The bottom-line figures from 1990 to this year show a government staff reduction of approximately 8,000 people representing an 83 percent decrease; storage capacity increase of 2,500 percent; a server cost 20 percent below peers; and a "best in class" rating from Gartner over the years when compared with other government and industry data center operations. [...] why establish your own consolidation center when you can rely on a trusted provider in government or industry-one who knows the lessons learned and secrets for reducing computing costs and improving performance through consolidation, modernization and optimization of data centers? I guess some just want to maintain old patterns that will eventually migrate into what many have consistently learned over the years from data center consolidation.
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