Compuware APM General Manager, John Van Siclen, to Deliver Keynote Address at Evanta Boston CIO Executive Summit 2012

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DETROIT, Nov. 21, 2012 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Compuware Corporation (Nasdaq:CPWR), the technology performance company, today announced that John Van Siclen, General Manager of Compuware's application performance management (APM) business, will deliver the luncheon keynote address titled: "Why Application Performance has Become a Strategic Business Imperative" at the Evanta Boston CIO Executive Summit 2012. Van Siclen will discuss how application performance impacts the business and will provide best practices and approaches to ensure peak performance and great customer experiences.

Session Title: "Why Application Performance has Become a Strategic Business Imperative"
When: Wednesday, November 28, 2012
Time: 12:30 p.m. Eastern Time
Where: Evanta Boston CIO Executive 2012 Summit, The Boston Park Plaza Hotel & Towers
In today's era of the digital enterprise, applications have become the primary way businesses interact with customers, partners and supply chains. Virtually everything is done online these days, from banking and shopping to education and entertainment, because it's faster, easier, more cost-effective and more efficient.
Customers and partners have come to expect, and even demand excellent user experiences — any time, any place and on any device. Consequently, application performance directly impacts business performance more than ever before. As user expectations rise and IT developments such as cloud computing, big data and mobility increase in complexity, assuring great performance is now one of the biggest challenges.
In this keynote, attendees will learn how to overcome these challenges and consistently deliver great application performance that drives more revenue, greater loyalty and stellar brand image.
John Van Siclen is the general manager of Compuware's APM business unit and has more than 25 years of leadership in the computer system and software business. Van Siclen is responsible for driving Compuware's leadership in APM and advancing customer success in applying Compuware's solutions to make application performance an integral part of the application lifecycle.

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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