IT is an industry of constant change. With each new trend that arises, former IT best practices may beradically altered. A secure, cost-effective and productive IT infrastructure design necessitates an understanding of current IT standards. This can be quite a challenge for already over-taxed IT professionals and executives. Presently, many of the trends in the IT world are moving towards the decentralization of IT technology. While this has vastly improved cost and increased productivity, it has also led to some significant security concerns.