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15 Government IT Innovators: InformationWeek 500

Government agencies from California to Washington, D.C., are taking on ambitious IT initiatives in an effort to provide better services at lower costs. Here are some federal, state, and local efforts that are leading the way.
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First, Los Alamos National Laboratory virtualized 100 physical servers and retired three data centers. Then it deployed a private cloud, from which it now offers infrastructure as a service to Los Alamos researchers. The service, called Infrastructure on Demand, represents the Department of Energy's first foray into IaaS. Through Infrastructure on Demand's self-service portal, Los Alamos has cut a 30-day server provisioning process down to 30 minutes. In its first six months, the service was used to provision more than 700 virtual machines. Users are charged only for the resources they consume.

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