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Compuware Closes Acquisition of Innovation Data Processing Assets
Monday 13 January 2020

13 January 2020 - Detroit, US-based information technology company Compuware Corp has closed its acquisition of the assets of US-based Innovation Data Processing, the company said.

Innovation Data Processing was founded in 1972 and was the first independent software vendor to develop a mainframe storage and backup product.

Since that time, the company has expanded to become a global market leader in enterprise data protection, business continuance, storage management and VSAM performance, serving the world's largest organisations.

The acquisition marks Compuware's sixth mainframe software or services acquisition in the last four years.

The addition of Innovation's solutions, FDR, FDRPAS and IAM products, and segment leading solutions including Upstream and Fatscopy, complements Compuware's existing product line, focused on empowering enterprises to leverage their modern mainframes with ease and effectiveness.

Compuware's mainframe software includes Abend-AID, Application Audit, COPE, File-AID, Hiperstation, ISPW, Strobe, ThruPut Manager, Xpediter and the groundbreaking Topaz suite of products.

Compuware offers software that enables IT professionals with mainstream skills to develop, deliver and support mainframe applications.
Date Published: 13/01/2020
Target: Innovation Data Processing
Country: USA
Sector: IT/Online Services
Type: Corporate acquisition
Status: Closed
Buyer: Compuware Corp
Terms of the deal were not disclosed