DoD picks Amazon, Microsoft, Google and Oracle for multibillion dollar project to replace JEDI Cloud

On Friday, the federal IT world got some long awaited news about the future of cloud computing in DoD. The department picked four companies for spots on its upcoming Joint Warfighter Cloud Capability contract, expected to be worth several billion dollars. But the names of the companies are about all we do know. After months of market research, the Pentagon is keeping a tight lid on how the contract will actually work. Federal News Network’s Jared Serbu has been following DoD’s enterprise cloud saga as it’s unfolded over the last several years, broke the story on Friday, and joined the Federal Drive with analysis.