Gartner Research

Prepare for a Changing and Volatile APM Market in 2014

Published: 13 March 2014

ID: G00262163

Analyst(s): Jonah Kowall, Will Cappelli


Application performance monitoring continues its high growth as the market evolves toward addressing varied application types that must be created by IT leaders on an increasing number of mediums via simple delivery and deployment models.

Table Of Contents
  • Impacts


  • The Changing APM Market

Impacts and Recommendations

  • IT leaders should re-evaluate their APM investments in the face of a fragmented market
  • SaaS allows for zero-management platforms, allowing for easy and open consumption of APM technologies and analytics by IT leaders
  • SMB IT leaders should investigate APM via a SaaS-based model, which can offer lower costs and complexity
  • With market volatility continuing through 2014, IT leaders must investigate the vendor landscape before making APM investments
  • IT leaders must prepare for the challenges created by mobile adoption in application performance measurement, as well as user experience and behavior

Gartner Recommended Reading

©2021 Gartner, Inc. and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. Gartner is a registered trademark of Gartner, Inc. and its affiliates. This publication may not be reproduced or distributed in any form without Gartner’s prior written permission. It consists of the opinions of Gartner’s research organization, which should not be construed as statements of fact. While the information contained in this publication has been obtained from sources believed to be reliable, Gartner disclaims all warranties as to the accuracy, completeness or adequacy of such information. Although Gartner research may address legal and financial issues, Gartner does not provide legal or investment advice and its research should not be construed or used as such. Your access and use of this publication are governed by Gartner’s Usage Policy. Gartner prides itself on its reputation for independence and objectivity. Its research is produced independently by its research organization without input or influence from any third party. For further information, see Guiding Principles on Independence and Objectivity.

Already have a Gartner Account?

Purchase this Document

To purchase this document, you will need to register or sign in above

Become a client

Learn how to access this content as a Gartner client.