Given today’s difficult economic conditions, it’s no secret that IT organizations are challenged to improve service levels while at the same time reducing operational expenses and
overhead. But even as IT budgets continue to tighten in 2009 and beyond,
sacrificing quality is not an option. With these conflicting priorities, how can IT professionals continue to deliver high-quality results and align themselves with evolving business objectives? The answer lies in a comprehensive application management strategy that provides 360-degree visibility into your company’s critical business applications. This paper discusses the five challenges of maintaining application visibility, along with ten key requirements for an application management toolset that can help organizations do more with less.