The extension is needed because the replication of Terremark data didn't begin until the end of December, making it impossible to make a scheduled March 31 move to Hewlett-Packard.
Azure for Government is aimed at civilian and defense agencies looking to boost efficiency by reducing the number of data centers and shortening patch intervals.
Despite complaints from some, metrics support the idea that telework helps boost productivity.
Steve Kelman contends the best part of the president's budget may be its efforts to measure and reward programs that work.
Plans have been in place since 2001 to create an integrated contractor database, but delays, cost overruns and development problems have pushed back the scheduled completion date to 2018.
Tech industry lobbyist is upbeat about the way forward for federal IT, as outlined in the president’s fiscal 2015 budget.
The legislation would require OMB, EPA and the Department of Energy to lead the development of standards for measuring data center performance.
GSA is taking applications through April 7 for the third round of the program.
Harnessing the era of big data means “overcoming the limitations of our minds,” which will lead to a transformed economy, says author and MIT scientist Andrew McAfee.
Verizon Enterprise Solutions VP Sonya Cork is a 26-year communications and IT veteran in civilian and defense agencies.