Applications touch nearly every aspect of the modern company. And the dependency on using applications to streamline business processes and drive new revenue sources is only growing stronger. Thanks to new tools and platforms, more developers, agile development methods, and lots of code reuse, IDC predicts that from 2018 to 2023, 500 million new logical apps will be created, equal to the number built over the past 40 years.1 Organizations must decide how to optimize, manage, and support this expanding portfolio of applications.