With the maturity of cloud infrastructure, staff productivity enhancements, deployment management, provisioning, capacity planning, security and disaster planning have become top considerations for enterprise CIOs and SaaS application providers alike. This has put a spotlight on platform agnostic tools designed to address these issues. In fact, Industry Analysts have increased their coverage of the segment including a published Gartner report on a “Magic Quadrant” dedicated to these Cloud Management Platform (CMP) vendors. Albeit generally considered in a separate solution class, this white paper will also touch on tools used to assess performance and assess application deployments in order to maximize efficiencies in Cloud environments. These solutions are complementary as CIOs and CFOs endeavor to keep capabilities and costs of the Cloud in balance.