Compuware Announces Acquisition of Reliant Data Systems

Compuware File and Data Management Solutions

To Incorporate Data Migration Technology

May 26, 1999, 01:00 ET from Compuware Corporation

    FARMINGTON HILLS, Mich., May 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Compuware Corporation
 (Nasdaq:   CPWR) today announced that it has signed a definitive agreement to
 acquire Austin, Texas-based Reliant Data Systems, a privately held developer
 of data migration software.
     Founded in 1996, Reliant provides technology and solutions to migrate data
 between different applications, databases and systems.  Its primary product,
 Reliant Bridge, is a data conversion language engine that migrates data from
 one platform to another.  Reliant's solutions reduce the time and cost
 associated with migrating data from existing legacy applications to new e-
 commerce or web-based applications and their associated relational databases.
 Compuware expects to integrate Reliant's data migration technology into its
 File and Data Management client/server product line, furthering its strategy
 of implementing data management across the enterprise.  Reliant's 23 employees
 will transition to Compuware's Testing and Implementation lab in Farmington
 Hills, Michigan, as a result of the acquisition.
     Compuware productivity solutions help 14,000 of the world's largest
 corporations more efficiently maintain and enhance their most critical
 business applications.  Providing immediate and measurable return on
 information technology investments, Compuware products and services improve
 quality, lower costs and increase the speed at which systems can be developed,
 implemented and supported.  Compuware employs more than 11,000 information
 technology professionals worldwide, including more than 7,000 in its
 professional services organization.  With fiscal 1999 revenues of more than
 $1.6 billion, Compuware is the world leader in client/server development
 technology.  For more information on Compuware, please contact the corporate
 offices at 800-521-9353.  Compuware also can be found on the World Wide Web at

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