Data Center Optimization Initiative

VA missing opportunities to close data centers and save money, IG finds

by Tajha Chappellet-Lanier • 2 months ago

Lack of clear communication from leadership is to blame, investigators argue.

OMB’s new data center plan draws concerns

by Carten Cordell • 3 months ago

Rep. Gerry Connolly and others are calling for the White House to not ease off the pedal when it comes to data center consolidation.

4 takeaways from the latest FITARA Scorecard hearing

by Billy Mitchell • 3 months ago

Agencies are improving in their IT management and acquisition — but there's still work to be done, lawmakers said.

OMB proposes changes to Data Center Optimization policy

by Tajha Chappellet-Lanier • 4 months ago

The document updates or removes a number of metrics from a legacy Data Center Optimization policy issued in August 2016.

In the face of mounting debt, it’s time to make data center consolidation a priority

by Gregory J. Touhill • 10 months ago

Instead of investing in data center consolidation, agencies continue to spend billions of dollars managing and operating rapidly aging infrastructure. Here’s what Greg Touhill says they need to do moving forward.

Federal data centers face new energy test

by Grayson Ullman • 3 years ago

U.S. government data centers will have to meet tough new energy efficiency standards or else face closure, under a new plan being pushed by federal CIO Tony Scott.

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