Compuware Publishes New Whitepaper: "Lessons Learned From Online Retailers During the Holiday Shopping Season"

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Paper Details Best Methods for Businesses to Ensure Websites Are Ready for Peak Holiday Traffic

DETROIT, Oct. 2, 2012 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Compuware Corporation (Nasdaq:CPWR), the technology performance company, today announced that it has published a new whitepaper titled: "Lessons Learned From Online Retailers During the Holiday Shopping Season." The paper explores lessons learned by businesses in preparation for the retail shopping season to ensure their websites were ready for peak holiday traffic. These lessons come from actual customer cases, working with Compuware Professional Services and using Compuware Gomez® 360˚ Web Load Testing to prepare for their peak traffic.

This whitepaper outlines:

  • the importance of planning often and early;
  • key business and IT drivers that must be considered to define an effective plan;
  • the roles business and IT play in ensuring a successful peak traffic event;
  • how root cause analysis enables collaboration and accelerates deployment;
  • the role third-party contributors play in user experience and how to protect against issues with third-parties and;
  • how to deal with geography, browsers and devices – by including them all.

To download the whitepaper, click here.

Compuware APM® is the industry's leading solution for optimizing the performance of web, non-web, mobile, streaming and cloud applications. Driven by end-user experience, Compuware APM provides the market's only unified APM coverage across the entire application delivery chain—from the edge of the internet through the cloud to the datacenter. Compuware APM helps customers deliver proactive problem resolution for greater customer satisfaction, accelerate time-to-market for new application functionality and reduce application management costs through smarter analytics and advanced APM automation.

With more than 4,000 APM customers worldwide, Compuware is recognized as a leader in the "Magic Quadrant for Application Performance Monitoring" report. To read more about Compuware's leadership in the APM market, click here.

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