Compuware Publishes Best Practices for Managing Complexity at the Edge of the Internet

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How to Prevent Complexity at the Edge of the Internet From Harming Application
Performance and End User Experience

DETROIT, Feb. 28, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Compuware Corporation (Nasdaq:CPWR), the technology performance company, today announced the publication of the latest volume of its Application Performance Management (APM) Best Practices collection, titled: "Simplifying Complexity at the Edge of the Internet." Written by thought leaders from Compuware's APM Center of Excellence, this new volume provides tips and techniques for developers, architects, operations and senior IT managers on how to prevent complexity at the edge of the Internet from harming application performance and end-user experience. Download this volume here.

The need to deliver great user experiences across a fast changing browser, operating systems and device landscapes puts tremendous pressure on IT operations and application and Web development teams. This volume explores some of the key challenges of monitoring and optimizing complex Internet applications from the end-user perspective.

Topics covered in this new volume include:

  • managing performance across browsers and devices;
  • why page size matters even more for mobile applications;
  • how to optimize websites for tablets;
  • why real user monitoring matters for managing complexity at the edge of the Internet; and
  • managing user experience for Silverlight and Flash applications.

Download this volume here.

"Complexity is the enemy of application performance," said Jeff Loeb, Global Vice President of Marketing for Compuware's APM business unit. "This volume provides best practices for taming complexity at the edge of the internet and delivering great user experiences across all of today's different browsers, smartphones, and tablets."

This is the fourth in a series of best practice whitepapers designed to provide action-oriented advice for practitioners interested in application performance and user experience. Prior volumes include:

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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