Oracle lawsuit is giving Microsoft a very good chance of winning the $10 billion DoD JEDI contract instead of Amazon, analyst believes

Posted On: Jun 25, 2019   |   Posted By: Business Insider

Oracle lawsuit is giving Microsoft a very good chance of winning the $10 billion DoD JEDI contract instead of Amazon, analyst believes

Amazon had been favored over Microsoft to win the JEDI contract for the Pentagon's $10 billion cloud computing platform.
But an analyst says Oracle's aggressive challenge to the bid process may have inadvertently boosted Microsoft's chances.
Oracle had filed a suit accusing Amazon of using job and bonus offers in the bidding process, which Amazon has denied.
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The US Defense Department will soon announce the winner of one of the biggest cloud computing deals in history, with Microsoft and Amazon battling it out for the $10 billion contract.
Amazon, whose Amazon Web Services is the dominant cloud player, has been considered the likely winner of the Pentagon's Joint Enterprise Defense Infrastructure project, a platform that will store and manage sensitive military and defense data. But an analyst said the tide has shifted in favor of Microsoft, partly because Oracle launched an aggressive bid to be reconsidered for the project.
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