Migration to Consolidation
Posted on: May 2, 2014

Military Information Technology
Peter Buxbaum
May 2, 2014

When the Office of Management and Budget in 2010 issued directives for a governmentwide consolidation of data centers, the Army set a goal of closing 185 by the end of fiscal year 2015. As of mid-March 2014, the Army had already closed 223 data centers, or 121 percent of its original target.

It is an impressive result, but in truth the number is less indicative of a sudden spike in efficiency at the Department of the Army than of a change in metrics. It came as OMB expanded the definition of a data center to include just about any server accessed by more than one person.

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