Tag Archives: data center

CGI Moving FTC Websites to Cloud Computing Infrastructure; Toni Townes-Whitley Comments

CGI Federal will transition the Federal Trade Commission‘s public websites to a cloud computing infrastructure under a five-year, $3.5 million contract. The company said it won the contract through the General Services Administration‘s Infrastructure as a Service blanket purchase agreement, through which the company delivers certified cloud services to the …

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HP Designing Off-Power Grid Data Center Architecture

Hewlett-Packard researchers have developed a data center design that would not use traditional power grid energy resources, the company announced Wednesday.  HP Labs, the company’s research arm, said it cut total power usage by 30 percent by employing a specific architecture in combination with energy management techniques. Data center dependence …

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VA, Pentagon to Merge Health Records on DISA Data Center

The Defense Information Systems Agency is set to integrate health records systems of the departments of Defense and Veterans Affairs, according to Federal News Radio. In January, the VA said in January it would move its EHR system on DISA-hosted data centers starting in March.  VA Chief Information Officer Roger Baker …

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Unisys Receives Managed IT Services Certification

Unisys Corp.’s federal systems division is certified as compliant with the updated international ISO/IEC 20000 standard, Unisys announced Thursday. Unisys said the ISO/IEC 20000 standard reviews best practices for distributing managed information technology services. Unisys said the standard also evaluates the company’s ability to deliver managed IT services to other …

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IBM Intros First Solar-Power Array for Data Centers at India Office

  IBM recently reported that it will be distributing its first solar-power array. It is designed specifically to run high-voltage data centers by integrating AC-and DC-based servers, water-cooled computing systems and additional related electronics. The array covers more than 6,000 square-feet of rooftop over IBM’s India Software Lab in Bangalore …

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CSC to Outsource IT for Education Organization on $200M Renewal

Computer Sciences Corp. has signed a five-and-a-half year IT outsourcing contract renewal and expansion with the Educational Testing Service, which aims to advance the quality and equity of education for people worldwide. If all options are exercised, the agreement has an estimated value of more than $200 million. CSC has provided IT …

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