Posted by: kurtsh | October 25, 2019

NEWS: Microsoft Wins Pentagon’s $10B JEDI Cloud Contract

Per DefenseOne:

Microsoft Wins Massive JEDI Cloud Contract
After months of speculation, intrigue, lawsuits, and presidential leaning-in, Microsoft has won the Pentagon’s $10 billion JEDI cloud storage contract, upsetting the presumed frontrunner Amazon. 

The outcome comes as a surprise to many observers who described Amazon as the almost-certain winner of the Joint Enterprise Defense Infrastructure, or JEDI, program. Amazon was considered by many to be the only qualified bidder because it had the largest enterprise cloud infrastructure and already had reached the necessary highest security level, known as Impact Level 6.

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