137 federal data centers will close by the end of the year. CIO Vivek Kundra tells the Wall Street Journal the closures will take place at 16 agencies including the Department of Homeland Security, Commerce, Energy, Interior, Labor, State, Transportation, Health and Human Services, NASA, Treasury, USAID, Agriculture, Justice, the General Services Administration, Defense and Veterans Affairs.
The Defense Department will see the most closures – 52 in total, according to the Journal. Data centers in multiple states across the country are expected to close under the plan. (View the full list.)