Compuware Details Uniface Application Modernization Strategy

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Uniface World Tour Hits Las Vegas, Highlights Challenges and Solutions for Developing Enterprise Applications; Details Vision for Deploying Applications in the Cloud

DETROIT, Oct. 2, 2012 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Compuware Corporation (Nasdaq:CPWR), the technology performance company, recently detailed its strategy for helping customers to modernize enterprise applications and leverage new technologies including cloud computing. This announcement was made at the North American Uniface User Group conference held September 30-October 3, 2012 in Las Vegas. This event was the start of a world tour to help customers address the pressing challenges of application modernization with events throughout Europe and stretching worldwide including Australia, Japan, Mexico and Brazil.

"Organizations are under great pressure to reduce IT systems cost, particularly in this challenging economic climate," 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. Uniface is taking a leadership role in this effort by educating our customers and helping them to better understand this challenge. It is wonderful to see the growing attendance at events such as the North American Uniface User Group as we share our perspective on this important challenge."

The event 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; and having a service oriented architecture.

Compuware Uniface customer Lester Smith, Vice President Application Development at QBE shared his experience with Uniface: "Application Modernization is an ongoing priority for QBE. From the days of a green screen application to the current browser-based implementation, Uniface has enabled us to keep current with new technologies and scale for expansion."

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