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IT innovation in government: Here's what federal agencies need to know

Flash as-a-service can deliver high-performance storage in a flexible model for secure deployments optimized for government agencies.

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Data prioritization, hybrid cloud help HHS auditors uncover fraud

A cloud-based platform for data sharing is giving auditors in the Department of Health and Human Services a major productivity boost.

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Ghost in the data center: Tips for managing wireless sensor networks

Network monitoring tools can be used to forecast device scalability and threshold alerts, allowing managers to act on the information that sensors are sending out.

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Avoiding data center consolidation headaches

NASCIO's playbook offers advice for reducing the diversity and complexity of enterprise IT environments.

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New data center offers options for agencies looking to optimize

Iron Mountain’s new Manassas data center is the latest to open in Northern Virginia to address the federal government's needs.

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Data center advances fueled by flash storage, decline in infrastructure costs

Cloud-based services, big data analytics and internet-of-things applications are driving the growth of data centers.

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Back to the basics with software-defined data centers

Traditional monitoring and management techniques can help government IT administrators deliver an automated, scalable and highly agile networking environment.

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Deadline extended for 2017 dig IT award nominations

You have until July 15 to help GCN identify the innovative tech that's transforming government at all levels.

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How computational fluid dynamics modeling can accelerate DCOI

CFD can give data center managers visibility into airflow to help them gauge the effectiveness of their optimization efforts.

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Building a better backup

A sound, mulitiered backup strategy relies on risk assessment, security and testing.

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NJ to consolidate IT infrastructure

The state will move to centralized IT functions, pulling hardware, operations and staff out of the individual departments.

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The bottleneck in DOD’s move to the cloud

Providing cloud access points as a service might speed data center consolidation, acting CIO John Zangardi suggests.

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