MeriTalk, a public-private partnership focused on improving the outcomes of government IT, recently announced the results of its new report, "Show Me the Money: The Key to Doubling Agency Savings." The study, underwritten by Brocade, reveals that Federal agencies are making progress on a series of key IT initiatives – consolidation, virtualization, cloud computing, remote access, and infrastructure diversification – but are leaving a significant amount of money on the table. According to the report, by fully leveraging all five initiatives, network managers believe they could save 24 percent of their IT budgets – or approximately a combined $19.7 billion annually – more than double their current savings.
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