The U.S. government plans to shutter 800 of its 2,000 data centers as part of a broader shift to...

|By:, SA News Editor

The U.S. government plans to shutter 800 of its 2,000 data centers as part of a broader shift to delivering applications and services over the cloud. Consolidation on such a massive scale could end up being a boon for VMware (VMW) and other virtualization software providers.