With ‘public cloud’ as the de facto target IT architecture and business model and ‘cloud-native’ the default
approach for application and service development, it might not be a stretch to conclude that the market
for on-premises IT solutions would be dying a slow death. What is happening is the opposite. On-premises
environments are more critical and strategically relevant than ever, driven by the economic reality that sending
every workload to the cloud is expensive in an environment where enterprise data is growing unabated.