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Amazon Challenges Pentagon’s JEDI Contract Award Decision

Amazon (Nasdaq: AMZN) filed a federal suit Friday in Washington contesting the fairness of the Department of Defense's move to award a $10B cloud computing contract to Microsoft (Nasdaq: MSFT), Bloomberg reported Saturday. DoD faces the legal challenge one month after it selected Microsoft to be its Joint Enterprise Defense Infrastructure contractor.

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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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