DoD CIO Sets Sights on Software-Defined Data Center to Deliver Secure, Modernized Cloud-Based Environment

The US Defense Department engaged on a project with Virtustream to reduce IT costs and improve cybersecurity by building a forward-thinking hybrid cloud environment using software-defined networking and security techniques. The Pentagon’s then CIO, Terry Halvorsen, had a vision for a cloud-based environment and needed support for making the complex transition from a legacy architecture to a fully modernized and digitally transformed infrastructure.