First Free Online Test Identifies Which Web and Mobile Sites Work Properly Across the iPhone, iPad and Other Smart Devices
Maidenhead -- September 8, 2010-- Gomez , the web performance division of Compuware Corporation (NASDAQ:CPWR), today introduced a free Cross-Device Website Compatibility test that allows organizations to see if their web or mobile site displays correctly across mobile smart devices including the iPhone, iPad, BlackBerry and Nexus One.
The free Gomez Cross-Device Website Compatibility test is available at: www.gomez.com/cross-device-website-compatibility-test/.
Over the last two years mobile web usage has taken off across the globe. The adoption of smartphones and faster networks are changing users’ mobile web experience expectations. Mobile users now expect similar performance from mobile web applications that they expect from “traditional” web applications. A recent Gomez study of over 1,000 US mobile internet users found that 58 percent of them expect websites to load as quickly on their mobile phone as they do on their desktops.
The Gomez Cross-Device Website Compatibility test displays how any web page actually renders across four mobile smart devices: iPhone 3GS, iPad, BlackBerry Storm 2 and Nexus One (Android), to identify browser problems that may impact end-users. Organizations can use this information to identify web performance issues and ensure they do not result in lost revenue or brand damage.
“It’s very challenging for organizations to ensure their web applications work properly on all of the smart devices in today’s market,” said Eric Schurr, Senior Vice President of Marketing, Gomez.
“Most companies don’t have the time or resources to maintain a test lab for all of these devices. The free Gomez Cross-Device Website Compatibility test is a no-cost way for companies to identify device compatibility issues for their customers using an iPad, iPhone, Nexus One or BlackBerry.”
For a sample of a Cross-Device Website Compatibility Test result that illustrates the need to optimize performance and deliver the appropriate content across all the devices customers use, go to http://bit.ly/bMx9Cs.
Gomez offers several free Instant Performance Tests to help organizations learn how their web and mobile sites perform across browsers, locations, and in comparison to competitors.
About Compuware Gomez
Gomez , the web performance division of Compuware, provides the industry’s leading solutions for optimizing the performance, availability, and quality of web and mobile applications. The on-demand Gomez platform integrates solutions for web load testing, Web performance management, web cross-browser testing, and web performance business analysis that test and measure web and mobile applications from the “outside-in” – across all users, browsers, devices, and geographies – using a global network of over 150,000 locations. When combined with Compuware Vantage, Gomez offers the industry’s only solution for optimizing application performance across the Enterprise and the Internet. Over 3,000 customers worldwide, ranging from small companies to large enterprises – including 12 of the top 20 most visited US websites – use Gomez solutions to increase revenue, build brand loyalty, and decrease costs.
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Founded in 1973, Compuware provides software, experts and best practices to ensure applications work well and deliver business value. Compuware solutions optimize application performance across the Enterprise and the Internet for leading organizations around the world, including 46 of the top 50 Fortune 500 companies and 12 of the top 20 most visited U.S. web sites. Learn more at: www.compuware.com.
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