Nir Livni, VP of Products from Correlsense, shares his 2013 predictions in the VMblog. Among them, include the continued impact of cloud, virtualization and mobile devices and their impact on APM:
In the coming year I think we will see many interesting trends in the area of cloud, virtualization and big data. There has been an exponential increase in the number of applications, end users and devices, all contributing to an increase of volume of activity, applications being redesigned to handle these new volumes, and infrastructure resources that need to provide a platform that is capable for these new levels of demand.
You can read the full blog post here: Cloud, Virtualization and Mobile Devices drive the market into a new breed of APM and Big Data