ASCOT, Berkshire U.K., and QUEBEC, Quebec, Canada – February 26th 2007 – Silwood Technology Ltd and Grandite today announced a direct interface between Silwood Technology’s world-leading Enterprise Application metadata analysis tool Saphir and Grandite’s SILVERRUN tools for advanced data, process and UML modeling.

Graham Simpson of Silwood Technology:
“Saphir continues to dominate the Enterprise Application metadata intelligence market space and this relationship with Grandite marks another step in our tools vendor program to extend Saphir’s reach to all parts of the data modeling community.

We are pleased to have forged such a close partnership with Grandite based upon mutual recognition and respect for each company’s market knowledge and strengths.

At the technology level we have collaborated with Grandite’s R&D team to enable them to build a seamless interface between our product sets.

At the marketing level we are working with Grandite to help them bring the solution to the SILVERRUN market, in response to the demand shown from their global customer base.

We look forward to a long relationship with Grandite as our technologies continue to develop and expand.

Axel Troike, President of Grandite:
We have long recognized the challenge that Enterprise Applications pose for our customers within their overall data modeling and metadata management environments.

Combining Saphir’s unique ability to provide in depth enterprise application metadata intelligence with SILVERRUN’s advanced data modeling functionality is an important part of our commitment to deliver comprehensive solutions for true enterprise wide application integration to our customer base.

We are particularly delighted that Silwood Technology have allowed us to couple Saphir and SILVERRUN in a way that enables our customers to design and integrate Enterprise and individual applications using one modeling tool.

The SAPHiR-for-SILVERRUN solution which unfolds its full strength with the new version of SILVERRUN RDM Relational Data Modeler will give our customers a head start in managing their applications.

About Grandite
Grandite is the supplier of the SILVERRUN tools for data, process and UML modeling. Having been on the market for more than 15 years, SILVERRUN tools are used by organizations of all sizes and business branches in more than 30 countries.

Grandite markets SILVERRUN both directly and via regional distributors and is Silwood Technology’s exclusive partner for the SAPHiR-for-SILVERRUN solution.

For further information contact: Frank T. Wolniak (
Vice President Sales
Grandite, 120-1220 Lebourgneuf Blvd
Quebec , Qc Canada G2K 2G4

Telephone: +1 418 622 4892
Fax: +1 418 622 7001

About Silwood Technology Ltd. 
Founded in 1992 Silwood Technology Ltd is a leading supplier of enterprise modeling and metadata management tools. The company has pioneered the use of metadata extraction and analysis for the purpose of building accurate data models of Enterprise Applications including SAP, BW, PeopleSoft, Siebel and JD Edwards.

Silwood markets Saphir both directly and via relationships with key tools vendors.

For further information contact: 
Sue Edwards (
Silwood Technology Ltd,
Technology Transfer Centre,
Silwood Park, Ascot,
Berkshire, SL5 7PW, UK

Telephone: +44 (0)1344 876 553
Fax: +44 (0)1344 876 554

Note: SAP and SAP BW are trademarks or registered trademarks of SAP AG. All other company and product names may be trade names or trademarks of their respective owners.


ASCOT, Berkshire U.K., 23rd January 2006 – Silwood Technology Ltd today announced the expansion of its suite of enterprise application metadata intelligence tools.

The latest product, Pheryt, is specifically targeted at the Siebel CRM market and is designed to enable developers & analysts to understand the complex links between controls on Siebel screens and the columns in the database where the information is physically stored.

Graham Simpson of Silwood Technology –

“Pheryt builds on our highly successful Saphir family of ERP metadata intelligence tools.

We originally extended Saphir to deliver full metadata analysis functionality to Siebel sites and this has been enthusiastically received by the market. However, our customers also told us that they were experiencing specific metadata problems associated with the development & control of multiple installations of Siebel.

Developers and maintenance teams needed a means of easily & rapidly mapping where a given data item in the database is used by the User Interface (UI). Business Analysts were interested in defining report specifications from the screen fields.

These requirements are 2 sides of the same coin, so we have focused this first phase of Pheryt functionality on the mapping between Siebel Applets and database tables. Pheryt users are therefore able to rapidly become expert at discovering and using these data mappings. Pheryt’s architecture allows us to easily add more mapping functionality as market requirements emerge and this in turn allows us price Pheryt very aggressively.”

Bruce Wealleans, head of Pheryt product development at Silwood Technology –

“We went back to the drawing board and architected Pheryt completely differently to Saphir; whilst of course ensuring that they complement each other to deliver on the full metadata intelligence requirements of our Siebel based customers.

