Cloud

Pentagon Tech Chief Defends Integrity of JEDI Award

The White House had no sway over the $10 billion JEDI cloud computing contract that the Defense Department awarded Microsoft, according to Chief Information Officer Dana Deasy.

Microsoft Wins Massive JEDI Cloud Contract

In a $10 billion upset, after months of legal and Trump-fueled political controversy, Amazon loses out to a competitor.

Senators Push FTC to Investigate Amazon’s Role in Capital One Hack

The bank was renting servers from the tech company, which were exploited in the attack. 

Esper Recuses Himself from JEDI Cloud Contract Review

The Pentagon’s acquisition team will continue its review of bids submitted by Amazon Web Services and Microsoft, as the department’s deputy secretary of defense takes over the process. 

Jeff Bezos’s Master Plan

What the Amazon founder and CEO wants for his empire and himself, and what that means for the rest of us.

NavalX Innovation Office Really Wants the Navy to Be More Agile

The office is expanding to more cities and publishing iterative playbooks that are as agile as the gospel they preach.

Do You Know What’s Hiding in the Cloud?

The more complex an enterprise network is, the more difficult it becomes to be certain that everything is configured correctly and adheres to regulations and guidelines.

GSA to Take Corrective Action on DEOS Cloud Contract

The General Services Administration will rework the Defense Enterprise Office Solutions contract to address a bid protest.

TSA’s Cloud Future Will Be A Hybrid of Agency-Approved Services

The agency released its Cloud Strategy 2.0, which calls for a mix of public and private cloud, but only from vendors pre-cleared by TSA.

Featured eBooks

Legacy Systems Held DHS' Biometrics Programs Back. Not Anymore.

The cloud-based HART system, which will house data on hundreds of millions of people, promises to significantly expand the department’s use of facial recognition and other biometric software, as well as its partnerships with external agencies.

How Federal Agencies Can Be More Proactive About Cloud Security

For starters, agencies need a deep understanding of user behavior.

Why It’s So Hard To Write Federal Technology Policy

As OMB's cloud lead, Bill Hunt, leaves his policy-writing role for an agency gig, he spoke with Nextgov about what goes into setting the IT agenda for the entire federal government.

Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Eyes Tech Sprints to Accelerate Advancements

The hope is to rapidly identify technological solutions for the agency’s toughest problems. 

Air Force Bids $95M Cloud Contract To Support Unified Cybersecurity Platform

The service plans to pick 15 vendors to support the LevelUP program with cloud-based DevOps platforms.

An Inside Look at All the Data CBP Collects About Everyone Crossing U.S. Borders

The agency is putting more data in the cloud and integrating more of its collection efforts.

Treasury Maps Out Its $1B Multicloud Future

According to the newly released acquisition roadmap, the T-Cloud contract will include, at least, offerings from AWS, Microsoft, Google and Oracle.