IBM & Hong Kong Government Choose System Architect 2001

As a result of its success in teaming up with IBM Hong Kong on a bid for Hong Kong government software development contracts, Popkin Software announced that its System Architect 2001 product has been selected as the modeling tool of choice for all future development projects by IBM Hong Kong.The Hong Kong Government has awarded IBM the contract for all new projects and System Architect 2001 has been chosen as the strategic modeling tool to be used. IBM will be providing local support in System Architect 2001 to the Hong Kong Government System Architect 2001 is the first Enterprise Modeling tool to include comprehensive support for business, process, object and data modeling. It supports leading business and process modeling notations, UML for component and object modeling, a new, model-based approach for data modeling, and provides complete support for traditional structured analysis and design techniques."System Architect 2001 is an excellent product, but more impressive still has been the level of support we have received from Popkin, especially throughout our own bid process," said Steven Chow, Senior Sales Specialist at IBM."This is another significant win for us. Asia Pacific has traditionally been a strong market for us -- IBM Japan has been using and distributing a Kanji version of our product for many years and IBM China also uses Popkin products," commented Mark McGregor, Vice President of Business Strategy at Popkin Software.At this stage, no exact revenue figures are available but the deal is expected to realize revenues of around $250,000 for Popkin over the next 12 months.For more information about Popkin Software & Systems, visit www.popkin.com.