Tag: cloud-contract

Global Cloud

Amazon asks judge to set aside Microsoft’s $10B DoD JEDI cloud contract win

December 16, 2020

Via: Tech Crunch

It’s been more than two years since the Pentagon announced its $10 billion, decade long JEDI cloud contract, which was supposed to provide a pathway to technological modernization for U.S. armed forces. While Microsoft was awarded the contract in October […]

Global Cloud

Microsoft scores $10bn Pentagon cloud contract

October 28, 2019

Via: TechRadar

Microsoft has been announced as the winner of a multi-billion dollar deal to supply cloud computing services to the Pentagon. The US tech giant was awarded the Joint Enterprise Defence Infrastructure (JEDI) contract after a fierce bidding war that saw […]

Global Cloud

Trump says Pentagon’s $10 billion cloud contract should be investigated. Again. – The Washington Post

July 19, 2019

Via: Cloud Tweaks

President Trump on Thursday said he would direct aides to investigate a pending military contract widely expected to be awarded to Amazon, saying he had heard multiple complaints about an allegedly unfair bidding process. His involvement would be an unusual […]

Cloud Clients

Oracle Lodges Formal Protest Over Pentagon Cloud Contract

August 8, 2018

Via: CRN

Oracle has long been steaming about the Pentagon’s looming multi-billion-dollar cloud computing contract, and weeks into the bidding process the company has filed a formal complaint with the federal government. The software giant is challenging the winner-take-all nature of JEDI, […]

Service Models

Are Enterprise Software Agreements a Critical Foundation for SaaS Adoption Success?

March 7, 2016

Via: Gartner Blog Network

As application software publishers progressively transition their business models to SaaS subscriptions, conventional licensing programmes and contracts remain a key mechanism for clients to agree commercials and commitments beyond a single year. Rather than being put out to pasture EA, ELA, ETLA and […]