Compuware Updates Japan Users on Uniface Application Modernization Strategy

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Uniface World Tour Continues in Japan; Provides Guidance on Rapidly Developing Enterprise and Cloud Applications

DETROIT and TOKYO, Nov. 1, 2012 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Compuware Corporation (Nasdaq:CPWR), the technology performance company, today announced that the Uniface World Tour continued this week in Japan with stops in Osaka and Tokyo. The Uniface World Tour is an education briefing to help customers effectively modernize enterprise applications and leverage new technologies, including cloud computing.

"Our Japanese customers are working to rapidly develop applications that align with their business needs and reduce IT systems cost," said Aad van Schetsen, Senior Vice President and General Manager of Compuware's Uniface business unit. "By modernizing applications, organizations reduce costs, increase business agility and leverage new, powerful technologies, such as cloud computing. By bringing the Uniface World Tour to Japan, we are educating our customers and helping them to deliver greater value to the business."

This week's events in Osaka and Tokyo addressed the business case for application modernization, including the need to reduce costs, increase agility and respond to business and technology pressures, such as the cloud and mobile. Additionally, the steps required to undertake a modernization program were outlined, including the need to have a structured but customized approach to modernization.

"We recently used Uniface to deploy the first cloud service for our customers," said Mr. Takahito Ikeda, SI Group Leader, NTT Data Business Brains, Inc. "Uniface Web Development has more productivity than Java, and we will continue to use Uniface as the basis for our Cloud business."

"As a long-term Uniface customer with over 20 years' experience, we have developed several mission critical applications. Our history with Uniface provides us with certainty that Uniface will help our customers' future business needs, such as mobile," said Mr. Shinji Hashiuchi, Sales Director, FCS, Inc.

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