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Federal Data Center Consolidation: By The Numbers

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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The Obama administration's data center count includes facilities of at least 500 square feet that house servers and related systems. That's about the size of a typical hotel room. The smallest data center due to close is a 1,000-square-feet USDA facility, though the feds are also looking to reduce the number of server rooms and closets.

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