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Compuware Gomez #1 Web Performance Monitoring Provider to Internet Retailer Magazine's Top 500 for Fourth Consecutive Year(August 23, 2010)
DETROIT, Aug. 23, 2010 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Gomez, the web performance division of Compuware Corporation (Nasdaq:CPWR), has been cited as the #1 provider of web performance monitoring solutions to the largest online retailers in the U.S. for the fourth consecutive year according to Internet Retailer magazine.
In the August 2010 issue of Internet Retailer, 117 of the Top 500 online retailers use Gomez's Web performance monitoring solutions. Gomez is the only web performance monitoring solution with three customers in the top five of the Top 500; they are Amazon.com, Inc. (No. 1), Dell Inc. (No. 3) and Apple Inc. (No. 4).
Since 2007, according to Gomez, the company has experienced the fastest adoption of any web performance monitoring solution by the Top 500 online retailers with a 134 percent growth rate. Gomez has more customers in the Top 500 online retailers than the number two through six web performance monitoring vendors combined, who together serve only 106 online retailers. The number two vendor is used by only 40 of the Top 500 online retailers.
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Gomez's solutions help online retailers optimize the performance and availability of their e-commerce web and mobile applications to provide fast and successful online shopping experiences. By testing and measuring web and mobile applications from their customers' perspective using Gomez's Global Performance Network, retailers can rapidly identify and resolve revenue and brand-impacting performance issues.
"One of the reasons online retailers earn the right to be in the Internet Retailer Top 500 is that they make web and mobile performance a top priority and provide an outstanding experience to their customers," said Eric Schurr, Gomez's SVP of Marketing. "Gomez is honored to have been selected for the fourth consecutive year by more leading online retailers as their provider of web performance management solutions than any other vendor."
About Compuware Gomez
Gomez, the web performance division of Compuware, provides the industry's leading solutions for optimizing the performance, availability, and quality of web and mobile applications. The on-demand Gomez platform integrates solutions for web load testing, web performance management, web cross-browser testing, and web performance business analysis that test and measure web and mobile applications from the "outside-in" – across all users, browsers, devices, and geographies – using a global network of over 150,000 locations. When combined with Compuware Vantage, Gomez offers the industry's only solution for optimizing application performance across the Enterprise and the Internet. Over 3,000 customers worldwide, ranging from small companies to large enterprises – including 12 of the top 20 most visited US websites – use Gomez solutions to increase revenue, build brand loyalty and decrease costs.
Founded in 1973, Compuware provides software, experts and best practices to ensure applications work well and deliver business value. Compuware solutions optimize application performance across the Enterprise and the Internet for leading organizations around the world, 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: Compuware Corporation
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