The IT Acquisition Advisory Council (IT-AAC) sent a memo to House and Senate lawmakers explaining why the Defense Department should drop its JEDI plan and follow the path of the CIA.
The Defense Department’s controversial contract for an infrastructure-as-a-service platform enters the net round of protests with Oracle filing a motion with the Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit.
Dana Deasy, Defense Department CIO, told reporters that the Pentagon will not make an award under JEDI until Secretary Mark Esper finishes his review
Lawmakers from both sides of the aisle, the new DoD Secretary and the president continue to weigh-in on the Joint Enterprise Defense Infrastructure procurement raising questions about the future of the initiative.
Four members of the House Armed Services Committee wrote to President Donald Trump that any further delays to the cloud procurement known as JEDI would harm the Pentagon.
Rick Hill, senior vice president at HumanTouch LLC, argues that DoD needs agility and flexibility and a single cloud approach under JEDI would not give them those features.
The Court of Federal Claims is scheduled to hear oral arguments from government, AWS and Oracle lawyers on July 10 over JEDI, DoD’s $10 billion cloud procurement.
Justice Department and Amazon Web Services attorneys filed separate responses highlighting what they say are false or misleading claims made by Oracle in its Court of Federal Claims protest.
The Defense Department’s new cloud strategy, unveiled just a month ago, is essentially meaningless until the multiple controversies around its JEDI contract are settled.
Federal News Network has learned that at least one source has been interviewed by the FBI and DoD IG asking about the $10 billion Joint Defense Enterprise Infrastructure (JEDI) program and the Washington Headquarters Services role in this and other acquisitions.