Compuware Publishes New Whitepaper: "The Convergence of Network Performance Monitoring and Application Performance Management"

Paper Details Need for Converged Approaches to NPM and APM

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DETROIT, Sept. 26, 2012 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Compuware Corporation (Nasdaq:CPWR), the technology performance company, today announced that it has published a new whitepaper titled: "The Convergence of Network Performance Monitoring and Application Performance Management." The paper explores the recent convergence of network performance monitoring (NPM) and application performance management (APM), and how it provides a complete and holistic understanding of end-user experience, with an accurate view of performance across the entire application delivery chain.

In today's IT environment, organizations need a detailed, quantitative understanding of whether their applications are effectively meeting their business objectives. The growing complexity of application architectures prevents traditional network and application monitoring approaches from providing the insight needed into the quality of service and performance of applications really being delivered to end-users.

As the performance of the network and the applications it supports deeply intertwines, a new and holistic approach to monitoring and managing application performance is now required. By integrating NPM into APM more effective decisions can be made regarding IT investments, problem resolution, service restoration and resource allocation.

This whitepaper outlines:

  • why NPM alone is insufficient;
  • how app-centric APM is incomplete; and
  • why companies must now take a converged approach to NPM and APM.

To download the whitepaper, click here.

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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