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

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

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:

  omanaging performance across browsers and devices;
  owhy page size matters even more for mobile applications;
  ohow to optimize websites for tablets;
  owhy real user monitoring matters for managing complexity at the edge of
    the Internet; and
  omanaging 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:

  *"Proactive Performance Engineering & DevOps"
  *"Best Practices for Optimizing Cloud and Virtualized Applications"
  *"APM Best Practices: 2013 State of the Art and Trends"

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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Compuware Corporation

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make a difference by providing software, experts and best practices to ensure
technology works well and delivers value. Compuware solutions make the world's
most important technologies perform at their best for leading organizations
worldwide, including 46 of the top 50 Fortune 500 companies and 12 of the top
20 most visited U.S. web sites. Learn more at: http://www.compuware.com.

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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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