DETROIT, Jun 2, 2009 (GlobeNewswire via COMTEX News Network) -- Compuware Corporation (Nasdaq:CPWR) today announced that ClientVantage, Compuware Vantage's End User Experience monitoring solution, was the recipient of the Yphise Award for Best End User Experience Monitoring. This prestigious award was bestowed on Vantage after an in-depth assessment of more than 150 functional and technical aspects of Vantage and leading competitors, including Foglight (Quest Software) and ITCAM for Transactions (IBM).
"ClientVantage is the best ranked solution in comparison with the competition. It demonstrates that the solution has the strength required by large companies and represents a sound investment," stated Yphise in their final report, Service Management: EUEM - End-User Experience Monitoring. "ClientVantage is efficient in detecting the performance incidents, in alerting and in analyzing the root causes. We appreciate the user-friendliness of reporting and dashboards. The richness of graphical representations available and the monitoring of SLA fulfillment facilitate the understanding of the current situation experienced by end-users."
Yphise is an independent research company that conducts ongoing research programs for IT executives and managers. Their dedicated research team guarantees independence, consistent results and timely updates. Their clients include more than 900 major companies worldwide from all sectors including manufacturing, banking, insurance, retail sales, transportation, service and government. For the Yphise Award, Yphise conducts an annual in-depth review of software products across all areas of interest to IT. The research firm conducts each assessment according to Yphise ISO 9001:2000 certified methodology ensuring accuracy and independent assessment.
"We are very honored to be recognized by Yphise," said Steve Tack, Compuware Vice President, IT Service Management. "This award validates Compuware's dedication to end user experience monitoring and underscores the importance of EUE as the only way to effectively manage application performance and tie IT operations to business goals."
Overcoming today's challenges requires a total perspective on the IT portfolio, both to deliver projects that enable business growth and also to ensure the health of existing systems. With Compuware's Business Service Delivery approach, IT leaders get comprehensive, proven and scalable solutions for ensuring applications work well and deliver value, regardless of the technology or applications used.
End user experience monitoring is central to this approach and to optimizing end-to-end application performance so that IT can keep its promises to the business. Compuware Vantage provides a top-down approach to service delivery focused on the end user perspective. Rather than providing a bottom-up, infrastructure-oriented view of events, Vantage maps critical business services to the supporting infrastructure and provides an end-to-end view of application performance.
Founded in 1973, Compuware provides software, experts and best practices to ensure applications work well and deliver business value. Our unique approach, Business Service Delivery, helps CIOs optimize end-to-end application performance for leading businesses around the world, including 46 of the top 50 Fortune 500 companies. Learn more at www.compuware.com.
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