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Pentagon Eyes ‘Another Solicitation Amendment’ to JEDI Cloud Contract

The Department of Defense said in a Court of Federal Claims status report that it may consider “another solicitation amendment” and “additional limited proposal revisions” from Microsoft (Nasdaq: MSFT) and Amazon Web Services for the Joint Enterprise Defense Infrastructure cloud contract, the Washington Business Journal reported Wednesday.

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Summit 7 Partners With AvePoint to Address CMMC Program; Scott Edwards, John Peluso Quoted

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Summit 7 Systems has partnered with AvePoint to address the Department of Defense’s (DoD) Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification (CMMC) program. Following the launch of DFARS 7012 DoD released CMMC, which has expanded upon NIST 800-171 cybersecurity framework.

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Microsoft’s Susie Adams: Cloud Offers Unlimited Computing Capacity to Advance AI Adoption

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Susie Adams, chief technology officer at Microsoft (Nasdaq: MSFT), said cloud helps advance artificial intelligence by enabling data analysis and sharing to improve mission outcomes. "Cloud technology has given us vast capacity for data storage and nearly unlimited compute capacity to take advantage of AI, which is democratizing the ability for end users, not just data scientists, to build and run machine learning algorithms," Adams wrote.

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Judge Grants DoD’s Request for 120-Day Remand to Review JEDI Contract Award Decision

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A federal judge decided to put on hold until Aug. 17 a lawsuit filed by Amazon (Nasdaq: AMZN) challenging the Department of Defense’s decision to award Microsoft (Nasdaq: MSFT) the potential 10-year, $10B Joint Enterprise Defense Infrastructure cloud computing contract, Reuters reported Saturday.

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DoD Inspector General Issues Report on Pentagon’s JEDI Contract Award Process

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The Department of Defense’s office of inspector general concluded that the awarding of the potential 10-year, $10B Joint Enterprise Defense Infrastructure cloud computing contract to Microsoft (Nasdaq: MSFT) was consistent with federal acquisition laws and policies, The Wall Street Journal reported Wednesday.

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