Federal Data Centers Face New Requirements

Written on Thursday, 07 April 2016 06:32
U.S. government data centers will have to meet tough new energy efficiency standards or else face closure under a new plan pushed by federal CIO Tony Scott. The draft Data Center Optimization Initiative is planned to supersede the 2010 Federal Data Center Consolidation Initiative, which sought to promote the use of "green" IT and reduce duplication and inefficiencies in the feds' use of data centers. The draft memorandum takes advantage of new authorities granted to federal CIOs by the Federal…
The Indian Government is to issue eight experimental licenses in the 470-582MHz band for trials of white space technology. The move has been welcomed by the Dynamic Spectrum Alliance, a global organization advocating for laws and regulations that will lead to more efficient and effective spectrum utilization.
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