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The Defense Department is still poised to select the participants forthcoming Joint Warfighter Cloud Capability contract by the end of this month. The multibillion dollar vehicle will replace the now-cancelled JEDI contract.
DoD and Amazon Web Services intend to keep fighting in court over JEDI, but have very different ideas about how the case should proceed.
Mark Johnson, vice president, Department of Defense at Oracle, joined host John Gilroy on this week's Federal Tech Talk to discuss how his company can help federal agencies make the move to a hybrid cloud environment.
As technology has figuratively led to a shrinking of the Earth, the State Department has embraced cloud technology to streamline and organize its IT organization, the Bureau of Information Resource Management.
Federal agencies are some dozen years into concerted efforts at cloud computing adoption. Policy has evolved from the initial cloud first to the current cloud smart. And the commercial cloud services industry has also come a long way, as providers have grown from simply infrastructure hosts.
Among the reasons federal agencies should pursue multiple cloud computing strategies is simply this: Commercial clouds are not identical. They not only have varying technical offerings, they also have varying degrees of maturity and therefore suitability for what a government agency might be trying to accomplish.
The Army Corps of Engineers operates in both the military and civilian realms, whether dredging bases to maintain warship access to bases or looking after the health of dams and levees that protect cities. Its information needs match the diversity of its missions.
Oracle and Mythics win a bid protest at the Library of Congress while AT&T comes out on top in its complaint against SSA. Both protests show the agencies made basic mistakes in evaluating bids on large-dollar solicitations.
The Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit agreed entirely with a lower court that had previously rejected Oracle's JEDI challenge.
Federal News Network and Oracle convened a panel of federal cloud practitioners to discuss the issues in their journeys to delivering the mission in the cloud.
In today's Federal Newscast, in an open letter to the Democratic candidates for president, Rep. Jennifer Wexton (D-Va.) asked them how they plan to rebuild the federal workforce.
In today's Federal Newscast, the Office of Personnel Management's inspector general says the agency is not keeping a good enough eye on the companies its contracted for identity theft protection.
Government lawyers tell a federal appeals court that Oracle's complaints about conflicts of interest are now moot, and that DoD has plenty of ways to justify its controversial single-award decision.
Federal News Network and Oracle asked a panel of federal cloud expert practitioners for their views on cloud migration strategies.