Increasing computing demands and a mix of OS systems could jeopardize potential savings, according to a new survey sponsored by Juniper Networks. A quarter of feds think there will be more data centers, not fewer, in 2015.
Sandia National Laboratories has developed a new type of air-cooled heat exchanger that increases CPU efficiency, is immune to dust fouling and can cut power costs.
Agency reports set to be published Oct. 7 will yield the most detailed information to date about consolidation's expected cost savings.
NGIA plans to deploy MiserWare's Granola Enterprise and Datacenter software, which lets organizations track energy use and savings across thousands of computers.
The Structured Solutions uATS Micro Automatic Transfer Switch is the GCN Lab's pick for the July product of the month.
The City of Melrose is the first in the state to offer services via its private cloud to other municipalities.
The Open Data Center Alliance published eight usage models that define IT requirements for cloud adoption and provide a vision for cloud computing
Governments will have to resort to some atypical financial and management techniques to acquire cloud services under current economic conditions.
Combining resources undoubtedly pays off, but getting there isn't easy. Here's how state, local and federal agencies are dealing with the hurdles.
Seven recommendations for data center consolidation, including preparing a current usage survey and using automation tools.
A snapshot of the Census Bureau's server virtualization project highlights the key points of its move toward a virtual private cloud.
Rick Bakken, senior director of data center evangelism at Microsoft, revealed May 18 at Tech-Ed in Atlanta what the next generation of Microsoft data centers will look like, including requiring less energy and costing less money.
The consolidation process gives administrators a look into the costs of running data centers that they might not otherwise get, a DHS IT official says.
The EA community needs to play a bigger role in consolidation activities, Treasury's chief enterprise architect says.