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John Foley is director, strategic communications, for Oracle Corp. and a former editor of InformationWeek Government.
Articles by John Foley
posted in October 2010
The e-retailer and cloud services vendor has reportedly purchased 10 acres in eastern Oregon to be used for an expanding data center footprint along the Columbia River.
The Big Apple's new licensing agreement with Microsoft is just one part of an ambitious IT strategy that includes data center consolidation and central management of policies and services.
Only weeks after having the DOD nomination withdrawn, Takai resigns from her position as the state of California's top IT executive to go to the Pentagon.
A suspension on systems integrator GTSI is lifted following an agreement to be monitored independently and the resignation of two top company executives.
At Interop New York, experts tackle the state of cloud computing security, and hear that IT departments want increased visibility into the capabilities of service providers.
One new survey portrays the federal workforce as being overpaid and less qualified than private sector employees, while a second survey finds that government workers waste hours looking for files in internal databases.
The list of CIOs in state government who have resigned, or are about to, is growing. Michigan, Minnesota, and Washington are losing their top IT execs, and California is on the watch list.
CIO Rosio Alvarez, who's also advising the Department of Energy, is devising a strategic plan to provide high-performance computing to the lab's scientists and researchers.