Feds Find Nearly 1,000 Data Centers
Government inventory discovers nearly 1,000 previously unaccounted for data centers.
The effort to count federal data centers is part of the Federal Data Center Consolidation Initiative. The multi-year effort is aimed at reducing costs, promoting energy efficiency in IT and bolstering cyber security. The Department of Defense accounted for the most data centers with 772. It was followed by the Department of State (361) and Department of the Interior (210).