How do firms balance the scalability and efficiency of cloud with the security concerns of IT Operations? We believe application performance management is a tool which allows Enterprises to have both. By monitoring transactions and have clearly-defined SLAs, both cloud vendors and large Enterprises can succeed together.
“When enterprises embrace cloud computing they are, in essence, entrusting a portion of their IT operations to a third party – an outsider. Relying on a cloud provider makes them an integral part of various IT operations, so it is imperative that cloud providers and the enterprises they work with find ways to transcend the traditional, transactional relationship and enter into a truly cooperative partnership.”
You can read more here: Cloud Computing: Would You Trust Your IT Operations To An Outsider?