Federal Data Center Consolidation Initiative: Social Security Administration
This document details the Social Security Administration’s goals, timeline, tactics, rationale and approach for achieving the FDDCI mandates, as well as best practices and a cost-benefit analysis.
Case Study: Department of Homeland Security
This paper details the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Office of the Chief Information Officer's data center consolidation project, which was started even before the FDCCI mandates and aims to consolidate systems and operations housed in 43 primary legacy data centers and numerous smaller sites into two Enterprise Data Centers. The effort is already realizing millions of dollars in savings, boosting efficiency, and raising the level of data protection.
“Anchors Away: Navy Data Center Consolidation Torpedoes IT Budget”
This case study specifies the U.S. Navy’s steps to reduce its data center fleet from 150 data centers to just 17, including the challenges involved and the potential cost savings.
“Digital Decimation: Army Consolidation Crunch”
This case study details the approach and the tangible victories of the first year of engagement for the Army Data Center Consolidation Plan (ADCCP), which has a goal to eliminate 185 army data centers by 2015.
FAA Data Center Consolidation Initiative
Lessons Learned: Large and Small Scale Data Center Consolidation, plus Application Mapping Pilot