Pentagon justifies single-award approach to JEDI cloud

May 14, 2018 at 5:15 PM
The Pentagon says managing multiple commercial cloud providers would be too complex and slow down cloud migration in a new report justifying the Defense Department's plan to make a single award for the Joint Enterprise Defense Infrastructure program. The Pentagon believes "under current acquisition law, if the department pursued multiple-award contracts for the JEDI cloud, each individual task order would be competed, thus being paced by DOD acquisition processes," according to the report to Congress . "That pace could prevent...

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