Compuware Changepoint Positioned Again In

DETROIT, Nov. 26, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Compuware Corporation (Nasdaq:CPWR) the technology performance company announced today that it has once again been positioned by Gartner Inc. in the "Magic Quadrant for Integrated IT Portfolio Analysis (IIPA) Applications." This positioning is based on analyst evaluation of the company's market leading project and portfolio management solution Changepoint 1.

According to Gartner, "The IIPA software market helps IT leaders link, monitor, analyze and communicate their activities on a single portfolio-level software platform, providing CIOs and other executives with holistic views of the IT portfolio while IT plans and executes in response to business and IT strategies."

As Gartner writes, "Leaders in this Magic Quadrant meet many portfolio management needs of multiple domains within IT; they can also support many different IT portfolio scenarios, as well as multiple IT domain roles for IIPA. Leading IIPA products can interweave these IT portfolios and IT scenarios by identifying the interrelationships and interdependencies among the elements within and across them."

"We are once again delighted with our placement within the 'Leaders' Quadrant in this important piece of research," said Lori Ellsworth, Senior Vice President and General Manager Compuware Changepoint business unit. "In particular, we are pleased with the recognition of our capabilities in the Application Portfolio management discipline. We are continuing to see a resurgence of interest among our more mature IT customers in achieving greater efficiency through a better understanding of their IT and application portfolios. Leading-edge organizations are acting as a service to the business, as they seek to be smarter about the deployment of resources, and the opportunity to control costs."

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Gartner does not endorse any vendor, product or service depicted in its research publications, and does not advise technology users to select only those vendors with the highest ratings. Gartner research publications consist of the opinions of Gartner's research organization and should not be construed as statements of fact. Gartner disclaims all warranties, expressed or implied, with respect to this research, including any warranties of merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose.

Compuware Changepoint

Compuware Changepoint allows technology companies to maximize professional services profitability while maintaining a focus on effective product decisions and delivery. Changepoint's integrated solution marries PPM with PSA for total operational visibility and control over the services portfolio. Changepoint is the only PPM/PSA solution to embed powerful third party business analytics into its solution for real-time visibility. Flexible and easy to use, Changepoint is built for today's modern workforce, accessible from tablets and smart phones, and available as a SaaS or On-Premise Delivery Model. Visit us http://www.compuware.com/changepoint or tune into our blog at http://www.changepoint-blog.net

Compuware Corporation

Compuware Corporation, the technology performance company, makes technology make a difference by providing software, experts and best practices to ensure technology works well and delivers value. Compuware solutions make the world's most important technologies perform at their best for leading organizations worldwide, 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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1Gartner: Magic Quadrant for Integrated IT Portfolio Analysis Applications, Daniel B. Stang, Jim Duggan, November 2013
CONTACT: Press Contacts         Heidi Riffert, Compuware Changepoint,         heidi.riffert@compuware.com 905-886-7000 x 4308                  Ellyn Winters-Robinson, Compuware Changepoint,         ellyn@ignition.ca 519-624-2402                  For Sales and Marketing Information         Compuware Corporation, One Campus Martius,         Detroit, MI 48226,         800-521-9353, http://www.compuware.com

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