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The Pentagon scraps $10B JEDI cloud contract for new initiative

The Pentagon scraps $10B JEDI cloud contract for new initiative

The US Department of Defense announced on Tuesday that it is canning the controversial JEDI contract that was meant to fund a cloud computing effort. The $10 billion contract will be replaced by a new procurement program that could see more than one provider contracted. The new program has been ... Read more

date1 year ago
Pentagon expressing doubts about JEDI-contract with Microsoft

Pentagon expressing doubts about JEDI-contract with Microsoft

The U.S. Department of Defense wants to reconsider a 10 billion dollar (9 billion euro) cloud contract (the JEDI-contract) that it awarded to Microsoft. It has requested permission to do so from the court. A month ago, an American court approved a request from competitor AWS, which temporarily p... Read more

date3 years ago
Judge halts Microsoft’s billion-dollar contract with Pentagon

Judge halts Microsoft’s billion-dollar contract with Pentagon

A contract worth about ten billion dollars was awarded to Microsoft last year, making the tech giant the designated party to help departments of the U.S. Department of Defense move to the cloud. That while competitor Amazon had expected to win the contract, as those services, according to AWS, are ... Read more

date3 years ago
Amazon is trying to stop Microsoft from working on JEDI contract

Amazon is trying to stop Microsoft from working on JEDI contract

A tender for a ten billion dollar defense contract was awarded to Microsoft last year: Amazon Web Services came up short. In an attempt to undo the choice for Microsoft, AWS goes to court to at least temporarily prevent the contract from actually going ahead. For the cloud project Joint Enterpri... Read more

date3 years ago
Pentagon pauses controversial JEDI cloud contract

Pentagon pauses controversial JEDI cloud contract

The Pentagon has announced that it is pausing the controversial $10 billion cloud contract. Defence Minister Mark Esper says he wants to further investigate the so-called JEDI contract following complaints from US President Trump about the award process of the contract. Pentagon spokesman Elissa ... Read more

date3 years ago
President Trump out of concerns about JEDI contract Pentagon

President Trump out of concerns about JEDI contract Pentagon

US President Donald Trump has expressed concern about the Pentagon's JEDI contract. That's what two insiders say about Bloomberg. The president has demanded more information to determine whether he should intervene or not. The JEDI contract is a contract that the Pentagon awards to a single cloud pr... Read more

date3 years ago
Oracle loses court case around controversial JEDI contract

Oracle loses court case around controversial JEDI contract

A federal court in the United States has dismissed an Oracle lawsuit. The company wanted the case to force the Pentagon to change the controversial JEDI contract. The JEDI contract of the U.S. Department of Defense revolves around the cloud. The Ministry wants to transfer its internal infrastructure... Read more

date3 years ago
Oracle court case around controversial cloud contract shut down

Oracle court case around controversial cloud contract shut down

Oracle's lawsuit against the U.S. Department of Defense has been temporarily halted. The case, which started with the JEDI cloud contract of 8.8 billion euros (10 billion dollars), has been shut down so that the ministry can look into possible conflicts of interest. It is not yet certain when the in... Read more

date4 years ago
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