Data Center Optimization Initiative

GSA seeks fresh expertise to help improve transparency around IT spending

by • 2 months ago

New IT staff will be tasked with supporting a range of project management and procurement functions.

GSA stresses agencies align IPv6 and zero-trust plans ahead of next week’s deadline

by • 3 months ago

Agencies have until next week to submit their zero-trust architecture implementation plans, per President Biden's cybersecurity executive order.

Effective application rationalization eludes agencies

by • 6 months ago

Too often chief information officers lack the data they need to make informed decisions about app inventories.

Report: OMB should devise a new server-use metric for agency data centers

by • 8 months ago

Agencies currently report underused servers based on their own definitions, which ignores their progress toward efficiency goals, according to GAO.

Michael Rigas claims acting Federal CIO role

by • 11 months ago

The triple-hatted official replaced Suzette Kent back in July, according to his LinkedIn, though OMB did not provide an official start date.

Facilities remain vulnerable to cyberattacks even without OMB’s ‘data center’ label

by • 2 years ago

The Office of Management and Budget narrowed its definition to focus closure efforts but ended important oversight in the process, according to the Government Accountability Office.