IT Modernization

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The IT Modernization division within GSA’s Office of Government-wide Policy (OGP) provides CFO Act agencies with support and guidance for cloud strategy and datacenter optimization.

Cloud Strategy & Guidance

We offer resources to help agencies identify best practices for migrating to the cloud and obtaining its associated benefits versus maintaining on-premise hardware within a local network.

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Data Center Strategy & Guidance

We help agencies migrate, consolidate, and close data centers by using new organizational and communication strategies, and aligning resources for these strategies.

For best practices to successfully manage these strategies and avoid potential pitfalls, download the DCOI Guide for Data Center Migration, Consolidation, and Closure [PDF - 1 MB].

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According to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) Memorandum M-21-07 [PDF], “the strategic intent is for the Federal government to deliver its information services, operate its networks, and access the services of others using only IPv6.”


The Cloud & Infrastructure Community of Practice (C&I CoP) offers no-cost training on a regular basis for federal staff. The CoP hosts monthly one-day fundamentals courses on Cloud, Data Centers, and IPv6 topics, and also runs week-long courses on networking, cloud computing, and cloud service providers.

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Last Reviewed: 2022-07-28