#Amazon has filed a lawsuit protesting the #Pentagon’s decision to award a contract worth up to $10 billion to #Microsoft to supply the military with a new cloud storage system, insisting the bidding process was marred by bias.
The high-dollar ‘war cloud’ project, also known as JEDI, was awarded to Microsoft late last month, but on Friday Amazon confirmed it would bring a case to the US Court of Federal Claims to challenge the move.
JEDI’s stop-start bidding process was long plagued by complaints of bias, with cloud computing firm Oracle previously alleging the bid was skewed in favor of Amazon, while the Pentagon later carried out a “review” of the procedure after President Donald Trump voiced similar concerns.
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