Joint Enterprise Defense Infrastructure
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.
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.
Lawmakers want DOD to justify single-award move to commercial cloud
Congress is asking why there should be a "single award contract rather than creating an infrastructure capable of storing and sharing data across multiple cloud computing service providers concurrently."