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Apr 24, 2014



2014 Data Center Brainstorm

Thank you to everyone who attended the Data Center Brainstorm on Thursday, March 13 at the Newseum in Washington, D.C.


View photos from the evet here. For more information, please contact Alex Butera at (703) 883-9000 ext. 142 or





Join Mobile Work Exchange for the 15th annual 2014 Town Hall Meeting on Thursday, April 10 at the Washington D.C. Convention Center. Mobility experts, including Kevin Cox, DOJ and Robert Palmer, DHS will discuss how agencies are meeting mandates and regulations to ensure more flexible operations and seamless data access, while ensuring information integrity and assurance. Register today.




50 Must-Read Federal Government IT Blogs 2013

This year, FedTech asked the community to help find the best Federal technology blogs. They were overwhelmed by the response. Readers submitted 33 blogs and voted more than 300 times. FedTech rounded out the 50 with some of their favorites, making the list an incredible resource for the Federal IT community. Congrats to MeriTalk's My Cup of IT for making the top 50 list. Click here to learn more.


Data Center Download Now Available

The DCX Download provides government data center professionals with information on upcoming initiatives to help the Federal government to clearly define and realize its date center goals. Issues contain updates on the latest data center news, upcoming events, and additional operational content. Read the full issue here.


USDA FNS Makes Headway with Data Center Agenda



Rory Schultz, deputy chief information officer, Food and Nutrition Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture at the     2013 Data Center Brainstorm


The U.S. Department of Agriculture's (USDA) Food and Nutrition Service (FNS) has made healthy progress on goals to consolidate its data centers, reflecting the government-wide push to reduce data center costs and avoid duplication. Click here for full article.


The FedRAMP OnRAMP provides transparency into the certification process

Check out the Data Center Consolidation Cookbook 


NetApp explores Application Rationalization in the blog post “Getting Rational”


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Are state and local governments prepared for the Big Five’s impact on their IT infrastructure


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NetApp explores Application Rationalization in the blog post “Getting Rational”

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