DETROIT, March 10 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Compuware Corporation (Nasdaq: CPWR) today announced that it has been evaluated for its vision and its ability to execute in the application quality marketplace by leading technology analyst firm Gartner. The Gartner Application Quality Ecosystem, published March 8, 2005, positions Compuware in the "Leaders" quadrant in the Application Quality Ecosystem Magic Quadrant, 2005: Leaders and Challengers. According to Gartner, Leaders are performing well today, have a clear vision of market direction and are actively building competencies to sustain their leadership position in the market.
The Gartner "Examine Trends in the Application Quality Ecosystem Market" report stated that the application quality ecosystem emphasizes quality throughout the lifecycle. The report went on to say that the vendors listed in the leaders quadrant in the Application Quality Ecosystem Magic Quadrant dominate the market in terms of enterprise adoption of their products, movement of the industry to align IT and the business, and delivering holistic approaches to quality through the integration of people, process and products.
"We are gratified to see this positive evaluation by Gartner, one of the technology industry's most respected analyst firms," said Tommi White, Chief Operating Officer of Compuware Corporation. "Businesses and the IT organizations that serve them face an ever-increasing pressure to rapidly deliver high-quality business applications. We believe Compuware's completeness of vision and our comprehensive product line ensure that our customers get maximum value out of their business applications."
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Compuware Corporation (Nasdaq: CPWR) maximizes the value IT brings to the business by helping CIOs more effectively manage the business of IT. Compuware solutions accelerate the development, improve the quality and enhance the performance of critical business systems while enabling CIOs to align and govern the entire IT portfolio, increasing efficiency, cost control and employee productivity throughout the IT organization. Founded in 1973, Compuware serves the world's leading IT organizations, including more than 90 percent of the Fortune 100 companies. Learn more about Compuware at http://www.compuware.com.
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