2021 Gartner® Magic Quadrant for Enterprise Architecture Tools

2021 Gartner® Magic Quadrant for Enterprise Architecture Tools

The Gartner® Magic Quadrant is a graphical presentation of a company's Completeness of Vision and Ability to Execute their vision compared to market standards and other available technologies in the same category. Magic Quadrant research reports can be highly useful tools for anyone looking to find technology vendors that fits their businesses needs by comparing with other competitors in their market segment. The Enterprise Architecture (EA) tools provide enterprise capabilities modelling and analysis features to support continuous business evolution and technology strategies realisation.

Figure 1: Magic Quadrant for Enterprise Architecture Tools 2021

EA tools allow organisations to examine both the need for, and the impact of change as a result of digital transformation. They capture the interrelationships and interdependencies within and between an ecosystem of partners, operating models, capabilities, people, processes, information, and applications and technologies. They provide a central repository as a single source of truth to capture information about enterprise through metamodel definition with its respective artifacts that an enterprise cares about and their related life cycles. In the 2021 Gartner Magic Quadrant for Enterprise Architecture tools, ATD Solution’s tool partners have been listed as Leaders and Challengers categories as listed in the following figure:


Once again Avolution® has been recognised by Gartner as a Leader for its ABACUS platform. ABACUS supports enterprise architects in working collaboratively with various teams such as business, solution and IT architects as well as decision-makers across the business divisions. According to 2021 report, Avolution has a comprehensive metamodel that is able to auto-adjust data and structurally improve the quality of the repository. This has led to increase the enterprise-level data reliability.  Avolution believes that their tool excels as a powerful and trusted for enterprise architecture teams.


BiZZdesign® has yet again been named as a Leader for the 6th year in a row. The completed migration to cloud has elevated the availability and resiliency of its tool, HoriZZon, as well as able to offer additional configurability and extensibility. This year, BiZZdesign® has invested in a new customer experience research team and partnered with different subject matter experts to better drives innovation. The tool helps relevant stakeholders see the full multi-dimensional picture, find and design the right path, and execute with confidence to their targeted future with their fully configurable metamodel feature. Known for its deep expertise, BiZZdesign® partners with organizations to guarantee the success of their investment prioritization, transformation, and risk management initiatives.

BOC® Group

In the latest Garner® Magic Quadrant, BOC® Group has been identified as a Leader, the report stated that BOC® Group has revamped and repositioned its offering. BOC® Group believes that 2021 Gartner® Magic Quadrant has re-affirmed ADOIT's role as an indispensable incubator for innovation and transformation for companies across various industries. It solidifies BOC Group's position at the highest tier of the EA industry through key features that include combining key asset information, analysing organisational dependencies, and generating data-driven insights, the tool supports business and IT leaders in taking smart investment decisions when continuously re-designing their digital enterprise.

Orbus® Software

Orbus® Software has been positioned as a Challenger in the 2021 Gartner® Magic Quadrant. According to the report, the tool has a portfolio of templated industry solutions and frameworks that are use-case-based that cover from the business strategy to IT operations that will result in reduce time and complexity as well as learning curve and adoption. This reduces time for enterprises to adopt and benefit from the EA tool setup. Orbus can customise its strategies for small to large enterprises and for business and IT roles.

ATD Solution has a strong relationship with all the tool partners and these global strategic partnerships equip us to address the needs of the industry market. Our local team in our respective local offices in Hong Kong, Indonesia, Malaysia and Singapore provides the local supports for these EA tools that will ensure fulfilling the SLA requirements. We are dedicated to delivering excellence in digital adoption initiatives and supporting clients through successful business IT transformations.

ATD Consulting assist clients to establish their connected Digital Enterprise Architecture as a culture. The clients will be equipped with the necessary capabilities and competencies to continuously driving digital transformation within the organisation.

ATD Consulting offers TOGAF® 9 as a framework that will furnish the clients with a variety of tools, building blocks and resources that facilitate the design and process of Enterprise Architecture across four domains: Business, Data, Application and Technology. If you wish to know more about TOGAF®9, view course preview here.

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