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US Department of defense awarded Microsoft 10 billion cloud contract: Amazon is dissatisfied and initiates a lawsuit

2019-11-24 08:47:36Source: IT house

It house on November 24 according to Reuters, on October 25, the US Department of defense awarded Microsoft a strategic cloud contract with a 10-year contract of up to $10 billion, which caused Amazon's dissatisfaction. On November 14, Amazon said it had submitted a notice to the United States Court of Federal Claims, saying it planned to protest the decision of the U.S. Department of defense to award a $10 billion cloud computing contract to Microsoft; the next day, U.S. Defense Secretary mark espe denied Amazon's claim that it was "biased.". On November 22, Amazon filed a lawsuit in the U.S. federal court against the 10 billion cloud contract awarded to Microsoft by the U.S. Department of defense because it was dissatisfied with the Defense Department's claims and the protest didn't get a good response. In response to Amazon's claim, Microsoft said in a statement, "we believe in the fact that the Department of defense has conducted a detailed, open and fair review to determine that Microsoft can best meet the needs of warfighters." It's important to note that even though Amazon

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