News of the Week in Application Performance Management and IT Operations – August 24

This week’s featured articles includes contributions from Pete Golden of APMDigest, Charlie Betz of EMA research, Cameron Laird of Real User Monitoring, and more:

1) Pete Golden of APMDigest discussed the latest Gartner reasearch on SaaS adoption:
http://www.apmdigest.com/gartner-says-organizations-more-likely-to-use-saas-for-sensitive-data-than-mission-critical-data

2) Charlie Betz of EMA research released a new white paper explaining how IT must operate as a “business within a business:”
http://www.enterprisemanagement.com/research/asset.php/2354/IT-as-a-%93Business-Within-a-Business%94:-Vision,-Financial-Processes,-and-Systems

3) Cameron Laird of Real User Monitoring explained the storms of challenges facing APM, including mobile and big data:
http://www.real-user-monitoring.com/storm-of-apm-challenges/

4) Ritu Saxena from Tools Journal published her list of APM solutions which favor cloud environments:
http://www.equities.com/news/headline-story?dt=2012-08-14&val=377917&cat=tech

5) Paul Korzeniowski of TechTarget warned that IT pros must adapt to survive and thrive in the current technological environment:
http://searchdatacenter.techtarget.com/feature/IT-pros-adapt-to-stay-relevant-and-employed-in-IT-jobs-field