The Federal Data Center Consolidation Initiative (FDCCI) is driving change and savings – $3.2 billion by the end of this year according to some estimates. But surveys of federal IT professionals show that 72 percent of agencies have the same or more data centers today than before the initiative.
Thank you for attending the Data Center Brainstorm on Wednesday, March 25 at the Newseum in Washington, D.C. At this half-day conference, more than 150 “data center-fluent” Federal IT professionals from a variety of agencies gathered to discuss pressing and trending topics, including Accelerating Energy Savings, Infrastructures of the Future, and Application Rationalization. Attendees heard […]
The best defense is a good offense, according to the Defense Department. No, seriously. At last week’s Cloud Computing Caucus Advisory Group Hillversation, some of the country’s most important IT leaders – tasked with oversight and protection of our nation’s military – spoke on how cloud adoption is affecting our nation’s defense.
Congress finally passed the Cyber Security Protection Act this month, amending the Homeland Security Act of 2002 to modernize cybersecurity measures for the 21st century.
As government agencies tighten their budgets, virtualization is more heavily relied upon to increase their capabilities without increasing their expenditures. VMware continues to raise the bar with their innovative solutions to help IT staff do more with less.
Agencies don’t have the time, money, or manpower to sift through every single tax return, Medicare claim, or unemployment payment that goes out the door, but that doesn’t mean fraudsters can’t be stopped cold.
David Bennett, CIO of the Defense Information Systems Agency, has been thinking about cloud a lot lately. DOD rolled out DISA’s milCloud in March. Bennett, who took over as DISA CIO in October 2012, said in April that the Federal government is comfortable with its approach to cloud computing – essentially they keep as much […]