Pentagon leverages converged solution for private cloud migration

The consolidation will replace 60 racks of legacy equipment with 10 racks of Nutanix’s hardware/software appliances.

Oak Ridge National Laboratory

How standards helped Oak Ridge tame its data center

Data centers must standardize their systems and have accurate documentation to maximize efficiencies.

4 steps toward network modernization

4 steps to smart network modernization

Agencies get a faster, more efficient network, while federal IT professionals get more time, fewer headaches and assurance that their network is secure, up to standards and operating 24/7.

Concierge service for big data transfers

Argonne National Labs’ Globus offers cloud-based service that manages bandwidth and improves reliability in transferring very large datasets.

SSA fortifies data future with move to all virtual storage

SSA fortifies data future with move to all virtual storage

SSA is embracing virtualization across all of its media – including tape – as it migrates to a new 300,000 square-foot National Support Center in Urbana, Md., which opened last September.

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.

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