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Defense Department Awards Its Other Multibillion Cloud Contract

The Marine Corps plans to test Defense Enterprise Office Solutions products in degraded environments.

Oracle Pledges to Keep JEDI Fight Alive In Court of Appeals

An appeal would bring Oracle’s fight with the Pentagon to over a year, as the department prepares to announce an award.

Multicloud Only Works if the Pentagon Starts Looking at It Holistically

By utilizing multicloud, Defense can move past the lag of legacy systems and begin replacing with new innovative technology.

CBP to Process Billions in Trade Revenue Using IBM Cloud

The “mainframe-as-a-service” model allowed the agency to migrate one of its more resource-intensive processes to the cloud.

Agencies May Not Meet EIS Deadline, But Future Extensions Aren’t in Sight

GSA’s Office of Telecommunication Services director offered an update on the contract vehicle’s progress.

It’s Official: Defense Department Will Use Other Agencies’ Cloud Security Assessments

The department’s IT office issued a provisional rule to accept other agencies’ FedRAMP ATOs without the need for written approval.

Accelerating Cloud Computing in Government Requires New Management Approach

CIOs must swap magic for real insights on what and how cloud technologies benefit to their agency.

Cloud Smarter

A deep dive into the White House’s finalized cloud computing guidance for federal agencies. 

New Tool Reveals Big Vulnerabilities In Mobile Apps That Use Multiple Clouds

The remote servers that power thousands of popular apps harbor a rats’ nest of vulnerabilities.

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Pentagon Makes Its Case for JEDI

The Pentagon defended its JEDI acquisition Friday and pushed back against “myths” and misinformation.

GSA Cyber Expert Offers Tips on Cloud Security

Dan Jacobs says agencies should treat security like a team sport and avoid falling in love with the latest cyber products.

Survey: Cloud Customers, Not Providers, Increasingly Responsible for Managing Threats 

The Cloud Security Alliance found the issues that traditionally plagued cloud service providers aren’t as big of a problem today.

Why Trump Cares About the Pentagon’s Mega-Cloud — and Why That Terrifies Those Who Want It

Breaking up the $10 billion JEDI network project will hurt the U.S. military’s effort to speed data to troops, its fans argue.

What To Expect From Future FITARA Scorecards

GAO’s FITARA scorecard lead offers some insight into potential additions—and subtractions—from the biannual federal IT report card.

JEDI Contract on Hold for Defense Secretary Review

It’s unclear whether the review will impact the contract’s timeline. 

Pentagon's JEDI Contract Clears Legal Hurdle But Others Remain

Oracle’s lawsuit against the Pentagon over its Joint Enterprise Defense Infrastructure contract is over, clearing the way for an award.