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"The solution is easily modified to suit your needs.""This is a flexible tool compared to some other solutions.""The solution has wide use within Microsoft products. The integration with Microsoft products, and, in particular, Microsoft Office, is great.""The most valuable features are mainly the reporting side of things and the dashboard."

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"The most valuable features are that it's user-friendly and the user experience. It's easy to map the fact sheets.""The usability is very high. It almost looks like a Facebook for Enterprise architecture, it's pretty nice. It's HTML5 based. The repository is very easy. It has 10 different ways of sorting the objects you have in your architecture repository. Maintaining new data or to add data to your repository is very easy.""Among the most valuable features are the easy-to-use interface and the ability to get quick results... Many tools that I have seen are great for technical people and for giving technical and business information as well, but they're not as friendly and easy as LeanIX... It works well for both technical and business users. It provides a good combination, enabling you to quickly put valuable information in for both technical and non-technical people and derive results."

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"We found a few issues with importing data and all the manipulation of data, especially when it came to the BI side of things because it utilized a particular template to be able to get certain reports. The user administrators could not manipulate it to get the right reports.""The performance is slow, which is something that should be improved.""The migration tool needs to be included in the main package, and not as a separate license.""It runs relatively slowly."

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"They should improve the out of the box connectors that they provide. They should see if clients are really ready to adapt them.""Another area for improvement is that when you're starting to look into more advanced information, using the solution's APIs and its customizations, documentation for that specific aspect is not very good. There is not too much support built into the offering for that aspect, for a developer.""Not a ten because you always have that gap between complexity and easy to use. And the more complex the tool becomes, the more difficult it is to get the usability."

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    iServer is a unified software platform and enterprise modeling environment that extends and enhances the familiar, market leading Microsoft Visio and Office products. Core capabilities provided by iServer include an enhanced Microsoft Visio diagramming interface, a powerful central repository for all enterprise architecture or business process models and documentation, and a range of tools for visualization, analysis and decision making.

    LeanIX delivers collaborative Enterprise Architecture designed for modern IT. Our open, data-driven architecture management model helps organizations adapt to the evolving demands of digital. From agile to multi-cloud and beyond, architecture teams using LeanIX have the power to strategically support the business and report 45% reduction in time to value delivery. More than 90,000 users across enterprises worldwide rely on LeanIX to manage their IT landscape, including adidas, Bosch, 7Eleven, and Zalando.

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    Barclays, Cathay Pacific, Deloitte, British Gas, MasterCard
    adidas, Bosch, Chico's, Haworth, Helvetia, KuKa, Osram, Telekom, TUI, Santander, Swarovski, Vaillant, 7Eleven, and Zalando.
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    Energy/Utilities Company25%
    University13%
    Maritime Company13%
    Financial Services Firm13%
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    Computer Software Company21%
    Comms Service Provider18%
    Government9%
    Financial Services Firm8%
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    Computer Software Company24%
    Comms Service Provider16%
    Financial Services Firm9%
    Government7%
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    Small Business17%
    Midsize Enterprise25%
    Large Enterprise58%
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    iServer is ranked 10th in Architecture Management with 4 reviews while LeanIX is ranked 8th in Architecture Management with 3 reviews. iServer is rated 8.6, while LeanIX is rated 8.6. The top reviewer of iServer writes " Reporting feature and SharePoint integration makes it easier for administrators to upload information for BI". On the other hand, the top reviewer of LeanIX writes "Saves us significant time when analyzing potential mergers and acquisitions and how our technologies match up". iServer is most compared with Sparx Systems Enterprise Architect, Visio, MEGA HOPEX, ARIS BPA and Avolution ABACUS, whereas LeanIX is most compared with Sparx Systems Enterprise Architect, Ardoq, Avolution ABACUS, MEGA HOPEX and BiZZdesign HoriZZon. See our LeanIX vs. iServer report.

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