Software supports Java applications across enterprise.

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OptimalJ v3.3 collaborative development solution builds enterprise grade applications that integrate with broad array of legacy and packaged applications. With detailed analysis capabilities, DevPartner 3.3 helps testing teams build quality assurance into initial phases of development process. Vantage Analyzer for J2EE service management solution helps developers quickly identify and isolate performance and availability problems.

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Compuware Extends Support for Enterprise Java Across the Application Life Cycle

New Versions of Compuware OptimalJ, DevPartner Java Edition and Vantage Enable Effective Application Development, Delivery and Management

DETROIT, Jan. 24 -- Further demonstrating its commitment to helping customers maximize the value of enterprise Java applications, Compuware Corporation (NASDAQ:CPWR) today unveiled new versions of its Java application development, testing and service management products. By providing proven solutions across the application life cycle, Compuware allows companies to rapidly deliver and effectively manage applications on all major Java platforms.

"Compuware is one of the few vendors with the depth and breadth of products to truly help organizations overcome the complexity of developing and managing complex J2EE architectures in the face of changing business demands," said Dennis Drogseth, vice president, Enterprise Management Associates. "Compuware has solutions that support lifecycle J2EE requirements in context with the full infrastructure -- across network, systems, database and application-specific issues -- which will allow IT valuable continuity and efficiencies in planning and optimizing J2EE services."

With a portfolio that includes solutions for Java developers, quality assurance teams and operations managers, Compuware helps IT organizations take full advantage of existing IT staff and application assets to get obtain better results from Java development projects, to deliver more new capabilities faster and to provide excellent application service.

"IT continues to be asked to do more with less -- to deliver new enterprise applications that create real business value with flat or only slightly increased budgets," said Melissa Webster, Research Director, IDC. "A full life-cycle approach -- from design and development through testing and quality assurance to problem diagnosis and resolution -- is key to helping enterprise Java development teams reduce cost and complexity, boost productivity and leverage IT staff to help the business achieve its cost and productivity goals."

"Our customers tell us that they want to reduce the complexity involved in developing and managing enterprise Java applications," said Tommi White, COO Compuware Corporation. "To this end, Compuware's approach to supporting the application life cycle is very practical. We provide specific solutions for every application stakeholder -- from development through to operations. Compuware's Java solutions enable these key stakeholders to more efficiently address their unique IT challenges and ensure that every Java application is delivering maximum value to the business."

Accelerating enterprise development with OptimalJ 3.3 -- The latest version of Compuware's enterprise development solution includes several enhancements that enable Java development teams to deliver service-oriented applications faster than ever before. OptimalJ is a collaborative development solution that is used by agile development teams to rapidly build enterprise- grade applications, integrate with a broad array of legacy and packaged applications and deploy to any major Java platform.

Improving application quality with DevPartner Java Edition 3.3 -- DevPartner Java Edition bridges the gap between development and testing by helping Java developers collaborate more effectively with testing teams to build quality assurance into the initial phases of the development process. DevPartner Java Edition 3.3 speeds the deployment of reliable, high- performance Java applications and components through new and improved detailed analysis capabilities.

Managing J2EE service excellence with Vantage Analyzer for J2EE -- Vantage Analyzer for J2EE, a new addition to the Compuware Vantage service management solution, is a Java monitoring and analysis solution that helps IT operations staff deliver higher levels of service to their businesses at lower cost. Specifically, customers running enterprise applications on the J2EE platform can now use Compuware Vantage in addition to Compuware Strobe to more quickly identify and isolate performance and availability problems. This new offering significantly enhances and extends Compuware's end-to-end analysis capabilities for J2EE application servers, allowing enterprises to deliver excellent transaction-centric service for their business-critical enterprise Java applications.

"As a world leader in application infrastructure software and a pioneering force within the enterprise Java market, BEA Systems is committed to helping our customers accelerate innovation and drive complexity out of their organizations," said Bobby Napilitonia, vice president and general manager, worldwide alliances and channels, BEA Systems. "Compuware can play a key role in those efforts; they are an important BEA partner because of their proven capabilities to enhance success with enterprise Java applications across the entire IT organization."

Today's product announcements introduce new versions of Compuware OptimalJ, an enterprise development solution; Compuware DevPartner Java Edition, a suite of application debugging and analysis tools; and Compuware Vantage Analyzer for J2EE, a new service management solution for Java applications.

Compuware Corporation

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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