Data center of the future: 5 key elements

Data center of the future: 5 key elements

Powerful, streamlined data center operations will give agencies the infrastructure they need to handle future demands.

Pittsburgh innovation roadmap

Pittsburgh on the road to ‘inclusive innovation’

Forty-three percent of the initiatives in the Pittsburgh Roadmap for Inclusive Innovation are underway.

Air Force CIO outlines IT efficiency priorities

Air Force CIO outlines IT efficiency priorities

Lt. Gen. William Bender describes ways his service can become more IT efficient.

How to consolidate alarm data for data center visibility

How to consolidate alarm information for data center visibility

Using data integration techniques and effective visualizations, data center managers can see facility and equipment alarms in a single dashboard.

Virtualized network security

For today's government data security, trust no one

Unlike perimeter-based security, virtualized network security allows for segmenting the data center, firewalling off various sensitive areas without the need for external hardware.

Challenges of data consolidation

Challenges of data consolidation

While the benefits of data integration and consolidation can be clear, the process is not easy to implement.

Evaluating data center risk

How to reduce risk in data center design and maintenance

By evaluating risk, designing for optimal functionality and maintaining for continuity, federal data center managers can ensure the continued success of their facility.

Indiana invests in all-flash data center

Indiana invests in all-flash data center

The Indiana Office of Technology is building the first state-level all-flash data center in the United States.

Consumption-based pricing for the data center

Consumption-based pricing for the data center

Aligned Data Centers’ pay-for-use pricing model helps cut power waste and colocation costs.

How to wring every ounce of performance from data center storage

How to ratchet up data center storage performance

Storage efficiency technologies help IT managers maximize their current infrastructure and deliver higher utilization and performance.

Comatose servers draining data center efficiency

Comatose servers draining data center efficiency

While most of the challenges involve management practices and information flows, technical solutions can help.

Nutanix offers native hypervisor in ‘invisible infrastructure’

The Xtreme Computing Platform includes a Nutanix developed open source hypervisor and one-click infrastructure management.

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.

  • With Help From GSA, Agencies Get IT Fit

    The universe of IT tools developed to help government agencies achieve their missions is rapidly expanding. So, too, the means for acquiring them. GSA has moved to streamline acquisition of IT tools and services that combat cyberhackers, migrate operations to the cloud and use professional-services providers, to name a few.

  • 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.


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