The Government Accountability Office has ruled against a bid protest filed by software giant Oracle, which had taken issue with a Defense Department decision to go to a single company for its $10 billion cloud-computing effort.
The Pentagon’s JEDI procurement continues to stir controversy.
Defense Secretary Jim Mattis has no plans to step down and leave the Trump administration following the midterm elections
Financial analysts as well as business and technology journalists were startled when, as part of its earnings announcement earlier this year, Oracle abruptly stopped sharing specific revenue numbers for its cloud business.
Difficult to see how Oracle can catch Microsoft, Amazon’s AWS and Google in the cloud, so where will growth come from?
Two Republican members of Congress have called on the Department of Defense’s inspector general to investigate the Pentagon’s Joint Enterprise Defense Infrastructure (JEDI) commercial cloud contract, which is set to be awarded to one company, could last up to 10 years, and be worth as much as $10bn.
A recent Military Times poll shows Marines are big fans of President Donald Trump, his Secretary of Defense James Mattis, and are more supporting of increasing America’s military footprint in hot spots across the globe than its sister services.
Pictured: Larry Ellison with his longstanding partner, Iryna Osipova from Russia.
Oracle executive chairman Larry Ellison is going after Amazon and its cloud computing arm, once again.
IBM becomes the second company to file a pre-award bid protest against the Pentagon’s multibillion cloud contract.
Google has dropped out of a competition that could’ve won the company a $10 billion contract with the Pentagon. The Joint Enterprise Defense Infrastructure cloud (JEDI) contest’s purpose is to find a solution for the military to transfer massive amounts of data and processing power to the cloud. It believes that by doing so, it can give military officials quick access to data wherever they are, allowing them to make quicker and better decisions while on the battlefield.