Compuware Solutions Extend Support to IBM DB2 9 Viper for z/OS

DETROIT-March 29, 2007 - Compuware Corporation (NASDAQ: CPWR) today announced its continued commitment to DB2 in support of customers who rely on Compuware solutions and IBM's DB2 platform. Compuware's comprehensive Test Data Privacy, Application MIPS Management, Application Auditing and Quality Assurance solutions support DB2 9 for z/OS, helping to solve business-critical challenges and to ensure IT delivers significant ROI to the business.

"DB2 9 Viper for z/OS marks a new era in mainframe information management that will help drive business insight, cost-savings and business resiliency," said Bernie Spang, Director of Data Servers, IBM. "We are pleased to see Compuware's continued commitment to DB2 and look forward to its support of DB2 9 to benefit our mutual customers."

Compuware's solutions supporting IBM DB2 9 for z/OS include:

Compuware's Test Data Privacy solution--a combination of technology, best practices and expertise that provides data protection compliance across the enterprise.

Compuware's Application MIPS Management solution--a proactive and systematic approach that enables IT organizations to reduce MIPS levels and growth--as well as the hardware and software costs associated with such growth--by identifying areas of excessive CPU consumption.

Compuware's Application Auditing solution--acts like a surveillance camera for applications by capturing the activity between internal users and the application, which deters inappropriate activities and provides an audit trail that can be retrieved to investigate details of a security breach-and limit its impact.

Compuware's Quality Assurance solution--improves the speed and quality of application development by enabling quality application code coverage verification, code quality analysis, time-adjusted testing, automated functional testing, stress testing, dynamic SQL development and source-level debugging.

"Organizations have increased their reliance on DB2 for mission-critical business applications," said Bruce Klenk, Director of Product Management, Compuware Service Management Products. "The amount of data and number of applications using DB2 continue to grow as companies leverage new DB2 and z/OS technology, including zIIP processors.

Compuware's solutions help customers deliver and maintain these critical applications, which utilize DB2 in the most cost-effective, secure and reliable way possible. As an IBM Premier Business Partner, Compuware has participated in IBM's DB2 9 Early Support Program, which includes working closely with customers in the program to ensure Compuware's solutions support their needs."

Compuware offers a complete set of solutions supporting DB2 applications throughout the life cycle. From development to integration, data creation, testing, debugging, fault resolution and performance management, Compuware delivers solutions that improve the quality and performance of DB2 applications in test and production. As DB2 has evolved, so have the flexibility and functionality of Compuware's solutions. From stored procedures to writing better SQL, Compuware provides comprehensive and focused support for DB2.

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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

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