compuware corp (CPWR) Key Developments
Compuware Corporation Names Christopher O'Malley as President of Mainframe Operations, Effective from July 21, 2014
Jul 21 14
Compuware Corporation announced that it has appointed Christopher O'Malley President of Mainframe Operations effective July 21, 2014. In this role, O'Malley will oversee all facets of the business unit's operations, including customer support, product development and management, marketing and sales. Prior to joining Compuware, O'Malley was the CEO of VelociData. He was also the CEO of Nimsoft and held a variety of executive positions, including EVP of the Cloud Products & Solutions Business Line and EVP of the Mainframe business unit, at CA Technologies.
Compuware Corporation Adopts Minor Modifications to Article VI of Bylaws
Jul 11 14
At its regular meeting on May 22, 2014, the board of directors of Compuware Corporation adopted minor modifications to Article VI of the company's Bylaws, which contains provisions relating to the company's indemnification of directors and officers. The changes to Article VI were effective immediately and are summarized below. 1. The bylaws have been clarified to provide that, to the extent permitted by applicable law, the expenses incurred by a person to successfully enforce or establish rights to indemnification shall be considered expenses incurred in connection with the action, suit or proceeding. 2. The bylaws now provide that if a proceeding against a director or officer includes a claim against such director's or officer's spouse or other immediate family member(s), the company's indemnification will include the related claim against the spouse or family member if the related director or officer is entitled to indemnification. 3. The bylaws now include various provisions that (a) specify a presumption in favor of the director or officer with respect to the right to indemnification and the advancement of expenses, (b) place on the company the burden of proof that indemnification or advancement is not appropriate, and (c) specify various details, not previously included in the bylaws, regarding the application and operation of the indemnification provisions similar to those found in indemnification agreements. 4. The bylaws now require approval by the board of directors before the company can decline to purchase and maintain directors and officer’s liability insurance coverage with limits at least as favorable to directors and officers as in effect as of April 30, 2014.
Compuware Corporation(NasdaqGS:CPWR) added to Russell 2000 Index
Jul 1 14
Compuware Corporation will be added to the Russell 2000 Index.
Compuware Corporation(NasdaqGS:CPWR) dropped from Russell 1000 Index
Jun 30 14
Compuware Corporation will be removed from the Russell 1000 Index.
Compuware Corporation Announces New Mobile Capabilities Across the Compuware APMaaS Platform
Jun 25 14
Compuware Corporation announced new mobile capabilities across the Compuware APMaaS platform that further extends its leadership in mobile performance and user experience management. This new release is the first and only unified APM solution to offer an end-to-end view of how apps are being used, how they are performing as seen from the users and what code improvements can help improve satisfaction and conversion. New mobile features and capabilities in the Compuware APMaaS platform include Root Cause Analytics from Swipe-to-SQL: All mobile transactions whether they are run by real users, a load test, from a mobile carrier, Internet Backbone or Last Mile can leverage Compuware's deep-dive transaction tracing capabilities, powered by PurePathTM and PureStackTM technologies. With this technology organizations can analyze root causes of poor performance from a swipe action executed from a real or synthetic user at the edge of the Internet to the resulting SQL statements executed in the heart of the application infrastructure. Only Compuware APMaaS delivers this end-to-end level of visibility. Industry-First Visibility into iOS 8 and Swift: Crash diagnostics, performance and business analytics for native mobile apps developed for iOS 8 and the Swift development language can now be made available automatically. Companies can now gain deep insight and be ready for Apple's next generation devices and services. Drastically Expanded Mobile Testing Geographic Presence: Mobile tests can now be run from 100+ wireless carrier locations, 100+ Internet Backbone and tens of thousands Last Mile peers across the Compuware APMaaS Network. Testers can now select a combination of networks and locations, significantly extending the global mobile perspective. Mobile test results across all networks can be reported and charted together allowing 'compare and contrast' analysis from different geographies and carriers. Mobile Load Testing Support: The same mobile tests can now be used across the monitoring network and the web load testing service, allowing gesture-based mobile tests with thousands of virtual users from various cloud locations in minutes. Extended Mobile Network with 4G LTE Coverage: Compuware's Mobile Performance Network has been extended even further with 4G LTE locations. New Mobile App for Compuware APMaaS: IT professionals can now manage application performance from Android or iOS devices from anywhere in the world with quick at-a-glance views of real-time performance and availability of mission-critical applications. U.S. Mobile Benchmarks now use 4G/LTE: Compuware APM U.S. Benchmarks now measure mobile sites using the 4G LTE protocol from AT&T, Verizon and Sprint -- giving users the ability to understand and compare their mobile site performance against competitors from multiple perspectives, including a new 4G LTE mobile perspective. Compuware APMaaS is now the only solution available on the market to use the same mobile technology across its entire load testing, mobile wireless, Internet Backbone and Last Mile networks to provide the most accurate perspective of mobile website performance.