Compuware Named Market Leader in Application Performance Management by Yet Another Leading Analyst Firm

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DETROIT, March 26, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Compuware Corporation (Nasdaq:CPWR), the technology performance company delivering a new generation of application performance management (APM), today announced that Ovum has named Compuware an APM market leader in its "Ovum Decision Matrix: Selecting an Application Performance Management Solution, 2014-15" report. Compuware is the only APM vendor to be consistently recognized by the world's leading analyst firms as an APM market leader. Download a complimentary copy of Ovum's SWOT assessment of Compuware APM solutions here.

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The report evaluated 10 vendors on technology, market execution and market impact. Compuware achieved the highest ratings in 12 out of 14 categories for APM capabilities. These categories include: 1). solution scope, 2). development and QA orientation, 3). operations orientation, 4). cloud services, 5). business transaction management, 6). end-user experience monitoring, 7). mobile application performance monitoring, 8). server performance monitoring, 9). databases and storage performance management, 10). mainframe performance management, 11). alerts, reporting and dashboards and 12). performance analytics.

In the report, Ovum stated: "Compuware should be on the shortlist of enterprises looking for a state-of-the-art APM solution. Ovum is impressed by the breadth and depth of capabilities, and Compuware has addressed the needs of the Internet generation with a SaaS APM offering, as well as the mobile generation with full native to web and hybrid mobile monitoring capabilities. It has deep-dive capabilities suitable for developers, testers, database administrators, IT infrastructure operators and business transaction management administrators. The solution portfolio's breadth makes Compuware an excellent APM vendor for organizations adopting DevOps across the IT department."

In Ovum's SWOT assessment, Compuware APM's strengths are cited in mobile and web user experience management, monitoring applications in cloud environments and big data monitoring supporting business-level transactions.

"Claiming leadership is one thing, but consistently being recognized by the industry's top analyst firms for proven leadership is another, and this attests to our competitive foothold in the APM market," said John Van Siclen, General Manager of Compuware's APM business unit. "Being named by Ovum as an APM market leader is truly an honor, and continues the steady drumbeat of third-party validation of our work that helps prospective customers cut through marketing hyperbole."

Compuware APM is the leader in a new generation of application performance management. Unlike traditional APM solutions that are heavy, difficult and reactive, Compuware APM is light, smart and proactive. Compuware APM is built to manage the complexity of today's most challenging modern applications including mobile, cloud, big data and SOA. Compuware APM optimizes and monitors tens of thousands of applications for more than 5,000 customers, large and small, around the globe. Through the lens of end-user experience, our customers enjoy faster performance, proactive problem resolution, accelerated time-to-market and reduced application management costs through smarter analytics, advanced APM automation and a unique performance lifecycle foundation.

To read more about Compuware's leadership in the APM market, click here.

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