Chief Information Officer
Department of Defense

What kind of infrastructure do government agencies need to be looking towards over the next few years? Is programmable software the next step in replacing the 20th century IT of most agencies in an efficient and effective manner? How can software defined data center infrastructures and storage help agency optimization and consolidation planning moving forward? […] […]

Cloud Business Director
EMC Federal
Chief of IT Systems
Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, & Explosives

Agencies want relief from application bloat. Unused or underutilized applications are eating away network resources. What rationalization plans have proven effective? What opportunities still exist to improve this critical step in the consolidation effort? And finally, cloud is an important piece to the data center puzzle. Data center optimization is shaping the discussion on application […] […]

Director of Systems Integrators and Cloud
NetApp Public Sector
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
Chief Technology Officer
Office of Information Dominance and Chief Information Officer, Office of the Secretary
U.S. Air Force

Managing energy consumption and usage is critical to the ultimate goal of data center consolidation – cost savings. What benefits are there to updating legacy data centers to a more modern architecture? What does this process look like? How are those doing this successfully measuring it? What are options to get to better PEU numbers? […] […]

Regional Sales Director
SAN Federal Sales
Program Manager
National Technical Information Service
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
Program Manager
Department of Labor
Event Details
Knight Conference Center at the Newseum
555 Pennsylvania Ave., N.W.
Washington, D.C.
CPE Credits
Brainstorm attendees are eligible to receive continuing professional education (CPE) credits.
For more information on event details, please contact us at dcxbrainstorm@meritalk.com.