2013 Fed 100

Federal 100: John Lee

John Lee

Name: John Lee
Title: Vice President of Cloud Services
Company: Carahsoft Technology Corp.

Creative cost-cutter. Lee's feet are firmly planted on the ground when it comes to saving his customers money on cloud technology. Lee saved the Internal Revenue Service more than $1.25 million in operational costs through an innovative pay-per-use pricing model for VMware virtualization products and services. The pricing, which is new in government, lets agencies choose the VMware products they want in any given month and pay only for what they use. It simplifies the use of virtualization and cloud technologies and helps keep start-up costs low. It has already been expanded across the Treasury Department.

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