Gartner Research

Prepare for a Changing and Volatile APM Market in 2014

Published: 13 March 2014

ID: G00262163

Analyst(s): Jonah Kowall, Will Cappelli

Summary

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

Analysis

  • 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

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