The erstwhile directory, file, and print services aren't exiting private data centers anytime soon, and there are still a surprising number of companies nursing AS/400 and other legacy beasts. However, new development is generally not requisitioning racks of new servers -- they're requisitioning expensive accounts at service providers.
If we know one thing, the past several years have accelerated technology innovation beyond even the wildest expectations, driven primarily by the rapid development in mobile computing. This is now driving everything else before it, and it's not slowing down. We may hear more about the Internet of things in 2016, but I don't think that will blow open for a few more years yet.
One thing is for sure: 2015 was a big year, and 2016 will be bigger.
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