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New Congressional Caucus to Focus on Cloud Tech Acquisitions

A congressional caucus has been formed by Rep. Darrell Issa (R-Calif.) and Rep. Gerry Connolly (D-Va.) to tackle issues relating to the procurement of cloud technology by agencies, FCW reported Thursday. Adam Mazmanian writes the two legislators announced the bipartisan caucus at the MeriTalk-hosted Cloud Computing Brainstorm event last Thursday. …

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Federal IT Managers: $5.5B Cloud Savings Could Have Been $12B

While the federal government saved nearly $5.5 billion annually using cloud computing, federal information technology managers believe that number could have reached $12 billion, CRN reports. In surveying 108 IT managers and chief information officers, the MeriTalk Cloud Computing Exchange found the government could have saved more if it had …

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Alan Greenspan to Speak at 2011 Innovation Nation Forum

Government IT network MeriTalk today announced former Chairman of the Federal Reserve Dr. Alan Greenspan will be the keynote speaker of the 2011 Innovation Nation Forum at the D.C. Convention Center held Aug. 23. The forum focuses on the underlining business case for the innovation in the areas of cloud …

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Report: Agencies Looking Inward for Efficiencies

In the search to squeeze more savings out of the federal government, agencies are increasingly looking inward. But are they successful in the search for efficiencies? A new report by MeriTalk, the government-IT network, and software provider SAS details the responses of 150 federal officials — financial, operational and performance …

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New Study Reveals Billions in Data Center Consolidation

A new report on the government’s efforts to shut down its costly and ungainly federal data centers reveals the government could cash in on the consolidation to the tune of $18 billion. The new report, “Federal Data Center Consolidation: Measure to Manage Report,” a joint project of government IT network …

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Feds Procrastinate on Cyber Deadline

Federal agencies may miss a key deadline in the implementing of new cybersecurity reporting guidelines, according a recently published survey. Only a small minority of federal managers have used the new CyberScope reporting tool, according to a survey of 34 chief information officers across a number of federal agencies conducted …

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