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The popularity of big data is helping your agency earn more money for its information technology budget. IT spending across the federal government rose about half a billion dollars over the past two years. A third of the overall spending goes to the IT infrastructure that keeps the big data flowing. Shawn McCarthy, research director for IDC Government Insights, was Francis Rose's guest for Industry Chatter.
Shawn McCarthy is the research director at IDC Government Insights.
The argument is over Google's Apps for Government. Google says they're FISMA certified. But Microsoft has released some court documents to refute that.
Shawn McCarthy, research director for IDC Government Insights, describes some IT budget trends and what they could mean for your agency in the long-run.
Federal agencies have been ordered to consolidate their datacenters, and both government IT managers and commercial systems integrators are focusing on select open source solutions and open software stacks to help ease this transition. IDC's Shawn McCarthy explains how all this works together.