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Recently, Compuware Corporation (CPWR - Analyst Report) launched Outage Analyzer, which is a new age performance analytics solution. The company’s newly introduced platform is especially designed to optimize the efficacy of its software-as-a-service (SaaS) application performance management (APM) services.

Compuware’s Outage Analyzer has various features including Incident Visualization, Incident Filtering and Searching, Alerting, Anomaly Detection Algorithms and Performance Analytics Big Data Platform. The company’s platform through connecting eight billion data points per day helps to enhance the web services through solving their performance related problems.

According to management, the company’s latest services will enhance its application performance management services through utilizing big data analytics techniques. Outage Analyzer empowers its customers to evaluate large data more easily and it will assist IT and business clients to identify the actual reason behind outages for third-party web services.

Compuware is likely to achieve a formidable position within the industry through its improved software as a service (SaaS), professional and application services platform. In the rapidly changing technological world, the company’s advanced solutions help customers drive revenue and also customer satisfaction by leveraging innovative technologies like cloud computing, virtualization and mobile computing.

Compuware operates in an intensely competitive landscape. In the software business, the company is always under pressure for innovating new products to attract new clients and also maintain the existing associations which may prove to be expensive. According to management, the company competes with more than 40 firms in one or more of its offerings. Rivals include BMC Software Inc. , CA Technologies (CA - Analyst Report), International Business Machines Corporation (IBM - Analyst Report).

The current Zacks Consensus Estimates for the second quarter of fiscal 2013 and for fiscal 2013 are 6 cents per share and 43 cents per share, respectively. The company currently retains a Zacks #3 Rank, which translates into a short-term ‘Hold’ rating. We also have a ‘Neutral’ recommendation on the company’s stock.

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