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Protest of Pentagon’s JEDI Cloud Contract Award Decision Likely to Continue Into 2021

Cloud computing

The Department of Defense reaffirmed its decision to award the Joint Enterprise Defense Infrastructure cloud computing contract to Microsoft (Nasdaq: MSFT) in early September but a joint status report issued by the Court of Federal Claims Tuesday reveals several scenarios that could extend the JEDI contract protest into 2021, the Washington Business Journal reported Wednesday.

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DOE, Microsoft Form Consortium to Develop AI Platforms for First Responders; Cheryl Ingstad Quoted

Cheryl Ingstad AITO Director DOE

The Department of Energy’s artificial intelligence and technology office and Microsoft (Nasdaq: MSFT) have established a consortium to advance the development of AI-based tools to enable first responders to better respond to natural disasters and help them save lives and protect property.

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Dana Deasy: Pentagon Eyes JEDI Cloud Contract Award ‘Re-Announcement’ by End of August

Dana Deasy CIO DoD

Dana Deasy, chief information officer at the Department of Defense and a 2020 Wash100 Award winner, said DoD expects to provide an update on its decision on the Joint Enterprise Defense Infrastructure cloud computing contract by the end of August, CRN reported Thursday.

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