White House opposes NDAA’s call to close DISA, supports oversight of JEDI cloud
The White House urges against closing DISA, as the 2019 House NDAA proposes, but it supports the bill's push for increased oversight on DOD's JEDI cloud procurement.
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.
Tech industry group clamors for transparency on JEDI reports to Congress
ITAPS is seeking more insight into how the Department of Defense is planning to pick its $10-billion cloud contract and it wants Congress' help.
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.