Troux Announces Integration with CA Clarity™ Project & Portfolio Management Software

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Best-of-breed PPM and Enterprise Architecture Integration Provides New Levels of Visibility for Urgent Cost Restructuring and Improved Business-IT Alignment

We have been looking for ways to better integrate PPM and EA to drive unified IT Optimization, Investment Planning and Standards programs

Troux Technologies™, the leader in strategic IT planning and control software, today announced Troux CA Clarity Connection™, the first software connector to enable two-way integration between the leading project and portfolio management software, CA Clarity™ PPM, and the just-announced Troux 8, strategic IT planning and control software suite.

The company also announced that its Troux CA Clarity Connection product has been certified ca smart™ with CA Clarity PPM software from CA (NASDAQ: CA). The ca smart certification program attests that products will integrate seamlessly with CA's industry-leading solutions, providing customers with substantial and immediate business benefits.

This new level of integration, delivered by Troux CA Clarity Connection, provides the CIO with the unmatched visibility necessary to identify significant, actionable cost takeout opportunities while at the same time better prioritizing limited discretionary funds for maximum business impact. CIOs and their teams are able to make more informed decisions to achieve the IT spending realignment and business agility requirements dictated by today's tough economic environment.

"With Troux CA Clarity Connection, the Project Office and EA teams work together, each benefiting from the other's insights and delivering an end-to-end and integrated investment and portfolio planning process for the CIO," said David Hood, CEO of Troux Technologies, Inc."

"CA Clarity PPM and Troux are leaders in their respective markets. The combined solution enables joint customers to achieve a unified and comprehensive governance model for the entire IT investment landscape," said Helge Scheil, corporate senior vice president and general manager, Governance Group, CA.

Maximize Value of IT Assets
Troux CA Clarity Connection provides significantly enhanced insight into the IT investment portfolio and enables better alignment of that portfolio with business objectives. These capabilities are delivered through two way mapping: map CA Clarity PPM project portfolio information (investment ideas, projects, status, business services and costs) to Troux's enterprise technology and business architecture, and map Troux's architecture portfolio information (applications, assets, lifecycles, technologies, owners, skills and business impact information) to projects and services portfolios in CA Clarity PPM.

The benefits are dramatic:

  •     Achieve comprehensive enterprise IT visibility and control.
  •     Provide insights to more effectively realign budgets, priorities and assignments.
  •     Make better decisions, faster, leading to increased business agility and flexibility.
  •     Finally, understand the true total cost of IT ownership.

"We have been looking for ways to better integrate PPM and EA to drive unified IT Optimization, Investment Planning and Standards programs," said Phil LaBelle, Vice President of IT Strategy, Architecture & Planning, Hyatt Hotels & Resorts. "Now with Troux CA Clarity Connection the information and processes can be integrated to deliver a higher level of insight into how our IT resources are being utilized to support the critical needs of the business."

Part of Troux 8, Strategic IT Planning and Control Software Suite
Troux CA Clarity Connection is part of Troux 8, the recently announced enhanced suite of Troux Strategic IT Planning and Control business applications and transformation platform. Troux 8 features an all new business critical application, Troux Alignment™ and the recently updated Troux eaGov™ as well as significant upgrades to existing applications, Troux Optimization™ and Troux Standards™.

Troux applications are built on the Troux Transformation Platform™ which provides sophisticated capabilities for Enterprise Architecture as well as a very configurable and secure shared information platform for the Troux applications.

Availability and Pricing
Troux CA Clarity Connection is available now. Pricing is available upon request. Please see for more information.

About Troux
Troux provides CIOs with innovative software to drive urgent cost restructuring and business changes. With Troux, CIOs identify where IT spending and programs are redundant or out-of-step with business strategy, and can plan and manage necessary changes, with live status information and guidance to all relevant employees and executives.

Troux's unique approach results in immediate cost savings as well as step changes to ongoing IT efficiency, business response, and risk reduction. Troux customers and partners are large Global 2000 enterprises and government agencies, including Accenture, AstraZeneca, Barclays Bank, Department of Homeland Security, Fiducia, Los Alamos National Laboratory, GMAC, Vocalink and Vodafone.

Troux Technologies is the acknowledged leader in the Strategic IT Planning and Control software market. In June 2008 Troux was recognized as a leader in Enterprise Architecture Tools by the prestigious technology research firm Gartner. To learn more, please see

Note: Troux, Troux Alignment, Troux Optimization, Troux Standards and Troux Transformation Platform are trademarks of Troux Technologies, Inc. All other trademarks are property of their respective owners.

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