All applications work well in the development environment. The real challenge is to ensure their performance in the live business environment. In the dynamic business environment, success directly depends on the ability of the business to scale up and meet all the demand fluctuations and still meet the committed service levels.
The IT industry was disrupted by the internet15 years ago. A similar disruption is happening through cloud technologies today. Cloud technologies have disrupted the entire way IT infrastructure and applications are procured and consumed. This has helped companies drastically reduce their IT spend and adopt the pay-per-use model. The resultant flexibility in capacity management has opened up many opportunities for businesses.