Amazon has uncovered that it’s officially challenging Pentagon’s decision to award Microsoft the $10 billion JEDI cloud contract. The project would modernize the agency’s cloud infrastructure and would connect the various divisions within the agency, which as of now has more than 500 separate clouds. As indicated by The Wall Street Journal, the tech giant, which was a leader until the Pentagon decided on its opponent, is documenting its protest with the US Court of Federal Claims.
A representative from Amazon Web Services (AWS, the organization’s cloud business) said: “Numerous aspects of the JEDI evaluation process contained clear deficiencies, errors, and unmistakable bias, and it’s important that these matters be examined and rectified.” They added: “We also believe it’s critical for our country that the government and its elected leaders administer procurements objectively and in a manner that is free from political influence.”
Pentagon previously put the $10 billion cloud-computing competition on hold after the president recommended that it might be rigged in favor of Amazon. WSJ says Amazon denied the allegations. The Department of Defense additionally researched an AWS employee who later worked on JEDI before coming back to AWS and found that he “did not negatively impact the integrity of the JEDI procurement.” its a well known fact the president isn’t partial to the organization, however, regardless of whether he signed up for Twitch. Both Amazon and Jeff Bezos, who likewise owns the Washington Post, have served as incessant focuses for him all through his presidency.
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