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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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Frost & Sullivan: DoD’s C4ISR Spending Could Reach $58.5B by 2025

C4ISR

A new Frost & Sullivan analysis estimates the Department of Defense’s spending on command, control, communications, computers, intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance systems could increase from $53.6B in 2019 to $58.5B over the next five years at a compound annual growth rate of 1.5 percent.

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GDIT’s Jeffrey Phelan: Cloud Offering Security Control Inheritance Could Benefit DoD Mission Partners

Jeffrey Phelan Portfolio Lead GDIT

Jeffrey Phelan, milCloud 2.0 cloud services portfolio lead at General Dynamics’ (NYSE: GD) information technology business, said Department of Defense mission partners seeking to transition to the cloud should understand first what set of security controls they will inherit from their cloud service providers and whether a CSP can meet impact-level requirements.

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HP Federal’s Todd Gustafson: DoD’s CMMC Program to Transform Tech Procurement Procedures

Todd Gustafson

Todd Gustafson, president of HP’s federal arm, wrote in a commentary published Monday on Federal News Network that the Department of Defense’s implementation of the Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification program marks “an important step in enabling a more secure government.”

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Julie Dunne, Commissioner of GSA’s Federal Acquisition Service, to Give Keynote Address at Potomac Officers Club’s 2020 Procurement Virtual Forum on June 9th

Julie Dunne

Julie Dunne, commissioner of the General Services Administration's Federal Acquisition Service, will serve as a keynote speaker during Potomac Officers Club’s 2020 Procurement Virtual Forum on Tuesday, June 9th.

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Soraya Correa, DHS Chief Procurement Officer, to Give Keynote Address at Potomac Officers Club’s 2020 Procurement Virtual Forum on June 9th

Soraya Correa

Soraya Correa, chief procurement officer of the Department of Homeland Security, will serve as the opening keynote speaker during Potomac Officers Club’s 2020 Procurement Virtual Forum on Tuesday, June 9th.

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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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