Tag: DOD

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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 […]

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Pentagon unit taps Google Cloud’s Anthos for multi-cloud management

May 20, 2020

Via: ZDnet

Google Cloud on Wednesday announced that a unit within the US Defense Department (DoD) will use its Anthos platform to build a multi-cloud management platform for detecting and responding to cyber threats across the globe. The contract is specifically with […]

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Pentagon’s inspector general says Microsoft’s JEDI cloud win should stand

April 15, 2020

Via: ZDnet

The U.S. Department of Defense’s Inspector General says that Microsoft’s win of the $10 billion Joint Enterprise Defense Infrastructure (JEDI) contract doesn’t seem to have been influenced by President Donald Trump. In its investigation report, made public on April 15, […]

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The Cloud Wars

February 20, 2020

Via: Cloud Tweaks

Behold: An epic struggle between archrivals; a vengeful world leader; global military dominance; vast oceans of thinking machines; billions at stake and not least – Jedi’s! Is there another Star Wars episode coming out? Nope, it’s just the feds trying […]

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Audit Finds Department of Defense Cloud Use Poorly Defined and Tracked

January 4, 2016

Via: Data Center Knowledge

The US Department of Defense cannot show cost benefits, or even adequate security from cloud services, because it has no standard definition for what they are, and no central account of cloud contracts, according to an audit by the DOD […]