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IBM powers up new data centers

IBM is beefing up its cloud data center capacity to meet demand for cloud infrastructure and accommodate internet-of-things, blockchain and quantum computing applications.

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Evolving options for on-premises data centers

Even as more operations move to the cloud, there are times when on-premises computing can be the right choice.

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How to cut data center energy use

Increasing density of infrastructure and system components will help agencies offset growth and reduce total energy usage.

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Can we afford not to innovate?

To get the best value for taxpayer dollars, government should look to the innovation that is taking place in the private sector, particularly regarding open source software development.

Artist concept, interior, of the NASA Modular Supercomputing Facility at Ames (NASA/Marco Librero)

Modular supercomputers: Smaller environmental footprint, greater flexibility

NASA’s new Modular Supercomputing Facility will save money, conserve water and give the space agency scalable high-performance computing.

San Francisco

Hyperconverged solution streamlines transit IT

San Francisco’s transit agency is using Nutanix’s enterprise cloud solution to improve service delivery and reduce its data center footprint.

DISA seeks to streamline systems and operation centers

DISA seeks to streamline systems and operation centers

The agency wants to make the Department of Defense Information Network more efficient by standardizing tools and improving cloud compatibility.

Universities building California Policy Lab

Universities building California Policy Lab

A data warehouse of administrative information from state and local agencies will make it easier for policymakers to research issues from education and criminal justice to social services and labor.

Reaping the benefits of net monitoring and IT consolidation

Reaping the benefits of net monitoring and IT consolidation

For the University of Maryland University College, data center consolidation and cloud migration was made easier with hybrid network monitoring.

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Smarter data centers

Sensor-based monitoring and more efficient storage technologies will help agencies achieve the savings called for by the Data Center Optimization Initiative.

How government contains software waste

How government contains software waste

By embracing open-source software and cloud computing, agencies can cut their software waste and redirect that money into innovation and customer service.

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Preparing for the Data Center Optimization Initiative

By adopting data center infrastructure management and power usage effectiveness solutions, agencies can get ahead of optimization mandates.

Topic Resources

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    State and local agencies have to prioritize which regulations are most applicable and find efficient ways to ensure compliance—a task made more challenging by insufficient human and financial resources.

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