The Pentagon said Wednesday that Amazon and Microsoft were the final candidates for a hotly contested $10 billion contract to bring modern cloud computing to the Defense Department.
IBM and Oracle had also bid for the project, known as the joint enterprise defense infrastructure, or JEDI. But the Defense Department concluded that they did not meet the minimum requirements for the program.
A Pentagon spokeswoman, Elissa Smith, also said an Amazon employee who had worked on JEDI during a stint at the Defense Department had “no adverse impact on the integrity of the acquisition process.” The department had been investigating…
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