appmarsh | Microsoft awarded Pentagon’s $10B JEDI cloud contract in large win over rival Amazon

The Pentagon. (Flickr Picture / David B. Gleason. Approved underneath CC BY-SA 2.0)

The Division of Protection introduced Friday it’s awarding the coveted $10 billion, 10-year contract to construct the army’s battle cloud to Microsoft.

It is a large win for Microsoft over Amazon, which were lengthy been noticed as a pacesetter for the JEDI Cloud contract that may migrate the Pentagon’s computing infrastructure and information to the cloud.

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