Compuware To Provide Day-One Support For New Releases Of IBM WebSphere MQ And CICS Transaction Server

DETROIT, June 12, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Compuware Corporation (Nasdaq:CPWR), the technology performance company, today announced day-one support for two IBM releases: WebSphere MQ for z/OS, V8.0 (MQ V8) and CICS Transaction Server for z/OS V5.2 (CICS TS V5.2). Compuware's Mainframe Solutions enhance the value of IBM's System z platform by optimizing developer productivity, reducing costs and improving service quality throughout the application lifecycle.

The following Compuware solutions provide support for MQ V8:
  • Abend-AID
  • Hiperstation
  • Strobe

Compuware provides support for CICS TS V5.2 with the following solutions:
  • Abend-AID – CSS (ECC)
  • File-AID for IMS/CICS
  • Strobe
  • Xpediter – CICS, Xchange, DevEnterprise

MQ V8 promises improved performance and scalability, enhanced security, increased connectivity, and updates to standards and currency, while CICS TS V5.2 boasts more service agility, operational efficiency and cloud enablement. Both releases are generally available tomorrow, June 13.

"As we do with all IBM software releases and upgrades, we worked collaboratively with the IBM team to ensure our solutions work optimally immediately upon our customers migrating to the new software," said Kris Manery, Senior Vice President and General Manager, Compuware Mainframe Solutions Business Unit.

About the Compuware Mainframe Solutions

Compuware's Mainframe Solutions help the world's leading organizations develop and deliver high-quality, high performing enterprise apps. The Solutions are available within the Compuware Workbench, an open development environment that features an intuitive and easy-to-use graphical user interface. Workbench makes common mainframe tasks faster and simpler to perform for both experienced mainframers as well those new to the mainframe, enabling companies to develop new services faster, more efficiently and with higher quality utilizing existing resources.

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Mary McCarthy, Public Relations Manager, Compuware – Mainframe Solutions, mary.mccarthy@compuware.com, (313) 227-8188

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