Tag Archives: data center consolidation

GAO: Agencies Need to Complete Savings Target Under OMB Data Center Consolidation Initiative

The Government Accountability Office has recommended for agencies to complete cost savings goals under the Office of Management and Budget‘s data center consolidation initiative. GAO said in a report published Wednesday agencies aim to reach $8.2 billion in savings and avoidances through fiscal year 2019 but 10 agencies have not yet fulfilled their savings …

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GSA Seeks Participants for 2nd Digital Innovation Hackathon

The General Services Administration will host the fall edition of the Digital Innovation Hackathon at its headquarters on Oct. 16 and feature challenges for teams from industry and academia. GSA said potential projects include the development of tools for greenhouse gas reduction visualization, data center consolidation and travel data analysis. The …

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GAO: Agencies Need Complete Reinvestment Plans for Achieved IT Cost Savings

The Government Accountability Office found  the government has achieved $3.6 billion in estimated cost savings and avoidances from fiscal year 2011 to 2014 through the Office of Management and Budget‘s information technology reform program. GAO said in a report to Congress published this month that approximately $2 billion was from data center consolidation and optimization, …

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GAO: Agencies Have Room to Improve Data Center Savings Reports

A Government Accountability Office report indicates that several federal agencies encounter challenges when they estimate or report savings from their data center consolidation efforts. Eleven of 21 agencies underreport planned cost savings between fiscal years 2012 and 2015 by around $2.2 billion under the Federal Data Center Consolidation Initiative, GAO said …

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