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Need to Know Memo: Finding Savings in the Cloud


Federal agencies are now capable of making their information and operations available nearly anywhere that has a secure Internet connection. They're already tapping into substantial savings from cloud computing and data center consolidation. 

Experts say the shift could ultimately could ultimately save the government as much as $20 billion per year. It could also bring many other benefits, from facilitating telework to encouraging energy efficiency to speeding IT upgrades and advances.

In a new Need to Know Memo, Matthew Weigelt explores the implications of cloud computing, data center consolidation, virtualization, remote access and infrastructure diversification.

Download Government Executive's Need to Know Memo on Cloud Savings

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