Modern demands are changing the way the government purchases, builds and delivers storage solutions – and Federal agencies are calling for a network transformation that empowers IT and accelerates mission performance. But let’s start from the beginning and then turn to the road ahead.In 1979, a 250 MB hard drive weighed 550 pounds and cost tens of thousands of dollars. Today, a 16 GB microSD card holds 64 times more data, weighs four tenths of a gram and costs $11. Look how far we’ve come. Impressive? Yes. But, there are still some growing pains.The White House reports government-wide legacy IT spending rising only slightly from 68 percent to 70.3 percent from FY 2015 through FY 2018.