Go inside the federal government's data center consolidation initiative, which aims to save $5 billion. See who's closing the most data centers, where, and how else the picture is changing.
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As the federal department with the most data centers, it's not surprising that the Department of Defense is also the one that will be closing the most data centers from 2010 to 2012. The U.S. Department of Agriculture ranks second; more than half of its planned closures are in the Washington DC area.
Google in the Enterprise SurveyThere's no doubt Google has made headway into businesses: Just 28 percent discourage or ban use of its productivity products, and 69 percent cite Google Apps' good or excellent mobility. But progress could still stall: 59 percent of nonusers distrust the security of Google's cloud. Its data privacy is an open question, and 37 percent worry about integration.
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