With major awards delayed, Pentagon plods uneven path forward under 'interim' cloud strategy

By Justin Doubleday / July 22, 2020 at 3:42 PM
The Pentagon's enterprise cloud computing ambitions have been stalled by contracting challenges, but Defense Department components are moving forward under an "interim" strategy with a patchwork of cloud technologies to meet pressing needs like software development and teleworking capacity. At the same time, the Pentagon's ever-increasing cloud computing demands are providing a key avenue for major tech companies to forge close ties with the U.S. military. DOD awarded the potentially 10-year, $10 billion Joint Enterprise Defense Infrastructure contract to Microsoft...

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