Whatever Happened to FDCCI?

Originally written in July 2014, this article discussed how Federal Data Center Consolidation Initiative (FDCCI) failed to live up to its primary purpose, which was to lessen the number of data centers. Several reasons were provided as to why it has not succeeded and what role the government played in it.
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Did you know... Alabama has one neutral data center within it, and three non-neutral facilities. None of Alabama's data centers have remote hands, one have office space available within them, and one offer rack cabinets. The largest organization is dcBLOX with two facilities, and we have found 3,506 miles of fiber cable within Alabama's borders.
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