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July 30 2012

Best Practices for Federal IT Virtualization

Virtualizing servers and other infrastructure in an agency’s own datacenter is one of the ways to smoothly transition to a cloud model, whether that cloud is the agency’s own IT assets, served up cloud style, or cloud services offered by a third party. This story will provide agencies advice on how to build a cloud-ready virtualized IT environment – and the staff that they will need to operate it.

Writer: John Moore, jmwriter4 AT gmail DOT com


Advanced Networking

Networx, an all-inclusive contract for telecommunications and network services, was awarded in 2007 and agencies began the process of transitioning to it from an older contract. Five years later, progress has been slow. What is the impediment to moving ahead?

Writer: Matthew Weigelt [email protected], Camille Tuutti [email protected], John Zyskowski, [email protected]

Posted on Jun 15, 2012 at 12:20 PM


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    Worries from a Democrat about the Biden administration and federal procurement

    Steve Kelman is concerned that the push for more spending with small disadvantaged businesses will detract from the goal of getting the best deal for agencies and taxpayers.

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