Pentagon plans multibillion-dollar bet on single cloud

By Justin Doubleday / March 8, 2018 at 5:46 PM
Architects of the Joint Enterprise Defense Infrastructure program envision a future where data moves freely between Defense Department users in a single cloud environment, enabling innovations like machine learning and artificial intelligence, but questions persist about the efficacy of their plan and the fate of other DOD cloud programs. The Pentagon is planning the JEDI acquisition as a single, potentially 10-year award for commercial cloud services because “we believe that a multiple-award cloud would exponentially increase the overall complexity,” Tim...

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