Compuware "Lights Up" the Mainframe at Gartner Symposium ITxpo 2012 With Live Demos of New Compuware APM(R) for Mainframe

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DETROIT, Oct. 17, 2012 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Compuware Corporation (Nasdaq:CPWR), the technology performance company, today announced it will "light up the mainframe" at Gartner Symposium ITxpo with live demonstrations of Compuware APM® for Mainframe, the industry's first and only solution for deep transaction management from the edge of the Internet through the mainframe.

What: Compuware will run demos of the recently announced APM for Mainframe in the
company's booth at Gartner Symposium ITxpo 2012. The solution, which combines
Compuware dynaTrace's patented PurePath Technology® with Compuware Strobe's
unrivaled mainframe application management expertise, enables teams to resolve
performance problems faster, reduce MIPS costs, postpone hardware upgrades and
accelerate time-to-market. Attendees won't want to miss the opportunity to see how this
breakthrough technology can trace transactions from the distributed tiers deep into the
When: Oct. 22 through Oct. 25, 2012.
Where: Gartner Symposium ITxpo, Orlando, Florida -- Compuware Booth #943, located in the
Pacific Ballroom.
Why: Historically, IT has been blind to the impact that mobile, web and business applications
have had on mainframe application performance. For the first time ever, with Compuware APM for Mainframe,
deep transaction management has been extended into the mainframe.
Users can track transactions 24/7 across the application delivery chain, from the initial
customer click, across all tiers, to the mainframe and back.
Gartner Symposium attendees can visit the Compuware booth to see this cutting-edge
solution in action.
Who: CIOs, CTOs and other senior IT executives and managers.

About the Compuware Mainframe Solutions

Compuware's Mainframe Solutions help the world's leading organizations maximize developer productivity, minimize costs and deliver better service. The Solutions are available within the Compuware Workbench, an open development environment that features an intuitive and easy-to-use graphical user interface. Workbench makes common mainframe tasks faster and simpler to perform for both experienced mainframers as well those new to the mainframe, enabling companies to develop new services faster, more efficiently and with higher quality utilizing existing resources.

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