Runtastic To Discuss How A New Generation Of APM Helps Manage Mobile Application Performance At Velocity Europe 2012

LONDON, Sept. 27, 2012 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Compuware Corporation (Nasdaq:CPWR), the technology performance company, today announced that its customer, runtastic GmbH, a leading platform for sports and fitness users around the globe, will present a session titled: " What it Takes to Keep the World Running - Managing Mobile Application Performance at runtastic ," at the Velocity Europe 2012 Conference.

During this session, Christian Kaar, co-founder and CTO Mobile for runtastic will discuss how a new generation of APMCompuware APM ® —is helping to improve the performance of runtastic's mobile applications in the cloud.

Session Title:

What it Takes to Keep the World Running - Managing Mobile Application Performance at runtastic

Date:              

Thursday, October 4, 2012

Time:            

9:40 a.m. UK Time

Where:          

King's Suite, Hilton London Metropole, 225 Edgware Road, London, W2 1JU

Why:              

runtastic's mobile apps have been downloaded more than 12 million times, but along the way the company has had to cope with operational and performance challenges. This session will provide an insight into some of these key challenges and how the company has improved performance for the end-user.

What:            

During this session, attendees will hear about runtastic's top three performance challenges and how they addressed them, which includes:
  • crash reports and why they don't make users happy;
  • how Facebook brought down runtastic's applications;
  • what it means to have millions of blind spots in applications operation; and
  • how a new generation APM system is helping improve performance of runtastic's mobile applications.

Also on October 3, Compuware will present another session titled: "W3C Status Web Performance," where Alois Reitbauer, Technology Strategist for Compuware's APM Division, will provide insight into the W3C Web Performance Group's new set of standards for measuring performance, as well as the future direction of web performance measurement. Find out more about this session here.

Compuware is a platinum sponsor of Velocity Europe 2012 and will exhibit there on October 3-4 at booth # 5.

Compuware APM ® is the industry's leading solution for optimizing the performance of web, non-web, mobile, streaming and cloud applications. Driven by end-user experience, Compuware APM provides the market's only unified APM coverage across the entire application delivery chain—from the edge of the internet through the cloud to the datacenter. Compuware APM helps customers deliver proactive problem resolution for greater customer satisfaction, accelerate time-to-market for new application functionality and reduce application management costs through smarter analytics and advanced APM automation.

With more than 4,000 APM customers worldwide, Compuware is recognized as a leader in the "Magic Quadrant for Application Performance Monitoring" report. To read more about Compuware's leadership in the APM market, click here.

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