Federal 100: Brig. Gen. Kevin J. Nally

Brig. Gen. Kevin J. Nally
Director for Command, Control, Communications and Computers
and Deputy CIO

U.S. Marine Corps

The work: Leading the virtualization of the Marine Corps’ networks and championing the consolidation of data centers.

The impact: The service’s success in data center consolidation is saving millions and providing deployed Marines with fast access to information anywhere in the world at any time.

The nuts and bolts: Nally’s efforts facilitated the launch of the Marine Corps’ federated data center, a model for scalable virtualization. He also pioneered efforts to reform the Marine Corps' IT governance, acquisition and accountability, and has partnered with the Defense Information Systems Agency on cyber training.

Read more about the 2012 Federal 100 award winners.

About the Author

Amber Corrin is a former staff writer for FCW and Defense Systems.

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