October 28 - 09:10
Microsoft beats Amazon to $10 billion Pentagon JEDI cloud contract
Microsoft has won the Pentagon's $10 billion cloud project contract. The Joint Enterprise Defence Infrastructure Cloud (JEDI) contract is part of a wider digital transformation to make the Pentagon more technologically agile. The contract is, however, steeped in controversy as Amazon (AWS) was the firm favourite. A spokesperson for AWS said the company was “surprised about this conclusion.”
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