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GAO: Congress Should Extend FITARA Data Center Consolidation Provisions’ Expiration Beyond October 2018

The Government Accountability Office has called on Congress to consider a possible extension to the Federal Information Technology Acquisition Reform Act‘s data center optimization and consolidation provisions in order to provide federal agencies more time to meet the Office of Management and Budget‘s performance targets and cost savings objective. GAO made the …

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SolarWinds’ Chris LaPoint: InfoSec, Systems, Network Roles to Evolve in Gov’t IT

Based on the results of SolarWinds‘ latest public sector IT survey, Chris LaPoint, the company’s vice president of product management, believes training on emerging technologies for government IT professionals is crucial in order to adapt to evolving roles. In an interview with Josh Davis posted Sunday on the Business 2 Community site, LaPoint said agency adoption …

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Terry Halvorsen: Navy Targets IT Cost Cuts With Cloud Computing, Data Center Consolidation

Terry Halvorsen, Navy chief information officer, spoke at a recent event in Washington, D.C., about the department’s plans to manage information technology costs by moving to cloud computing and consolidating data centers, InformationWeek reported Tuesday. In efforts to raise $1.3 billion in IT cost savings, public-facing, non-classified data will be migrated …

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FBI CIO Chad Fulgham to Leave Bureau

FBI Chief Information Officer Chad Fulgham will leave the agency and return to the private sector, the bureau announced Tuesday. The FBI said the move is effective April 13. He joined the FBI more than three years ago and the bureau credits him with reorganizing the bureau’s information technology branch. …

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NNSA CIO Prioritizing Cloud, Cyber

National Nuclear Security Administration Chief Information Officer Robert Osborn has developed a three-step plan for improving the agency’s information technology infrastructure, Federal News Radio reports. Osborn, in office for a year, said he will focus on using hybrid cloud technology and improving cybersecurity. Osborn’s network transformation plan includes implementing virtual …

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