DOD kicks off procurement for 5G prototypes

DOD wants feedback on draft solicitations for smart warehouse and asset management at Marine Corps Logistics Base Albany, Georgia, and 5G dynamic spectrum sharing, at Hill Air Force Base in Utah.

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CEO Jassy doesn’t believe AWS lost an ‘apples-to-apples’ JEDI evaluation

by Billy Mitchell • 3 days ago

"I think if you do a truly objective, detailed, apples-to-apples comparison of the platforms, you don't end up in the spot where that decision is made," Andy Jassy said of JEDI's award to Microsoft.

Multi-domain operations: Like bringing Waze to the battlefield

by Billy Mitchell • 5 days ago

The Air Force's Will Roper says that getting the U.S. military to multi-domain operations requires taking the best tech that already exists in the commercial world and cloning that for command and control.

Murky contractor ownership masks national security threats to IT

by Dave Nyczepir • 2 weeks ago

The Department of Defense hasn't done a good enough job assessing such threats, the Government Accountability Office found.

Army picks Pivotal’s Paul Puckett to stand up cloud management office

by Billy Mitchell • 2 weeks ago

Puckett is a civilian who joins the Army from cloud and software services company Pivotal.

DOD’s Joint AI Center is looking for a cloud integrator

by Billy Mitchell • 2 weeks ago

The JAIC needs a system engineering and integration partner to help procure, implement and operate a hybrid, multi-cloud environment to serve as the backbone of its common development platform.

AWS files JEDI protest under seal

by Billy Mitchell • 2 weeks ago

It appears potential political influence will be at the center of Amazon's argument.

DOD has ‘significantly’ increased use of OTAs since 2016

by Tajha Chappellet-Lanier • 2 weeks ago

As hoped the contracting arrangement is bringing DOD into contact with different companies, too.

Forget about AI for now — the Army is focused on getting to the cloud

by Billy Mitchell • 2 weeks ago

"Cloud has to happen to maximize AI," Army Secretary Ryan McCarthy said.

Air Force, AT&T building ‘smart base of the future’ out of devastated Florida installation

by Billy Mitchell • 2 weeks ago

Tyndall Air Force Base, which suffered extreme structural damage from Hurricane Michael's Category 5 winds in October 2018, will get 5G service sometime in early 2020.

DOD wants an alternative to traditional cloud access points

by Billy Mitchell • 3 weeks ago

The Defense Innovation Unit it looking to the bright minds in Silicon Valley for an alternative cloud security gateway.

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