Pentagon Says No JEDI Conflict, Narrows Field to AWS and Microsoft

NextGov: A Pentagon investigation determined a former employee who went to work for Amazon Web Services did not improperly impact the Joint Enterprise Defense Infrastructure acquisition process, clearing a major hurdle that had bogged down what could be a $10 billion contract.

The JEDI contract, which will charge a commercial company with building a cloud to analyze and process swaths of classified and sensitive military data, had been stalled in court over potential conflicts of interest since February.

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