DOD’s Deasy sets record straight: JEDI has not been ‘paused’

FedScoop: Department of Defense CIO Dana Deasy wants to “set the record straight.” Despite Defense Secretary Mark Esper’s ongoing review of the Pentagon’s $10 billion JEDI cloud acquisition, the procurement has not been put on pause.

After the Pentagon announced Esper’s decision to review the Joint Enterprise Defense Infrastructure (JEDI) acquisition earlier this month, reports trickled out that the contract was put on pause. Deasy met with reporters Friday to dispel that narrative, saying, “There is not a pause on the overall JEDI program, meaning that we are still a number of weeks away from completion of the overall evaluation.”

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