Pentagon scraps US$10 billion JEDI cloud contract with Microsoft amid Amazon challenge

//Pentagon scraps US$10 billion JEDI cloud contract with Microsoft amid Amazon challenge

Pentagon scraps US$10 billion JEDI cloud contract with Microsoft amid Amazon challenge

The Pentagon said Tuesday it has scrapped a massive US$10 billion cloud computing contract, sidestepping a bitter dispute between Amazon and Microsoft over allegations of political bias that swayed the bidding.A defence Department statement said the Joint Enterprise Defence Infrastructure (JEDI) contract was cancelled because it no longer meets current needs and that it would start a process for a new “multi-cloud/multi-vendor” computing contract.Microsoft in late 2019 won the contract,…

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