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Cloud and Infrastructure Community

We connect data center and cloud colleagues to share insights and knowledge.

A community for those who support their agency’s IT modernization efforts, and want to learn about application rationalization, data center optimization, and federal cloud computing.

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Open to anyone with a .gov or .mil email address.

Email to join. Include Join: Cloud & Infrastructure Community in the subject line and Subscribe datacenters [First Name] [Last Name], [Position Title] in the body.

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Who We Are

The Cloud and Infrastructure Community of Practice (C&I CoP) is chartered under the Federal CIO Council and governed by an Executive Committee of representatives from both CFO Act and small federal agency representatives. GSA’s Data Center and Cloud Optimization Initiative (DCCOI) Program Management Office (PMO) provides logistical support for the CoP in the areas of policy compliance and operational best practices to meet requirements in OMB M-19-19 (PDF, 2.2 MB, 13 pages and the federal cloud computing strategy, Cloud Smart.

What We Do

We connect data center and cloud colleagues to share insights and knowledge on:

  • Data center infrastructure management
  • Facility oversight and optimization
  • Data Center Optimization Initiative (DCOI) Reporting
  • New technologies
  • Cloud optimization best practices
  • Application Rationalization

We host a monthly conference call and occasional in-person events in Washington, DC.

Learn more at, and email us at if you have questions.

Community Conduct

The Communities of Practice are hosted by, a service of the Technology Transformation Services (TTS) within the General Services Administration (GSA). GSA is a federal agency subject to the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) and must comply with requests for records made under FOIA. As a result, all communications made on this Communities of Practice LISTSERV are subject to release under FOIA.

When participating in this CoP, follow Community Guidelines.

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