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

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