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June 16, 2011 08:33 ET

Equity Research on Red Hat Inc. and Compuware Corporation -- Competition in Application Software Sector

JOHANNESBURG, SOUTH AFRICA--(Marketwire - Jun 16, 2011) - offers investors comprehensive research on the Application Software industry and has completed analytical research on Red Hat Inc. (NYSE: RHT) and Compuware Corporation (NASDAQ: CPWR). Register with us today at to have free access to these researches.

The Application Software sector has always been a competitive environment. Companies with the desire to grow will have to be aggressive with their strategies. Compuware Corporation is taking this to heart and has stated that it hopes to grow the annual sales of its application performance management division from $250 million to $2 billion in the next three years. The company expects 10% revenue growth in 2012. Compuware Corporation research report is available for free by signing up now at is an online platform where investors doing their due-diligence on the Application Software industry can have easy and free access to our analyst research and opinions on Red Hat Inc. and Compuware Corporation; investors and shareholders of these companies can simply register for a complimentary membership at

Elsewhere, companies are directly competing for market share which often leads to attempts to undercut each other. One area that has proven to be a particularly hot arena has been the enterprise database market. Register now at to have free access to our reports on the Application Software industry.

The growing shift toward cloud computing platforms has created an incredibly lucrative opportunity for the sector. Because customers seem to prefer complete software bundles that satisfy their entire set of needs, consolidation has been a major trend in the sector as larger companies look to make acquisitions to fill in the gaps in their product lines. For this reason, some analysts believe it is possible that Red Hat Inc., with its strong middleware and virtualization presence, may benefit from an acquisition in the database market, though it is unclear whether the company has any intention to do this. Red Hat Inc. research report is accessible for free by registering today at

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