Advocating data center consolidation and optimization as a priority could be a tough sell to the Donald Trump administration, but the federal IT community has courted the White House by framing the issue within the narrative of the president’s soon-to-emerge cybersecurity executive order.
The Food and Drug Administration, like many federal agencies, is working toward more efficient data optimization and a secure cloud strategy.
It’s been almost eight years since the Office of Management and Budget kicked off its latest data center consolidation and optimization initiative.
Anthony Vicinelly, federal technology director at Nlyte Software, joins host John Gilroy on this week’s Federal Tech Talk to discuss the challenges agencies face when making the transition to the cloud. January 30, 2018
The Department of Homeland Security cites the Office of Management and Budget’s new Cloud Smart strategy and an ongoing challenge to consolidate data centers as part of a larger rethinking around how it stores its data.
An update to the Office of Management and Budget’s guidance on its Data Center Optimization Initiative will include more back-and-forth between agencies and the administration on fair benchmarks.