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The Data Center Optimization Initiative (DCOI) established in OMB Memorandum M-19-19 supercedes the Federal Data Center Consolidation Initiative (FDCCI) and fulfills the data center requirements of the Federal Information Technology Acquisition Reform Act (FITARA). M-19-19 rescinds and replaces M-16-19 Data Center Optimization Initiative (DCOI).

DCOI requires agencies to optimize and consolidate data centers to deliver better services to the public while increasing return-on-investment to taxpayers.

Image of a cloud shaped like a brain DCOI is a part of the Cloud Smart strategy.

Progress to Date (since 2016)

$1,943,972,508 in savings & cost avoidance

210 tiered data centers closed

3,005 non-tiered data centers closed