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 largest data center scheduled for closing is a 195,000-square-feet facility in Alabama operated by the Department of Homeland Security. The agency is consolidating from 43 facilities (data centers, server rooms, server closets) to two primary centers.
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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