The Court of Federal Claims rules that Interior violated law and federal regulations in awarding a sole source contract to Microsoft for e-mail and collaboration services in the cloud. This the latest episode in an ongoing battle between the two software giants to provide cloud services to agencies.
The Court of Federal Claims ruled against CenturyLink in its protest of the Interior’s Cloud Foundation contract. This was CenturyLink’s third unsuccessful protest of the multiple award contract.
Savantage Solutions continues to pursue a lawsuit against the Homeland Security Department for the agency’s plans to move its financial management system to a federal shared service provider and not give the private sector a fair opportunity to bid.
Two vendors expanded the scope of the bid protests of GSA’s $50 billion IT services multiple award contract by going to federal court.
Eric Crusius, a partner with Holland & Knight law firm, details why the Section 809 panel shouldn’t tinker too much with bid protest rules.
Appeals court says the Army acted arbitrarily and capriciously when it decided to pay contractors to build a new intelligence IT system, rather than buying a commercially-available one.