MGHPCG data center balances storage and networking of five-university joint venture

Data center balances storage and networking of five universities

The Massachusetts Green High Performance Computing Center has adopted a cloud-based approach for the petabytes of data it stores in a two-year-old facility in Holyoke, Mass.

Balance tape and flash in layered storage mix

Balance tape and flash in layered storage mix

Tried-and-true tape combined with emerging flash technologies give data center operators control over how they manage storage systems, speed backups and reduce costs.

IT modernization strategy:  reuse rather than replace

IT modernization strategy: Reuse rather than replace

Agencies can modernize by reusing, not replacing, core business assets, allowing for smart use of existing funds and faster time to market for new functionality and services.

Vapor IO unpacks data center design for the network edge

Vapor IO unpacks data center design for the network edge

Vapor IO introduced a modular data center design that features smaller, rounded data cylinders that can be rapidly configured for operations in metropolitan markets or where compute demand shifts rapidly.

IT automation saves money

3 paths to efficiency via IT automation

Automation improves operating efficiency and reduces costs, while meeting escalating demands on the IT department and the government agency as a whole.

Utah government sees 10,000-fold increase in cyberattacks

A surge in cyberattacks is being attributed to the presence of the National Security Agency’s $1 billion data center.

VMware hybrid vCloud gets FedRAMP approval

VMware hybrid vCloud gets FedRAMP approval

VMware’s vCloud Government Service provided by Carpathia gives agencies a way to extend their data centers to the cloud.

Virtualization, energy-saving drives SSA data center plans

Virtualization, energy saving drive SSA data center plans

The Social Security Administration’s National Support Center designed to take advantage of new technologies, including server virtualization and energy-saving tech to lower costs and closely monitor resources.

Livermore recognized for shuttering data centers

Livermore recognized for shuttering data centers

In spite of its increasing demand for computer power, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory has been able to close 26 data centers, resulting in annual savings of $305,000 in energy bills and $43,000 in maintenance costs.

City smooths disaster recovery upgrade

City smooths disaster recovery upgrade

Riverside, Calif., upgrades its data storage infrastructure by migrating half a petabyte of data from its storage area networks and establishing fail-over arrays for disaster recovery.

NYPA New York Energy Manager control center

Energy hub to improve efficiency in NY public buildings

The New York Energy Manager will provide real-time energy use and trending data for 3,000 state government buildings.

Army PEO Aviation expands virtual desktops

Army PEO Aviation expands virtual desktops

The Army Program Executive Office Aviation has expanded its virtual desktop infrastructure with Nutanix appliances to better support handling Army aircraft systems.

Topic Resources

  • GameChanger: Microsegmentation

    In less than a decade, more than 87 million records with sensitive or private information have been exposed due to cyber-incidents on federal networks alone. Increasingly, organizations are beginning to realize that perimeter-based security just isn’t enough anymore. Download to learn how for many data centers, the solution is microsegmentation.

  • Infographic: Software-Defined Enterprise

    Moving to a fully software-defined enterprise takes time, and is typically done in steps: virtualization, cloud, software-defined storage, software-defined networking, the software-defined data center, and then full SDE. Slowly but surely, organizations are making their way. Download this infographic to learn how to overcome challenges and lower costs through SDE.

  • County Enhances Critical Services for Citizens

    Miami-Dade County needed to streamline database administration and development to ensure that critical government services are constantly available and aligned to the needs of local citizens. Read this whitepaper to learn how the county accelerated database management and development tasks.

  • Converged Systems: Gaining Steam

    Government IT managers are beginning to see the value in converged systems for some of their workloads. They are finding that they not only save money and reduce complexity, but help IT better align with agency priorities. Converged infrastructure can increase application availability, centralize and simplify management, enable rapid provisioning of new systems and virtual machines, lower operation and maintenance costs, improve visibility and control, and reduce hardware footprint.

  • VMware Works to Better Meet Data Center Needs

    The vRealize Suite contains updates and new offerings that can streamline and automate operations, leading to more efficiency and fewer problems. Download this informative digital dialogue to learn more highlights from a recent webcast on software-defined data centers and cloud management.