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Data Center Information

The Data Center Optimization Initiative (DCOI) established in OMB Memorandum M-19-19 supersedes the Federal Data Center Consolidation Initiative (FDCCI) and fulfills the data center requirements of the Federal Information Technology Acquisition Reform Act (FITARA).

*Data gets updated based on selected Agency
 

Summary

All agencies - Cumulative Data from Q1 2017 until Q1 2022

Data Center Cost Savings
$4,660.2M
Closed Tiered Data Centers
660
Open Data Centers
1498
Total KMF
1173
Total Tiered
325
The Data Center Optimization Initiative memo M-16-19 was implemented for Q4 2016 and was replaced by M-19-19 in Q1 2019. Per M-19-19, as of Q1 2019 OMB no longer tracks closures and optimization metrics for non-tiered facilities. Additionally, agencies can classify tiered data centers as Key Mission Facilities (KMF), which are not subject to the same closure targets and may be exempted from optimization metrics.

All agencies - For the Year 2021

Data Center Cost Savings

Achieved1
$128.2M(inf%)
Annual Planned2
$0.0M

Closed Data Centers

Achieved3
660 (inf%)
Annual Planned2
0
Data Source: 1DCOI IDC Cost Savings 2DCOI Strategic Plan 3DCOI IDC Inventory
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Data Centers Over Time

Data Center Cost Savings - Planned Vs Achieved

Download: Cost Savings Source Data (CSV)
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Optimization Metrics

Agencies are encouraged to reduce application, system, and database inventories to essential enterprise levels by increasing the use of virtualization to enable pooling of storage, network and computer resources, and dynamic allocation on-demand. There are 4 key metrics, namely Virtualization, Energy Metering, Availability, and Underutilized Servers. More information can be found in the FAQ page.

Virtualization

Data center virtualization includes virtualizing physical servers in a data center facility, as well as storage, networks and other infrastructure devices and equipment. The DCOI metric is the number of servers and mainframes.
26.52%
Virtual Hosts
32,376
Cloud Instances
12,899
Servers
121,879

Energy Metering

Energy-use data can help you track long-term trends, benchmark progress and performance, perform diagnostics, and alert data center operators to impending or ongoing system failures.
25.42%
Have Metering
288
Total Facilities
1,133

Availability

Availability is reported in DCOI in terms of the planned hours of availability for each data center, as well as any unplanned outages for that data center over the reporting period, also measured in hours.
99.879%Uptime
Unplanned Downtime Hours
2,958
Total Hours
2,456,566
Download: Availability Source Data (CSV)

Underutilized Servers

Server utilization is the percentage of time during which the server is busy processing jobs during a simulation. The DCOI metric is measured by the number of underutilized production servers in each data center
1.07%
Underutilized
1,308
Total Servers
121,879