Virtualizing government: New open source solutions for the public sector

May 15, 2012

On the march toward virtualization, it makes little sense to charge ahead without a map.

Still, the pressure is on federal IT managers to take up a brisk pace. In addition to budget constraints, IT leaders face multiple mandates to consolidate datacenter, adopt cloud technologies, and comply with an evolving Shared First policy, which calls for agencies to pool existing IT resources rather than invent systems from scratch.