hybris and Compuware Extend APM Partnership to Boost Quality and Accelerate Release Delivery

hybris and Compuware Extend APM Partnership to Boost Quality and Accelerate
Release Delivery

Compuware APM Drives Cross Lifecycle Collaboration to Bolster Application
Quality and Speed of Innovation to hybris Customers and Partners

DETROIT, Feb. 6, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Compuware Corporation (Nasdaq:CPWR),
the technology performance company delivering a new generation of application
performance management (APM), today announced that hybris software, an SAP
company, and the world's fastest-growing commerce platform provider, and
Compuware APM have extended their partnership to empower collaboration among
developers, QA and production teams. This application performance lifecycle
approach helps hybris partners provide higher quality releases with reduced
resources so that customers enjoy high performance releases in a shorter
amount of time.

The new component of their partnership, a partnership first announced in 2011,
builds on Compuware dynaTrace Production Edition's position as the only APM
solution certified by hybris to deeply monitor the hybris platform.

hybris, which delivers enterprise software and on-demand solutions for
eCommerce, omni-channel commerce, master data management and order management,
is extending its partnership with Compuware to bring down service and support
costs, improve project roll out time and ensure pristine quality of eCommerce
projects. By sharing best practices built around hybris' recommended APM
technology, developers and QA professionals building applications on the
hybris platform can better understand how their code behaves and interacts
with the hybris framework, the hybris APIs and the hybris classes to solve
complex application problems quickly to ensure optimal performance and bug

"Our partnership with Compuware APM greatly supports us in our mission to
deliver successful hybris implementations for our customers," said Pat Finn,
Vice President of Channels, Americas, at hybris. "Compuware APM helps its
customers proactively spot and solve application performance issues before
users are impacted, even in the most complex, multi-tier applications. This
insight is vital in enabling them to tune-up their most critical applications
from the user's perspective, increasing loyalty, revenue and brand image.
Married with our industry acclaimed hybris Commerce Suite, this alliance will
provide a winning formula for our customers."

hybris partners with Compuware APM to enable its customers to:

  *assure optimal end-user experiences for online customers and drive greater
    business value by determining the impact of performance on key business
  *monitor complex production applications, assure SLAs and determine
    root-cause of issues;
  *monitor modern application environments – cloud, big data, virtualized,
  *provide business and application insight to all stakeholders via easy to
    use dashboards and reports;
  *increase availability and accelerate release cycles by assuring production
    readiness and scalability; and
  *quickly and easily deploy, use and manage a new generation APM system.

"We are excited to further our partnership with hybris. In the eCommerce
world, application quality and performance has a direct and significant impact
on the user experience that drives revenue and repeat customers," said Blair
Drenner, Vice President of Strategic Business Development for Compuware's APM
business unit. "eCommerce environments have many moving parts and many
stakeholders who need to work seamlessly to guarantee successful customer
experiences. By leveraging Compuware APM's solutions and best practices
throughout their eCommerce lifecycle, hybris customers will be able to manage
that complexity, reduce total cost of ownership and enhance business and
technology performance."

Compuware APM is the leader in a new generation of application performance
management. Unlike traditional APM solutions that are heavy, difficult and
reactive, Compuware APM is light, smart and proactive. Compuware APM is built
to manage the complexity of today's most challenging modern applications
including mobile, cloud, big data and SOA. Compuware APM optimizes and
monitors tens of thousands of applications for more than 5,000 customers,
large and small, around the globe. Through the lens of end-user experience,
our customers enjoy faster performance, proactive problem resolution,
accelerated time-to-market and reduced application management costs through
smarter analytics, advanced APM automation and a unique performance lifecycle

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our customers optimize the performance of their most important and innovative
technologies—those that drive their businesses forward. Today, more than 7,100
companies, including many of the world's largest organizations, depend on
Compuware and our new generation approach to performance management to do just
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