Special Report

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The OMB’s 25-point plan to reform federal IT management is designed to reduce the number of federal data centers and require a ‘cloud-first’ policy for IT procurements. Industry observers wonder how quickly federal agencies can adapt to the pace of change.
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Despite the many benefits of virtualization as a technological tool to help optimize data centers, it has some negative security implications that government agencies must address.
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Survey evidence indicates greater education and promotion of energy reduction guidelines may be needed to help reduce each agency’s carbon footprint. Agencies must leverage available tracking tools and measure to manage power efficiently.
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Ongoing data center optimization efforts by the City of Chesapeake, Va., and Stanly County, N.C., have achieved a number of efficiencies and cost reductions for both the city and county government IT organizations.
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To truly optimize data center operations and get the biggest return on related investments, government organizations must take a more ‘holistic’ view of the equipment housed there, say industry observers.
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