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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Washington, D.C., and the surrounding area will account for a majority of data center closings between 2010 and 2012, based on the government's preliminary estimates. That's among agencies that provide such information. The DOD doesn't disclose the locations of its data center facilities.
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.