The U.S. Department of Defense has terminated its $ 10 billion cloud computing contract, which was the subject of a legal battle between Amazon (NASDAQ: AMZN) and Microsoft (NASDAQ: MSFT).
The Joint Enterprise Defense Infrastructure (JEDI) project has become one of the most controversial and difficult contracts for the Department of Defense. In a press release, the Pentagon said that “the JEDI cloud contract no longer meets its requirements due to evolving requirements, increased cloud capabilities and advances in the industry.”
However, the Department of Defense also announced a new contract, saying it is now asking for suggestions from both Amazon and Microsoft, and both cloud computing providers are likely to secure a reward.
The Pentagon said …