Posts Tagged: data center consolidation

My Cup of IT – Alan Greenspan – CIO ♥ CFO

By Steve O’Keeffe http://bit.ly/lr5vNf 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 http://bit.ly/k4ouuw 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 http://bit.ly/g2wYm7 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 http://bit.ly/e10gQB 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 »