Posts Tagged: data center consolidation

My Cup of IT – Alan Greenspan – CIO ♥ CFO

By Steve O’Keeffe Tech is Uncle Sam’s Rodney Dangerfield – we don’t get no respect. Why? We know the budget of everything and the cost for nothing – how is it the Department of Energy doesn’t know its electricity bill? Truth is, IT’s techno babble and messy metrics turn off CFOs. We already getRead… Read more »

My Cup of IT: Royal Wedding?

By Steve O’Keeffe Beefeaters polish crown jewels. Londoners pray for sunshine. What’s top of mind for the royal couple? Yep, William and Kate are wondering if cloud and data center consolidation – DCC – is a marriage made in heaven, or if Uncle Sam is getting trapped in a shotgun showdown. While President ObamaRead… Read more »

My Cup of IT: The Fed 100 et al…

By Steve O’Keeffe As bikini season draws near, some new and eye catching vital statistics from last week. The e-Gov diet – Congress short-changed the e-Gov fund, just $8 million against a $34 million ask. Vivek Kundra outed the data center uglies – “duglies” – the 100 data centers picked for closure. The digitalRead… Read more »

My Cup of IT: Cooking Data Center Consolidation

By: Steve O’Keeffe Sometimes great ideas run into roadblocks. That’s when you need to think differently. Who could argue with today’s data center consolidation direction? Green, secure, efficient – this is apple pie stuff. So, why is the Hill sending the platter back to the kitchen – and questioning the bill? Perhaps it’s timeRead… Read more »