Compuware Announces Best Practices for Optimizing Cloud and Virtualized Applications

Compuware Announces Best Practices for Optimizing Cloud and Virtualized
Applications

Provides Techniques and Methods for Managing Performance of Business-Critical
                      Cloud and Virtualized Applications

DETROIT, Feb. 11, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Compuware Corporation
(Nasdaq:CPWR), the technology performance company, today announced the
publication of its latest Application Performance Management (APM) Best
Practices collection, titled: "Optimizing Cloud & Virtualized Applications."
Written by thought leaders from Compuware's APM Center of Excellence, this new
volume provides best practices and techniques that enable senior managers, IT
team leaders and practitioners to manage and optimize application performance
in cloud environments. Download this volume here.

Cloud and virtualization are two of the most transformational technology
trends in the IT industry today. Initially, a common concern with the
migration to these environments is centered on data integrity and security. As
adoption moves from departmental applications and test environments to
business-critical applications, managing performance and availability has
become a critical issue. This volume examines the business and operational
challenges associated with these changes.

Topics covered in this new volume include:

  oapplication performance challenges of working in a virtualized
    environment;
  owhy performance management is easier in public clouds rather than in
    on-premise clouds;
  othe challenge of managing hybrid-cloud applications;
  oparadigm shift in cost structure and its risk in the public cloud; and
  ohow to monitor and analyze performance of the Windows Azure Storage
    Service.

Download this volume 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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CONTACT: Press Contact
         Kayla Siefker
         Senior Public Relations Manager
         Compuware APM Business Unit
         kayla.siefker@compuware.com
         313-227-1402
        
         Jackie Lucas
         Warner Communications
         978-526-1960
         Jackie@warnerpr.com
        
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