Data center consolidation

  • 11,700 and counting … data centers back on the chopping block

    The Office of Management and Budget is prepping another memo to set new agency-specific and government goals to consolidate and optimize data centers.

  • Federal data center consolidation 2.0

    Faisal Iqbal, public sector chief technology officer for Citrix, offers four steps to improving data center performance and obtain real savings.

  • Agencies closing the gaps in quest to reform IT

    GSA, Treasury and Transportation highlighted to House lawmakers progress each has made in improving their individual processes for managing and overseeing networks, systems and data under the Federal IT Acquisition Reform Act.

  • Agencies warned to begin improving IT reform efforts

    The House Oversight and Government Reform Committee released the Federal IT Acquisition Reform Act scorecard and the governmentwide average is a “D.” Lawmakers and OMB expect agency scores to improve across the four metrics.

  • NASA Glenn becoming more data-centric across many fronts

    Sean Gallagher, the NASA Glenn Research Center chief information officer, said the OMB cyber sprint is helping his center change its perspective not only with cyber, but with cloud and mobility too.

  • Navy, Marine Corps see NGEN as gateway to commercial IT

    But both services say they hope to use the recompetition of NGEN to give commercial industry more of a hand in the IT services they’re providing to sailors and marines.

  • DoD now emphasizes cost over quantity in data center consolidation

    Pentagon’s updated approach to data center consolidation will focus on new factors, including the capability of IT services, not just numerical inventory.

  • Online Chat: Joe Klimavicz, CIO, Justice Department

    Joe Klimavicz, the Justice Department’s chief information officer, joins Federal News Radio for a free online chat to discuss his IT priorities around shared services, data center consolidation, hiring, and improving and standardizing IT portfolio management.

  • IT acquisition challenges in the federal government.

    Van Hitch, senior advisor with Deloitte’s Federal Consulting Practice, joins host Roger Waldron to talk about some of the IT acquisition challenges facing federal managers. March 3, 2015

  • GPO’s jump into the cloud for email is just the beginning

    The Government Printing Office became the first legislative branch agency to put its email in the cloud. CIO Chuck Riddle said once that effort is completed, GPO will move other functions into the cloud.