DOD Official Says It Won't Halt Other Cloud Contracts Because of JEDI

NextGov: The Defense Department’s Joint Enterprise Defense Infrastructure cloud acquisition will not become the only cloud military and defense agencies have to choose from, according to one of the Defense Department’s top acquisition officials.

Speaking Friday at a roundtable with reporters at the Pentagon, Under Secretary of Defense for Acquisition and Sustainment Ellen Lord said the Defense Department will continue to use multiple cloud contracts, addressing rumors that it might halt or cancel today’s existing cloud contracts once JEDI is awarded.

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