Compuware to Speak on Optimizing Performance of Azure Applications at VSLive! Orlando 2012 Conference

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DETROIT, Dec. 6, 2012 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Compuware Corporation (Nasdaq:CPWR), the technology performance company, today announced that Daniel Kaar, a Technology Strategist for Compuware's application performance management (APM) business, will present a session titled: "Performance Management of Azure-based Applications Across the Lifecycle"at the VSLive! Orlando 2012 Conference.

Session Title: "Performance Management of Azure-based Applications Across the Lifecycle"
When: Thursday, December 13, 2012
Time: 9:30 a.m. Eastern Time
Where: VSLive! Orlando 2012 Conference, Royal Pacific Resort at Universal Orlando
What: During this session, attendees will learn:
-- a lifecycle approach to APM and how it helps identify performance issues early in staging deployment;
-- how to monitor Azure environments from the application's perspective and how it affects your application;
-- how to measure real users' performance and rapidly pinpoint the root cause of a specific poor-performing user interaction;
-- how the concept of deep transaction visibility can help developers and architects to understand how their choice of infrastructure and cloud service usage affects the total cost of operating applications in Windows Azure; and
-- how an application-centric approach provides the insight needed to manage performance and why it is a better choice than infrastructure monitoring.
Daniel Kaar is a technology strategist in the Compuware APM center of excellence where he contributes to the strategic development of the Compuware dynaTrace® enterprise solution, focusing on APM in cloud environments. Kaar has eight years of experience in software engineering in multiple industries.

Compuware is a platinum sponsor of the VSLive! Orlando 2012 Conference and will exhibit there, December 10-12 at booth #208.

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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