Building and maintaining a traditional IT environment is costly. Buying hardware and servers, installing software, implementing infrastructure change management, maintaining a proper security posture, providing robust development and test environments and responding to business demands quickly requires a dedicated and skilled IT staff. While this may be the commonplace model in many IT shops, cloud technologies are beginning to make serious inroads into changing the way fully internal IT shops operate.

Read the following article on TheServerSide to discover the top five ways cloud technologies are changing the IT landscape:

Top five ways cloud computing is changing the IT landscape