Court Clarifies Timeline in JEDI Case

NextGov: The Pentagon’s Joint Enterprise Defense Infrastructure cloud computing contract—won by Microsoft and legally challenged by Amazon Web Services—will be tied up in court for at least the next few months.

In an Oct. 13 filing, Judge Patricia Campbell-Smith clarified the court’s schedule through Dec. 1, beginning with an order directing the Defense Department to correctly supplement the court’s record with unredacted debriefing documents by Oct. 15. In the filing, the Campbell-Smith took issue with the department’s decision to file “heavily redacted” documents “despite being under seal.” The debriefing with AWS concluded on Oct. 9, more than a month after the Pentagon awarded Microsoft the contract.

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