With every passing day, Flash storage solutions improve in capacity and features – and drop in price. If your organization hasn’t considered Flash before, or if you’ve only dipped your toe in the Flash waters, now is the time to investigate all the advantages Flash offers in speed, capacity and cost savings.
The journey to cloud for Federal CIO is complex, not clear, but one thing is certain… it is disruptive. In fact, many are now calling this journey to an automated infrastructure like cloud “the digital disruption.” Digital disruption is a top-of-mind issue for the Federal CIO. Agency senior executives are looking over their shoulders and […]
Office of Management and Budget’s push to shrink Uncle Sam’s data center footprint makes perfect sense for the bean counters. But, if it makes it difficult for people to do their jobs, it will fizzle. As Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL) embarked on its virtualization adventure in 2006, the Infrastructure on Demand (IoD) team focused on the oldest rule in sales – the customer is always right.
The U.S. Army knows the importance of reconnoitering the battlefield and clearly identifying what victory looks like before going to war. And, the Army’s data center consolidation regiment – Army Data Center Consolidation Plan (ADCCP) – knows a thing or two about “big-iron” combat. ADCCP set an ambitious goal in 2011 – to wipe out 185 Army data centers by 2015.