The cloud has become more and more ubiquitous during the past year, and in 2015, as organizations grapple with increasingly data-intensive workloads that demand consistent performance levels, these companies will shift their focus to getting the best performance from cloud services. Amid a growing number of choices, organizations will need to identify the best-fit cloud environment to meet their specific workload requirements and provide optimal performance.

Here are some predictions about what’s in store for 2015:

Hybrid infrastructure: Not just cloud-only solutions anymore
While “hybrid” has traditionally been a term limited to public and private cloud infrastructure, starting in 2015 we’ll see “hybrid” begin to take on an expanded definition as companies concerned with delivering the highest possible levels of performance, security, control and cost-efficiency implement broader hybrid infrastructure approaches.

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