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Navy finds billions of dollars in under-the-radar IT expenses

As the Navy scours its IT systems to determine exactly what it owns, it's discovered it operates double the data centers and tens of thousands of servers and applications more than it previously thought. The findings come more than a decade after the Navy implemented its Navy-Marine Corps Intranet, which was supposed to reduce the number of disparate systems run by the agency and eliminate stovepipes. All told, Navy's IT budget could be as much as $4 billion more than it initially thought.

Tags: DoD , Navy , technology , enterprise licenses agreements , contracting , industry , data center consolidation , application rationalization , Virtualization , IT efficiencies , budget , sequestration , continuing resolution , NMCI , NGEN , Jared Serbu

Monday - 02/18/2013, 06:04am EST
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'Ruthless' cost cutting coming to Navy IT

Terry Halvorsen, the Department of the Navy's chief information officer, said the Navy and Marine Corps should expect ruthless cost cutting in information technology. Halvorsen said if the services don't cut costs themselves, it will be done for them.

Tags: DoD , Department of the Navy , Navy , Marine Corps , technology , management , budget , DoD budget , efficiencies , data center consolidation , application rationalization , Enterprise software licensing , Terry Halvorsen , Jared Serbu

Thursday - 06/09/2011, 07:40am EDT
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CIO will treat Navy, USMC as one IT enterprise

Terry Halvorsen, who was named the Department of the Navy chief information officer in November, told attendees at a San Diego conference that his organization would seek to build more effective, efficient IT structures by leveraging the size and capabilities of both the Navy and Marine Corps. He also predicted the department's IT operation would have to meet its responsibilities with fewer people and fewer resources than it now has.

Tags: DoD , Navy , Marine Corps , technology , contracting , Terry Halvorsen , data center consolidation , budget , network infrastructure , Jared Serbu , DoD Report

Friday - 03/04/2011, 07:12am EST
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Navy takes aim at software, server spending

The Navy has set initial target dates to plan for a more efficient IT infrastructure, including data center consolidation, virtualization and enterprise software licensing. As a first step, the service says it needs to get a better handle on how many software licenses it actually owns.

Tags: technology , Navy , DoD , Federal Data Center Consolidation Initiative , data center consolidation , cloud computing , DoD budget , David Dorsett , Jared Serbu , DoD Report , Federal Drive

Tuesday - 01/18/2011, 07:04pm EST
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