Pheryt has been developed to work directly against the Siebel system and answer specific screen to data mapping questions on the fly and export the results in a range of formats from XML to pdf. A key design goal was that Pheryt should be simple to install and work directly against the operational Siebel data dictionary.

Based on the feedback from our beta customers we feel confident that Pheryt allows users to quickly navigate the hierarchy of Siebel objects and provide accurate mappings to meet both user group requirements.”

Pheryt is expected to appeal to both Siebel developers and business analysts and is available for immediate shipment under a range of licence options from individual user to site licence.

To learn more about the Pheryt please go to the Silwood Technology web site

About Silwood Technology Ltd

Founded in 1992 Silwood Technology is a leading supplier of enterprise modeling and metadata management tools. The company has pioneered the use of metadata extraction and analysis for the purpose of building accurate data models.

Silwood has partnerships and global distribution relationships with leading tools vendors such as Computer Associates, ASG and Telelogic.

Silwood Technology Ltd
Silwood Business Centre
Silwood Park
Buckhurst Road
Ascot, Berkshire SL5 7PW
United Kingdom

Tel: +44 (0) 1344-638107


Metadata for Custom and Packaged Applications (e.g., SAP, PeopleSoft, more) integrated for comprehensive impact, gap, and data lineage analysis NAPLES, Fla Tuesday July 12th 2005 – ASG, an enterprise software and professional services provider to Global 5000 companies, announced today the availability of a solution for providing an integrated understanding of packaged applications (such as SAP and PeopleSoft) along side and with the same clarity as custom developed applications. The offering is the result of a partnership that combines ASG’s market-leading metadata repository with Silwood Technology’s market leading ERP metadata intelligence tool Saphir. Understanding how to integrate data from a packaged application into a data warehouse or with custom developed applications can be extremely challenging and costly. Complexity of packaged applications comes in terms of the size (i.e., some have more than 25,000 database tables) and the cryptic nature of naming conventions (e.g., table name of “T5JC3” and field name of “BEGDA”). From the beginning, specialists were required to help understand, implement, change, and otherwise manage these large and complex applications. Without a broad understanding, organizations have been forced to see packaged application as more of a “black box” that is difficult to fully understand, integrate, and manage. Those days are now over. “By providing integrated views and enabling impact analysis across the scope of packaged and custom developed applications, the solution gives our customers greater control and manageability for their IT assets”, said ASG President and CEO Arthur L. Allen. “ASG is the market-leading provider of integrated metadata management solutions and the relationship with Silwood Technology delivers unprecedented transparency for business and technical users to understand and leverage the integrated value of packaged applications.” In addition to more comprehensive impact analysis, ASG’s support for version and configuration management allows changes to be understood between multiple versions of a packaged application. The understanding for changes incorporates the customizations an organization makes to the packaged application. These comprehensive views can be presented in both textual and graphical view from a web-based or rich-client interface. “Saphir’s unique ability to easily scope and capture metadata from enterprise-level, packaged applications sets it apart in the market”, said Silwood Technology’s CEO Graham Simpson. “we are delighted to join forces with ASG to extend the range of high value metadata solutions that Saphir delivers to corporations as they seek to maximize their investment in enterprise applications.” ASG Metadata Management products provide an efficient and scalable infrastructure for collecting, understanding, managing, and communicating a single point of truth to business and technical users regarding organization’s processes, data, applications, infrastructure and their relationships. These unique capabilities solve many business problems related to communication and understanding in areas such as the data warehouse, enterprise architecture, data management and integration, the data dictionary, and more. For more information about ASG’s Integrated Metadata Management Solutions, visit

About ASG

Founded in 1986, ASG is a privately held global enterprise software and professional services firm that provides a full range of software solutions in the Metadata Management, Applications Management, Operations Management, Content Management, Performance Management, Security Management, and Infrastructure Management arenas. ASG is headquartered in Naples, Florida, USA, with more than 45 offices serving the Americas, Europe, Middle East, Africa, and Asia/Pacific. For more information, visit ASG at About Silwood Technology Ltd Founded in 1992 Silwood Technology is a leading supplier of enterprise modeling and metadata management tools. The company has pioneered the use of metadata extraction and analysis for the purpose of building accurate data models. Silwood has partnerships and global distribution relationships with leading tools vendors such as Computer Associates, ASG and Telelogic. ### To schedule an interview with an ASG professional, contact Neil Myers by calling 805.687.4236 or e-mailing