Agencies Will Shutter Nearly 400 Data Centers Before October

Joseph Marks | Nextgov | February 8, 2013

The government has shuttered 420 data centers since 2010, 38 of them in the past 10 weeks, according to updated figures the Office of Management and Budget released Friday. Agencies plan to close 396 more centers by the end of September, according to a spreadsheet posted to the government open data platform

The government had closed 382 data centers as of the last update in November. The latest update included all data centers closed as of Jan. 25...