smarter data centers

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.

data center optimization

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.

4 security management strategies for data center consolidation

4 security management strategies for data center consolidation

Organizational flexibility, encryption and automation will help network administrators better manage security as data centers shrink.

Using DCIM to meet energy-efficiency goals

Using DCIM to meet energy-efficiency goals

Data center infrastructure management software can help facilities managers meet new energy efficiency targets under the Data Center Optimization Initiative.

A flash forward for government data

A flash forward for government data

Will embracing flash storage drives help the Department of Defense optimize its data centers?

data center monitoring

How DCIM can help with data center optimization goals

Data center infrastructure management software automates facility monitoring and management, helping federal data center managers meet the goals of the Data Center Optimization Initiative.

Video storage starts sheriff’s office on road to software-defined data center

Video storage starts sheriff’s office on road to software-defined data center

What started as a video storage solution for the Bergen County Sheriff’s Office expanded to virtual desktop infrastructure and will soon include hyperconverged infrastructure.

Too much of a good thing: monitoring overload

Too much of a good thing: monitoring overload

Solutions that neatly aggregate an agency’s preferred metrics deliver better availability, security and performance.

HCI opportunities in agency IT

HCI opportunities in agency IT

Agencies have already leveraged hyper-converged infrastructure for sharing storage, virtual desktop infrastructure and workload consolidation.

Acquisition: More like jazz, less like practicing scales

Acquisition: More like jazz, less like practicing scales

Federal IT purchasing needs more room for innovation.

Tool helps track data center optimization

Tool helps track data center optimization

A new module to Nlyte Software’s data center infrastructure management solution simplifies the process for reporting and validating the optimization process.

Topic Resources

  • Understanding Data Center Modernization Options

    As government agencies modernize data centers, there are many options for complying with mandates, streamlining operations, and reducing costs. Cutting-edge technologies, such as Flash, paired with cloud operations, adds speed and efficiency. Modernizing data center management also can accelerate workload processing, optimize data analytics, and increase security.

  • Enabling the Data-Driven Economy in the Cognitive Era

    Government leaders have to consider and weigh many variables as they undertake the mission to improve the lives of citizens. They are continually challenged to improve program outcomes, optimize service delivery, and strengthen security, safety and resilience. They face these challenges knowing they have to build capabilities to identify hidden patterns, apply insight with speed and build knowledge that will better enable them to enhance and protect the economic vitality of the citizens and communities they serve.

  • Mission Possible! Your cognitive future in Government

    Welcome to the age of cognitive computing, where intelligent machines simulate human brain capabilities to help solve society’s most vexing problems. Early adopters in government and other industries are already realizing significant value from this innovative technology, and its potential to transform government is enormous. Currently, cognitive systems are helping government organizations navigate complexity in operational environments and foster improved engagement with constituents. Our research indicates that government leaders are poised to embrace this groundbreaking technology and invest in cognitive capabilities to improve outcomes for government organizations across mission areas.

  • Compliance is Made Easier with Certain Steps

    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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