Compuware, BEA Reduce Time and Cost of J2EE Application Development

6/16/2003 - Compuware Corporation (NASDAQ: CPWR) and BEA Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: BEAS), the world’s leading application infrastructure software company, announced a partnership to deliver a comprehensive application life cycle solution. This partnership has been created to help customers put J2EE applications into action faster by reducing the time and cost of application development, testing and deployment and thereby maximizing the value of BEA WebLogic PlatformTM.

“By partnering with Compuware Corporation, we can provide our customers with the ability to reduce the complexity of J2EE application development and significantly accelerate J2EE application deployment on BEA WebLogic Platform,” said Scott Edgington, Vice President and General Manager, Global Software Partners, BEA Systems. “Compuware provides WebLogic-specific support throughout its portfolio of application life cycle products, from development and quality testing and tuning prior to deployment to performance management in production. This partnership can help our customers optimize their application infrastructure to realize the full value of their IT investments.”

Compuware will extend its existing support for and integration with BEA WebLogic Server across its application development, testing and management product lines. The partnership will involve a number of Compuware products, including Compuware OptimalJ. OptimalJ is a model-driven, pattern-based development environment that accelerates the development, integration and maintenance of J2EE applications for competitive advantage. Compuware DevPartner Java Edition for development productivity, Compuware QACenter for functional and performance testing and Compuware Vantage for application and performance management will also be included in this partnership. Additionally, Compuware and BEA will work together in joint go-to-market and sales activities.

“Compuware is delighted to be partnering with BEA and their market leading WebLogic Platform,” said Jamie McGuffie, Compuware Vice President, Global Channels. “Together, we will be delivering solutions that can enable our customers to rapidly develop, test, manage and deploy J2EE applications on BEA WebLogic Platform.”

Compuware Corporation
Compuware Corporation, a multi-billion dollar company, provides business value through software and professional services that optimize productivity and reduce costs across the application life cycle. Meeting the rapidly changing needs of businesses of all sizes, Compuware’s market-leading solutions improve the quality, ease the integration and enhance the performance of distributed, e-business and enterprise software. For more information about Compuware, please contact the corporate offices at 800-521-9353. You may also visit Compuware on the World Wide Web at

About BEA
BEA Systems, Inc. (Nasdaq: BEAS) is the world's leading application infrastructure software company, providing the enterprise software foundation for more than 13,500 customers around the world, including the majority of the Fortune Global 500.BEA and its WebLogic® brand are among the most trusted names in business.

Headquartered in San Jose, Calif., BEA has 81 offices in 34 countries and is on the Web at

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