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Market Trends: Growth and Criticality of APM Shift Innovation Toward Agile Vendors

Published: 20 August 2014

ID: G00260759

Analyst(s): Jonah Kowall, Federico De Silva


As applications become increasingly modular, distributed and dynamic, traditional APM tools are quickly becoming uncompetitive. The value chain is moving from complex legacy infrastructure monitoring tools to intelligent and innovative application monitoring, driven by smaller vendors.

Table Of Contents


Market Trend

  • APM Among Fastest-Growing Subsegments of Infrastructure Software Market
  • Disruptive Vendors Growing an Order of Magnitude Over Traditional Vendors
  • Buyer Trend
    • I&O Buyers Increasingly Favor SaaS-Based Offerings
  • Technology Trend
    • Deeper Analytic Capabilities
  • Regional Trend
    • Current Focus on Home Market

Contrarian View

  • Traditional APM Vendors Develop Integrated, SaaS-Based Platforms

Vendors to Watch

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