The Pentagon is considering how to make a massive move to cloud computing, the authorities said on Monday, proposing the so-called JEDI contract, possibly worth $ 10 billion, which Microsoft Corp. was awarded to be deleted, but faces legal challenges.
“We need to assess where we are in relation to the ongoing litigation and see how the division is best doing,” Pentagon deputy press secretary Jamal Brown said, quoting Assistant Secretary of Defense Kathleen Hicks’ remarks at a public forum At the end of last month.
Hicks said at the time that she could not comment on the lawsuit or how the Pentagon would proceed. However, moving to cloud computing is imperative for a number of reasons, including cybersecurity.
“For all of these reasons, moving to a cloud architecture will be critical to innovation in this department and we need to assess where we are in view of the ongoing litigation related to …