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Army One Piece of the Puzzle in Closing Data Centers

A quarter of the 800 data centers planned for closure by 2015 will come from the Army, but the service’s chief information officer said the closures are not about the centers themselves, but the data. At an Armed Forces Communications and Electronics Association conference, Lt. Gen. Susan S. Lawrence said the …

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VanRoekel Wants ‘Bold Steps’ in Cutting IT Costs

Federal CIO Steven VanRoekel has the government’s data centers in his sights, aiming to close 472 of the IT hubs by the end of 2012. The number of centers on the chopping block has recently grown as VanRoekel is promoting “bolder steps” in curbing costs. Data center operations and related support …

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Federal Government Shuts Down Data Centers

The federal government plans to shutter more than 40 percent of its data centers over the next four years, with 195 centers closing at the end of 2011, the NY Times reports. Currently, 2,000 data centers operate around the country. In 2012, 178 data centers will close, with 800 centers …

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