One of the advantages of working in government is that we’re not only permitted, but encouraged to copy what works. If another team has grappled successfully with a problem similar to the one we’re facing, there are no proprietary barriers to learning from their experience—or even asking to re-use their work.
Making the right information available, to the right person, at the right time is critical to mission effectiveness and decision-making superiority.
We’re all familiar with the savings that can be gained through IT virtualization in terms of reduced data center floor space, energy, and server maintenance costs. But the benefits of a virtual environment also extend to disaster recovery and continuity of operations (DR/COOP). Virtual environments make it easier and less costly to achieve rigorous recovery objectives.