In Oakland County, Mich., a reference architecture approach to upgrading the enterprise helps preserve features of its existing data center while providing flexibility to adopt new services.
Agencies are exploring new options for reinvesting in physical infrastructure as new options open up to retool the data center and its features to the needs of government.
Because of its cooling power, the HP Apollo 8000 can pack more servers in a smaller space than traditional systems – up to 144 servers per rack.
IBM’s Cloud Services data centers provide infrastructure as a service that will enable agencies to deliver 100 different applications and services.
This year's FOSE conference and expo presents some of the most innovative technologies and services aimed at, and designed for, government.
Using HP's modular approach to the data center, the customer designs specific requirement for capacity, criticality and provisioning and pays a monthly fee as part of a maintenance service agreement.
Data center managers are coaxing more performance from their systems with workarounds that will eventually be defined in software that makes better uses of storage media.
Government IT managers are turning to hybrid storage systems – disk storage plus flash memory – to get performance acceleration during boot storms and other peak processing events.
The spread of big data tools and technologies is not only altering the way government data is being analyzed, it is reshaping the data center itself.
The QTS Federal Cloud is an infrastructure-as-a-service system built on technologies that federal agencies are familiar with, including VMware, EMC and Cisco.
Instead of trying to manage all facets of the SDDC separately, administrators need to tackle networking, compute, storage, security as a whole.
The National Security Agency will be using graywater to cool servers at its new data center in Fort Meade, Md.