Compuware Plans "Day One" Support for IBM COBOL 5.1

Compuware Plans "Day One" Support for IBM COBOL 5.1

DETROIT, May 6, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Compuware Corporation (Nasdaq:CPWR),
the technology performance company, today announced same day support for IBM
Enterprise COBOL for z/OS v5.1 when it becomes available next month.

Compuware's solutions for COBOL are developed and tested on the latest IBM
z/Architecture System z hardware and software releases in partnership with
IBM. When customers are ready to migrate their production applications to
COBOL 5.1, Compuware's Mainframe Developer Productivity solutions will be
ready to assist throughout the application development lifecycle -- from
analyzing code, manipulating data, testing and debugging, to pinpointing
problems and resolving application failures. In addition, Compuware's COBOL
source level support will continue to provide unmatched debugging and fast,
reliable problem resolution with minimal developer involvement.

"Compuware has a 35-year history of providing leading IBM COBOL developer
productivity solutions. As we have done with previous COBOL introductions, our
development teams have worked directly with IBM teams defining, designing and
developing interfaces so that our solutions will support the new version of
COBOL out of the gate," said Kris Manery, Senior Vice President and General
Manager, Mainframe Solutions, Compuware.

About the Compuware Mainframe Solutions

Compuware's Mainframe solutions help the world's leading organizations
maximize developer productivity, minimize costs and deliver better service.
The Solutions are available within the Compuware Workbench, an open
development environment that features an intuitive and easy-to-use graphical
user interface. Workbench makes common mainframe tasks faster and simpler to
perform for both experienced mainframers as well those new to the mainframe,
enabling companies to develop new services faster, more efficiently and with
higher quality utilizing existing resources.

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