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The most valuable feature is the traceability, you can trace any object to the other.If you face new challenges or issues then you can dynamically customize according to the business needs.

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The ability to share and collaborate on the solution is its most valuable feature.The initial setup was really straightforward and the deployment was done within one day.Forward and reverse engineering were valuable features.Support for a broad range of data sources from relational to big data to the Cloud.

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While this is one of the most powerful tools on the market it does not integrate well with Microsoft Office or others.If they want to expand in the European market then they are going to have to improve their technical support.It is vastly scalable but you can't run it on a Mac or Linux so it has limitations.The most valuable features are the catalog and the diagram.

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The solution needs to focus on allowing for more integrations.I would like to see an improvement in the output of the solution.Business process modelling could be improved.There might be improvement required to better support some of the MPP databases for non-relational data structures and NoSQL databases.

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This solution is expensive for some people's budgets and they need to offer a Lite version at a cheaper price

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ABACUS is designed to provide the quickest time-to-value of any enterprise architecture tool. Build and maintain rich visual models from existing company data. ABACUS comes with standard industry frameworks as well as advanced analytic tools and best-in-class roadmapping and reporting functionality.

erwin is used by more than 50,000 professionals in 60+ countries to get big results from their enterprise data initiatives. erwin is the #1 choice in virtually every industry, from government and healthcare to retail and finance.

erwin Modeling provides a collaborative environment to manage enterprise data through an intuitive, graphical interface. With a centralized view of key data definitions, you can leverage information as a strategic asset and more efficiently manage your data resources to save time and money.

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BarclaysAT&T, Bank of America, Chevron, Duke University, ESPN, Fidelity, GE, JP Morgan Chase, KPMG, McGraw Hill, NASA, Pfizer, Royal Bank of Scotland, Teradata, Union Pacific, Vodafone, Wells Fargo.
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Software R&D Company34%
Insurance Company11%
Financial Services Firm10%
Media Company5%
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