Congress has ordered DoD to give losing bidders detailed information about why they weren’t chosen. DoD’s alleged failure to do that in the JEDI case may have contributed to the protest Amazon lodged in federal court.
Amazon protest stalls at the narrow bandwidth of the court filing system
DoD will use U.S. Special Operations Command and U.S. Transportation Command to test its new cloud.
Justice Department lawyers accuse Amazon of improperly redacting a “large quantity” of information from the publicly-released version of its JEDI lawsuit
A redacted version of Amazon’s lawsuit, unsealed Friday, claims DoD took a series of politically-influenced steps to devalue its bid and elevate Microsoft’s.
Amazon filed its promised bid protest lawsuit at the Court of Federal Claims on Friday. The complaint is still under seal, but accompanying documents indicate it will use video evidence suggesting improper influence on the JEDI contract by President Trump.
AWS is challenging DoD’s decision to award the contract to Microsoft, saying the contracting process contained “clear deficiencies, errors, and unmistakable bias.”
Toni Townes-Whitley, president for U.S. Regulated Industries at Microsoft, said industry is shifting away from providing software or products to finding more relevant mission-focused technologies and services.
Oracle is pressing ahead with its legal battle against the multibillion dollar cloud contract despite DoD’s surprise decision to award the deal to Microsoft.
DoD’s chief information officer told lawmakers the White House could not have interfered with the JEDI decision because the identities of the team that made the decision have been kept secret all along.