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Compuware Recognized for Innovation and Leadership in Mobile APM

Compuware APM delivers a new-generation approach to mobile APM, covering native, web and hybrid deployments

Compuware Corporation has announced that SD Times Magazine has named Compuware APM to its 2014 SD Times 100 list as a leader and innovator in the "Mobile Testing, Quality Assurance, and Security" category. The award reaffirms the company's ongoing success to driving mobile application performance to new levels and its dominance in the mobile APM arena. The SD Times 100 recognizes the industry's top leaders, innovators and influencers as the "best of the best" in 10 industry segments.

"The challenges and complexities facing software developers have never been higher. The innovations we have seen across mobile, cloud, big data, web and enterprise applications as well as the accelerated adoption of DevOps are all occurring against the backdrop of increased user demands for performance," said David Rubinstein, editor-in-chief of BZ Media's SD Times. "Thanks to companies like Compuware APM, software developers are armed with the insight and solutions they need to tackle these challenges and help their organizations succeed in the marketplace."

Compuware's leadership in mobile APM dates back to 2008 when the company delivered the industry's first mobile APM offering. Compuware APM delivers a new-generation approach to mobile APM, covering native, web and hybrid deployments and addressing the entire application development lifecycle. The result is an efficient, effective collaboration between development, QA and production - so everyone is empowered to achieve mobile performance goals more efficiently than ever.

According to ComScore four out of five consumers now shop or complete transactions on smartphones, so a buggy mobile app is every bit as detrimental to brand equity and customer loyalty as a slow website on a desktop. In fact, Compuware found customers expect at least similar if not better performance from mobile apps than desktop sites. The result is that mobile APM is moving from a "nice to have" to a business imperative.

"We are honored be recognized by SD Times yet again for our industry leadership and innovation," said John Van Siclen, General Manager of Compuware's APM business unit. "While we are pleased with our achievements, the pressures, demands and challenges facing software developers will only increase. We are committed to helping them by continuously raising the bar for application performance management to not only make their jobs easier, but also to drive business success across their organizations."

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 foundation.

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