Cloud isn’t a one-size-fits-all alternative to traditional computing environments, and it certainly is not a set-it-and-forget-it technology. The advent of hybrid clouds is proof of that. Cloud adopters should be matching their mission-critical applications to the best computing environment to guarantee the performance and availability the business demands. In 2019, savvy tech strategists are realizing the benefits of matching their specific apps to the environment—on-premise, public, private, or hybrid cloud—that best suits the ebb and flow of resources needed to support any given app. And these enterprise IT leaders want to work with a vendor that can optimize the performance of these apps regardless of where they live in the extended enterprise ecosystem.