After six months as CEO, there's no question Satya Nadella has put his stamp on Microsoft.

Nadella's "mobile first, cloud first" mantra provides the clearest possible clues to the company's direction. Traditional desktop and notebooks PCs running Windows desktop apps definitely take a backseat to cloud-based services and apps running on mobile devices.

For IT pros who've spent their careers in a traditional enterprise environment dominated by PCs connected on Windows-based networks, the changes will be profound.

Here are four trends every IT pro needs to watch carefully.

1: Hybrid environments will make life more complicated

Making on-premises ser ...

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