This tool sniffs out the glitches on your web offering

09th March 2010
This tool sniffs out the glitches on your web offering
Compuware executives Raaj Shinde ( l) and Vivek Sharma in Bangalore last week


Gomez, the Web performance division of Compuware Corporation this week announced new upgrade features which include what they claim is the industry’s first tool for managing Web performance across multiple browsers, with the ability to test both mobile and Web applications. Other innovations include the ability to detect Web performance problems created by cloud and third-party service providers. The combo of features enable web-centred enterprises to optimize the online experience for all of their end-users, regardless of location, choice of browser or device.
A poor browsing experience is just bad for business, users will just go away -- and the first you know there is a problem is when you have already suffered the consequences by way of falling traffic. The problem is compound if your web product depends on a service from other partners: The Web performance management solution enables synthetic Web performance monitoring on multiple commercial browsers. Gomez also executes performance tests using Firefox and Internet Explorer test agents across the global network and on a local PC. Other features identify performance issues caused by cloud or third-party service providers such as ad networks, content delivery networks, Web analytics and ecommerce tools.
Compuware acquired Gomez a leader in Web application experience business in November 2009 – and enabled it to ‘ web-enable’ many of its own products in the network and infrastructure management space – like its flagship, Vantage 11. Gomez is now the Web performance division of Compuware which offers solutions for for Web load testing, Web performance management, Web cross-browser testing, and Web performance business analysis that test and measure Web and mobile applications across all users, browsers, devices, and geographies – using a global network of over 100,000 locations.

Briefing IndiaTechOnline on the recent offerings, Raaj Shinde, Vice President- Asia Operations, Compuware, said the new Gomez iterations included the ability for ' deep sniffing' of Internet protocol packets  that traversed  enterprise networks.Vivek Sharma, Country Head ( Sales) Compuware India added that Gomez  would significantly strengthen the  web  offerings  of the company’s 200-plus clients in India -- who deploy Compuware solutions for  tasks like Net banking and mission critical  web services .

For the previous report on Compuware see 

For a Gomez tech backgrounder see here:  

Bangalore March 10