Microsoft challenges NSA cloud contract reportedly awarded to Amazon

Microsoft has filed a protest with the Government Accountability Office against the National Security Agency, challenging its award of a cloud computing contract.  The NSA contract to Amazon comes on the heels of the Pentagon’s decision to cancel its $10 billion cloud contract, known as JEDI, or Joint Enterprise Defense Infrastructure. The JEDI deal, embroiled in a lengthy legal battle between tech giants Amazon and Microsoft, had become one of the most tangled contracts for the Pentagon.

View Full Article