This is a post on the Tri Star Site.
Depending on your point of view, the US government is either allocating more money than ever to its defense budget or it’s entered a new era of austerity.
Either way, for Jim Rycroft, principal at REK Engineering, keeping costs down is key to staying competitive as a subcontractor to military vendors. Rycroft specializes in developing computer and server cabinets for his clients, for whom he says “dimes are making and breaking deals, and the market is very marginal.”
[Ed- did you know the US Military is consolidating data centers and servers and moving to the Cloud. Watch the US Army’s Mike Krieger on their Future Vision in Data Center Consolidation.]