Amazon challenge to Pentagon’s $10 Billion JEDI contract decision

After weeks, it is seen that Amazon has gone for the first push for the contract. Earlier, it was observed that the Pentagon had awarded this $10 billion Project to Microsoft. After losing it to Microsoft, now the company is going for the push back against it, and it is called as “ unmistakable bias” in the selection process.

It was seen that the tech giant had filed a protest with the US Court of Federal Claims and cities all its plans to challenge the outcome.

Amazon Web Services CEO Andy Jassy first announced it. In the statement, Andy said that on Thursday, the company had done a meeting, and then the company later confirmed it by submitting all paperwork during the last week.

As per the spokesperson of AWS, there are numerous aspects of the JEDI evaluation process. It has got many apparent deficiencies, errors as well as unmistakable bias. All these things must be examined properly, and then it got for rectification as well.

The main work of the JEDI contract is to introduce the cloud computing infrastructure to the Department of Defense. In this contract, it was seen that Amazon had remained a front runner for it.

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Mariella Frostrup

Mariella Frostrup

Mariella Frostrup has worked as a journalist for nearly a decade and has contributed to several large publications including the Yahoo News and the Oakland Tribune. As a founder and journalist, Mariella covers national and international developments.
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