Compuware Gomez Launches New International Benchmarks
17 New Benchmarks in France, Germany and UK
April 14, 2011
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Compuware Corporation launched 17 new international Compuware Gomez Benchmarks that provide companies with valuable competitive and market-leader insight into web and mobile site performance.

Gomez Benchmarks, recognized as a standard in providing a comprehensive set of global independent web and mobile performance metrics, have expanded to include 17 new benchmarks in France, Germany and the UK.

With the addition of these new benchmarks, Gomez now provides more than 61 benchmarks in Europe, testing 1,700 companies across France, Germany, Italy, Netherlands, Spain, Sweden and the UK. The new benchmarks include:

• France Benchmarks: Banking (backbone and Last Mile), CAC40 (Last Mile), Insurance (backbone and Last Mile), Retail (backbone and Last Mile), Travel (Last Mile), Technology (Last Mile).

• Germany Benchmarks: Insurance (backbone), Retail (backbone).

• UK Benchmarks: Online Betting (backbone and Last Mile): Casinos, Poker, Sports Book.

Gomez Benchmarks rank the web and mobile performance of companies across three key metrics – response time, availability and consistency – and are used by organizations to compare and track performance against competitors and market leaders; baseline and track performance over time; and as key indicators of success for business and IT site owners.

Gomez publishes hundreds of global web and mobile performance benchmarks based on more than 20 million monthly tests across 3,000 companies in 13 countries and include:

• Home Page Backbone Benchmarks: measure the performance of the website’s home page from the Internet Backbone.

• Home Page Last Mile Benchmarks: measure the performance of the home page from the end user’s desktop taking into account the real user’s connection speed.

• Transaction Benchmarks: measure the performance of a key business process such as ordering a product or making a stock trade.

• Mobile Benchmarks: measure the performance of mobile site’s home page on the largest carriers and top devices.

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