Cloud Computing

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Shanahan: DoD’s JEDI is a ‘pathfinder’ for future DoD cloud computing contracts

Deputy Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan said DoD hopes to eventually award multiple contracts to different companies to move its IT systems to the cloud. Continue reading

Pentagon’s $1 Billion Cloud Deal May Signal New Era in Government Buying

The contract caught many industry players by surprise, in part due to the $950 million value and partly because it was awarded without a traditional government procurement. Continue reading

Pentagon’s Commercial Cloud Will Be a Single Award—And Industry Isn’t Happy

Pentagon officials released a draft request for proposal Wednesday that coincided with an industry day regarding the Joint Enterprise Defense Infrastructure cloud procurement, an effort that began in September. Continue reading

Defense Department Drastically Cuts Nearly $1B Cloud Contract

The Pentagon will reduce the size of the contract from $950 million to $65 million. Continue reading

Pentagon’s first look at multi-billion dollar cloud program leaves many unsatisfied

DoD held an industry day to roll out its initial thinking about its Joint Enterprise Defense Infrastructure (JEDI) Cloud program, and instead of putting to rest rumors and perceptions, officials opened the door to more confusion and uncertainty. Continue reading

Moving to the cloud for DoD becoming a complex acquisition affair

Within a matter of hours, DoD’s Defense Innovation Unit — Experimental (DIUx), expanded a third pilot into a full-fledged effort to make it easier for services and agencies to obtain cloud computing services. Continue reading

Top 10 acquisition trends of FY17

As the final push for fiscal 2017 contract obligations comes to an end, it’s helpful to take a step back and assess the contracting environmental trends that have emerged over the past year. Each trend lends itself to further study, so here’s a high-level look at the top 10. Source: Top 10 acquisition trends of … Continue reading

An ‘Easy Pass’ model for buying cloud services? DISA showing how it could work

Few experts these days say the reason to move applications and systems to the cloud is only for the savings. Continue reading

FedRAMP drafts ‘Tailored’ approach to authorizing low-risk applications

The Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program unveiled Thursday the first draft of another tool it will add to its kit — a way to more efficiently authorize low-risk cloud services. Continue reading

Benefits of cloud a language agencies should be speaking

Civilian agencies for years have debated cloud security services and how to best to use them to meet their mission Continue reading