New DOD CIO Dana Deasy: ‘Cloud is a brilliant opportunity to re-engineer’
Deasy called cloud "the most phenomenal opportunity I think we've ever experienced as technical folks to be able to look at your legacy estate and say this is a brilliant opportunity to re-engineer."
Microsoft nabs part of the intelligence community cloud market in new deal
The deal is a big win for Microsoft as it gives it a chance to compete in the intelligence community cloud market.
Pentagon to Congress: Multiple awards for JEDI cloud would be too slow, costly
A multiple award contract, the department believes, “could prevent DoD from rapidly delivering new capabilities and improved effectiveness to the warfighter that enterprise-level cloud computing can enable.”
House threatens DOD funding for JEDI commercial cloud in 2019 NDAA draft
If the Pentagon wants to fund its $10 billion commercial cloud acquisition, it has some questions to answer about the contract's single award.
Pentagon preps $8 billion cloud contract that’s not JEDI
The DOD wants to bring its enterprise communication, collaboration and productivity applications into the 21st century with a proposed cloud acquisition worth up to $8 billion.
In second draft, DOD stands firmly by single award for JEDI cloud contract
While the contract was amended in some places to reflect the more than 1,000 comments and concerns of interested vendors, the contract's single award acquisition strategy remains.