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Dana Deasy: DoD Could Take Weeks to Brief Pentagon Chief Mark Esper on JEDI Cloud Contract

The Department of Defense could take weeks to award the potential 10-year, $10B Joint Enterprise Defense Infrastructure cloud computing contract as the Pentagon needs time to brief Defense Secretary and 2019 Wash100 award recipient Mark Esper, the Wall Street Journal reported Friday.

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Report: House Lawmakers Urge Trump to Advance JEDI Cloud Contract Award

Rep. Mac Thornberry (R-Texas), ranking member of the House Armed Services Committee, and three other Republican lawmakers asked President Donald Trump through a correspondence to proceed with the award of the Department of Defense’s potential 10-year, $10B Joint Enterprise Defense Infrastructure cloud contract, Reuters reported Saturday.

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Amazon, Microsoft Emerge as Final Competitors for $10B DoD JEDI Cloud Contract

A spokeswoman for the Department of Defense said Microsoft (Nasdaq: MSFT) and Amazon (Nasdaq: AMZN) are the last two contenders for DoD’s potential 10-year, $10B Joint Enterprise Defense Infrastructure cloud procurement contract, Bloomberg reported Thursday. Elissa Smith, a spokeswoman for the Pentagon, said Microsoft and Amazon were the only companies that met …

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Arlington County Board OKs Incentive Package for Amazon Northern Virginia HQ Project

Amazon (Nasdaq: AMZN) has received approval for government incentives with regard to its plan to establish a new headquarters at development sites operated by JBG Smith (NYSE: JBGS) at National Landing in Arlington, Va. JBG said Monday the Arlington County Board’s five members on Saturday cleared an incentive agreement that would …

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Northern Virginia, NYC to House Amazon’s Two New HQs

Amazon (Nasdaq: AMZN) has officially chosen New York’s Long Island City and Northern Virginia’s Arlington to accommodate its new headquarters with plans to invest $5B and generate at least 50K jobs across the two sites. “These two locations will allow us to attract world-class talent that will help us to …

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Former Fluor Exec Kevin Leonard Joins Vectrus as Facility, Logistics Services SVP

Kevin Leonard, former vice president of contingency operations at Fluor‘s (NYSE: FLR) government group and a retired U.S. Army major general, has joined Vectrus (NYSE: VEC) as senior VP of the Colorado Springs-based company’s facility and logistics services business. Vectrus said that Leonard will oversee the unit’s efforts to develop and implement short- and long-term growth …

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AWS Names CSRA a Managed Service Partner

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Feb. 9, 2017 — Amazon Web Services (Nasdaq: AMZN) has named CSRA (NYSE: CSRA) a Managed Service Partner to allow the latter to offer proactive cloud monitoring, automation and management services to its clients, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. CSRA said Tuesday it received the designation after it underwent an evaluation of its …

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