IT Modernization

Microsoft and Pentagon to Kick Off JEDI Cloud Prep 

Microsoft and Defense Department officials will meet for three days to discuss the cloud project despite Amazon lawsuit.

Emerging Tech

Amazon Claims Pentagon Got Almost Everything Wrong in JEDI Evaluation

The company alleges the president’s public beef with Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos influenced “substantial and pervasive errors” in the Defense Department’s technical evaluation of bids.

IT Modernization

Amazon’s Bezos Hits Silicon Valley For Not Working With Pentagon

His comments come as his company fights to wrest DOD’s giant cloud contract from Microsoft.

IT Modernization

Amazon Web Services Chief Says Pentagon Got it Wrong with JEDI Award

The head of Amazon Web Services isn’t pulling punches at the company’s global summit in Las Vegas.

IT Modernization

Survey: As-a-Service IT Is Here to Stay

Cloud-based services continue to change the way organizations offer IT services.

CIO Briefing

The Pentagon's AI Center Needs a Cloud Integrator

Selected vendors would help the Joint AI Center deploy its main development platform in the cloud.

CIO Briefing

Amazon’s JEDI Protest Centers on President Trump

President Trump's public remarks are part of Amazon's legal protest of the Pentagon's JEDI decision.

IT Modernization

Amazon Cites ‘Political Influence’ in Coming JEDI Protest

Amazon will fight over the $10 billion cloud contract that the Pentagon awarded to Microsoft in October.

Emerging Tech

NOAA to Solicit Public Insight on Four Draft Science and Technology Strategies

Focus areas include artificial intelligence, unmanned systems, ‘omics, and the cloud.

IT Modernization

DISA Previews Big Tech Opportunities for 2020

The Pentagon’s IT shop released a list of next year’s contracting opportunities, including 12 worth more than $100 million.

IT Modernization

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.

IT Modernization

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.

Cybersecurity

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. 

IT Modernization

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. 

IT Modernization

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.

Emerging Tech

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.

Ideas

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.

IT Modernization

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.