Enterprise IT at a Crossroads

This blog post in the IT Pro mentions how SaaS, cloud, virtualization and other big trends are putting enterprise IT at a tipping point. With these complex technologies application performance management will play a bigger role:

There’s no question that enterprise IT has changed dramatically over the past decade. Cloud computing and mobile technologies are changing the way we work — and changing the role of corporate IT. According to technology analyst and cloud expert René Büst, cloud computing is one of “the most disruptive technologies and concepts of the last ten years.” In a recent blog post (linked page is in German), he asks, somewhat provocatively: “Is cloud computing killing enterprise IT?”

You can read the full blog post here: Enterprise IT at a Crossroads