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Oracle’s Hail Mary Appeal Against JEDI

Posted by Barry Rosenberg on


Oracle says a federal judge called the procurement “unlawful” — but that word doesn’t actually show up once in his 60-page ruling. And that isn’t Oracle’s only problem.

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Navy Takes First Big Step To Cloud, Pushing Logistics To Amazon’s Service

Posted by Paul McLeary on


The Navy’s data is spread all over the place, but a $100 million effort by the Navy aims to change all that within two years.

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Did Esper Delay JEDI? It’s Not That Simple

Posted by Sydney J. Freedberg Jr. on


Overheated headlines to the contrary, the Defense Secretary is keeping all his options open on the controversial cloud computing contract.

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Oracle vs. Pentagon: Why Judge Approved A Single Vendor For JEDI Cloud

Posted by Barry Rosenberg on


The release of the full 60-page ruling provides new insights on how Judge Bruggink decided the case.

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Why Judge Denied Oracle Suit On JEDI

Posted by Sydney J. Freedberg Jr. on


Judge Bruggink ruled on two key grounds — technical requirements and conflict of interest — but was silent on a third: whether the Pentagon’s plan to award the JEDI contract to a single vendor is fundamentally flawed.

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Oracle vs. Pentagon & Amazon: JEDI Trial Starts

Posted by Sydney J. Freedberg Jr. on


At stake is not just a $10 billion IT contract, but an information age weapon.

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No Regrets On JEDI Cloud: DDS Chief Chris Lynch

Posted by Sydney J. Freedberg Jr. on


The famously hoodie-clad founder of the Defense Digital Service defends his legacy as he prepares to hand over the helm.

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New Evidence Of Conflict of Interest In JEDI Contract

Posted by Paul McLeary on


WASHINGTON The massive and troubled $10 billion cloud contract the Pentagon has been pursuing has run into another snag. DoD revealed Tuesday it has obtained “new information” pointing to potential of conflicts of interest in the competition, already widely criticized for favoring Amazon Web Services. Pentagon spokesperson Elissa Smith confirmed to Breaking Defense that “new… Keep reading →

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HAC-D Members Want Investigation into JEDI Competition

Posted by Paul McLeary on


Two lawmakers don’t mention Amazon Web Services by name in their letter to the DoD IG, but the Web retailer is all over the complaint.

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GAO Decision Threatens US Military Dominance; Reject It

Posted by Bill Greenwalt on


Bill Greenwalt is sort of the Pied Piper of military acquisition policy. Where he leads, others often follow. After he wrote a series of op-eds for Breaking Defense recommending major changes to the Pentagon’s acquisition system, Sen. John McCain lured Bill back to his old job at the Senate Armed Services Committee. Greenwalt rewrote the laws, shaking up Defense Department acquisition. Bill is back, pointing to new acquisition problems, this latest one with his former employer — the Government Accountability Office. It’s a doozy, as you’ll see.

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