Pentagon, Microsoft officials meeting this week to kick off JEDI cloud contract

By Justin Doubleday / December 10, 2019 at 12:57 PM
Pentagon officials are meeting with Microsoft representatives in Washington this week to begin implementing the Joint Enterprise Defense Infrastructure contract, even as Amazon is suing to block the award in federal court. Defense Department spokeswoman Elissa Smith confirmed this week’s meetings in a statement to Inside Defense. In October, DOD awarded the JEDI contract to Microsoft Azure. The potential 10-year, $10 billion deal is intended to provide enterprise cloud computing services to units across the U.S. military, including those...

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