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Open Resource Sharing

Reduce overall IT operational costs through interagency resource (hardware, software and technical support services) sharing and hot seat computing.
Millons of dollars are spent annually within DoD to sustain current infrastructures, procure hardware and software and IT support services. These costs are incurred by each individual federal agency, service component, base and station.

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Governmental Community Computer Grid

Currently all government agencies have a vast array of personal computers. Typically government employees only use a portion of the computing power of these computers in their official duties. The untapped processing time of computers represents a vast untapped resource to the government.

The software exists to take large complex computations typically handled by supercomputers and parse out small parts of these... more »

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How to save power and still auto-update Gov PCs

Require all government computers to automatically turn off after 1+ hours of not being used. If Windows Systems Management Server or WSUS needs to push updates out, have the remote server use Wake-On-LAN to fire up the computers for updates and then send the remote shutdown command. This solves the problem having to have the computers on for updates, and saves power when they are not being updated. This would not be... more »

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