updated 4/21/2011 10:47:06 AM ET 2011-04-21T14:47:06

Webinar to Detail New Research Showing Revenue Impact of Poor Cloud Performance
Despite Enforcing SLAs; Attendees to Learn Best Practices to Successful Cloud Deployments

DETROIT, April 21, 2011 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Compuware Corporation (Nasdaq:CPWR), the technology performance company, today announced a live webinar featuring Enterprise Management Associates (EMA) that will highlight new research showing the revenue impact of poor cloud application performance and service level agreements (SLAs). Attendees will learn five best practices for successful cloud deployments and pitfalls to avoid that will dramatically improve the business results that organizations can achieve with cloud computing.

Title: "Five Best Practices for Successful Cloud Deployments – and the Pitfalls to Avoid"
When: Thursday, April 28, 2011
Time: 11 a.m. Eastern time
Presenters:



Dennis Drogseth, Vice President of Research at Enterprise Management Associates and

Richard Stone, Cloud Solutions Manager at Compuware Corporation
Why:









Companies that rely on enforcing SLAs from their Cloud Service Providers to manage the

performance of their cloud applications are increasingly discovering that they are failing to

meet their business objectives. The reality is that by the time an SLA has been missed,

your end users and customers have already been severely impacted, resulting in poor

adoption and missed revenue opportunities.
  Successful cloud deployments require real-time visibility of application performance and

service level trends across the entire delivery chain
– from the First Mile (your data center)

to the Last Mile (your users). This insures that companies are able to detect problems

anywhere in the delivery chain, before end users, customers, and your business are impacted.
What: During this free webinar, attendees will learn:
  •  research results showing how and where companies are benefitting most and

conversely where they've had issues or had to rethink and redirect their cloud initiatives; and
  •  best practices to adopt – and pitfalls to avoid – that will enable organizations to get cloud

deployments right the first time from both a process and an APM perspective.
  Attendees will also receive a complimentary summary EMA's report titled: "Operationalizing

Cloud: The Move Towards a Cross-Domain Service Management Strategy."
 Download it here.
Register Here: http://bit.ly/gqxjbX

Compuware delivers the market's only application performance management solution ‑ Gomez and Vantage ‑ that provides broad visibility and deep-dive resolution across the entire application delivery chain, spanning both the enterprise and the Internet. These unrivaled capabilities make Compuware the global standard for optimizing application performance.

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Compuware Corporation

Compuware Corporation, the technology performance company, provides 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's APM Solution
         kayla.siefker@compuware.com
         313-227-1402
         For Sales and Marketing Information
         Compuware Corporation
         One Campus Martius
         Detroit, MI 48226
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