After rebranding its application performance management products, Compuware releases a new APM product that integrates with Google Page Speed.
announced a new major release of its integrated application performance
management solution, the Compuware Gomez platform.
release, the first of its newly rebranded APM solutions, introduces technology
to help customers increase revenues, profitability and brand equity by
optimizing mobile and Web application performance across the entire application
delivery chain, from data centers, through the cloud, to the edge of the
Internet, Compuware said
is the second consecutive release Compuware has delivered for its entire
integrated APM product set. This release includes new functionality in both
Compuware's on-premises APM products (formerly called Vantage) and its
SAAS (software-as-a-service) APM products, now all operating under the Gomez
product brand name.
Spring 2011 product release and expansion of the Gomez brand demonstrate an
increased commitment to applications performance management from the end user
perspective," according to Tim Grieser, program vice president for system
management software at IDC, in a statement. "Compuware is addressing key
performance issues for Web and mobile applications users, and is helping IT
organizations and service providers to monitor and optimize the end user
experience in today's multi-browser and multi-device environments."
features and capabilities in the Gomez Spring 2011 Platform Release include
Gomez Mobile Real-User Monitoring, a new Gomez Mobile Readiness Assessment;
Gomez Browser Real-User Monitoring Performance Conversion Analytics to measure
the business impact of poor performance on web conversions; integration with
Google Page Speed; an Internet health map with Last Mile data; a new
high-volume load testing agent; updated products for the data center, and new
support for Cisco Unified Compute Server
today are investing in strategic Web and mobile applications to fuel revenue
growth and profitability," said Bruce Reading, senior vice president and
general manager of Compuware's APM business unit, in a statement. "Competition
is intense, and the need to optimize application performance has never been
greater. In this latest release we continue to innovate, unify and integrate
our entire APM product line to provide customers with a unique and holistic
ability to manage application performance."
worked with the Google Page Speed team to make it easier for organizations to
optimize website performance. The Compuware Gomez platform is now integrated
with Page Speed, an open-source project started at Google, to give developers
and organizations actionable insight and recommendations on how to speed up web
application performance. Compuware officials cite studies that have shown that
improving Website performance can lead to increased revenues and reduced operating
Speed is an open-source project started at Google to help developers optimize
their web pages by applying web performance best practices. Page Speed started
as an open-source browser extension, and it is now deployed in third-party products.
Page Speed assesses the performance of a web page against a set of rules,
providing scores and recommendations for improvement. This allows developers
and organizations to optimize their Web pages based on industry best-practices.
found that speed is one of the most important factors for improving the user
experience on the Web," said Richard Rabbat, product manager for Page Speed at
Google, in a statement. "Page Speed is one of many efforts we've released over
the past few years in an effort to empower developers, site owners and Webmasters to help make the Web faster."
integration with Page Speed enables Gomez users to utilize the Google
technology to improve their website performance. As Gomez users run
transactions against their web pages, Page Speed analyzes Web page content and
generates ranked suggestions to make the pages faster. This allows developers
to optimize web pages based on web performance best practices.
the Web faster is a mutual goal Compuware shares with Google," Compuware's Reading
said in a statement. "We're excited about the kind of benefits this will
deliver to our users."