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Amazon Prevails in CIA Cloud Suit

Amazon Prevails in CIA Cloud Suit

Via nextgov.com by Joseph Marks

Amazon has won the latest round in a battle with IBM to build a massive computer cloud for intelligence agencies.

Judge Thomas Wheeler of the U.S. Court  of Federal Claims ruled in Amazon’s favor after oral arguments held behind closed doors on Monday. The ruling was in favor of Amazon’s motion for judgment on the administrative record, which means Wheeler concluded there was sufficient evidence in Amazon’s favor that it was not worth proceeding with a trial.

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Report: $10B Interior Dept Cloud Program Stalled Due to Govt Shutdown

Report: $10B Interior Dept Cloud Program Stalled Due to Govt Shutdown

Via blog.executivebiz.com by Mary-Louise Hoffman

The government shutdown has delayed the Interior Department‘s $10 billion cloud computing services program, CRN Magazine reported Thursday.

Kathy Kim writes DOI is one of several federal agencies that have been forced to halt operations due to the shutdown.

Ten contractors will compete for web hosting, cloud storage, database, developing and testing, file transfer and virtual machine services under the 10-year indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity vehicle.

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