Seco Tools Selects Troux to Transform Business Processes across Global Organization

Major Swedish manufacturer says only Troux’s Strategic IT Planning software meets their requirements

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Austin, Texas - (May 11th, 2008) - Troux Technologies today announced that Seco Tools, part of the world's largest tools manufacturing group, has selected Troux's breakthrough strategic IT planning software platform, to support an enterprise-wide business transformation. Following an extensive evaluation of Enterprise Architecture and Business Process Modeling software solutions, Troux was selected based on its sole ability to enable and support a number of transformations planned by Seco Tools' executives.

Troux's software platform and products unlock the power of Enterprise Architecture (EA) to support business initiatives such as corporate cost reduction, geographic expansion, business consolidation, and mergers and acquisitions. These initiatives require instant visibility into the interdependencies of the organization's applications, technology, processes and people.

“Troux alone offered the solid data platform that enabled the analytics which are vital to the success of our transformation initiatives” said Anders Lindahl, enterprise architect at Seco Tools. “Additionally, the breadth and depth of reporting to multiple stakeholders will enable us to communicate the success of our programs, which will in turn garner support for more comprehensive initiatives to grow market share and ensure our competitive edge.”

Seco Tools will be implementing the newest version of Troux's strategic IT planning software, Troux 7 released late last year. In developing its latest release, Troux worked closely with a number of key customers to identify the most useful and innovative business and IT transformations including: Application Consolidation; Application Reduction; SOA Investment Planning; IT Simplification; IT Standards Management; Outsourcing; and Infrastructure Consolidation.

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Troux 7.1 provides new out-of-the box support to accelerate these use cases and continues to arm organizations with immediate access to reliable intelligence, improved organizational insight, as well as the ability to conduct impact analysis through risk-free scenario planning.

“The selection of Troux by Seco Tools is further validation of our ability to deliver the solutions required by companies which recognize the contribution of strategic IT planning to their ongoing success and competitive advantage,” said David Hood, CEO at Troux. “We look forward to working with Seco Tools as they continue to apply the power of enterprise architecture to their business and IT transformation projects and maintain their market leadership.”

About Troux

Troux Technologies provides the largest Global 2000 enterprises and governments with strategic IT planning software that helps their IT departments to keep pace with increased business change without adding operational risk. Troux's breakthrough strategic IT planning software unlocks the power of Enterprise Architecture to provide IT leaders with instant access to reliable intelligence, better insight into complex interdependencies and comprehensive impact analysis through scenario planning. As a result, IT teams can accelerate and scale business change initiatives, with faster and more informed decisions, expertly executed initiatives and unprecedented accountability to the business. Troux's customers and partners include: Accenture, AstraZeneca, Barclays Bank, Department of Homeland Security, Fiducia, Los Alamos National Laboratory, GMAC, Vocalink and Vodafone.

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