Analysts: Pentagon’s Multibillion-Dollar DEOS Contract is Guaranteed for Microsoft

NextGov: In the coming weeks, the Pentagon—through its partner, the General Services Administration—will bid out a cloud-based contract for enterprisewide email, calendar and other collaboration tools potentially worth as much as $8 billion over the next decade.

The Pentagon’s goal is to establish a single baseline cloud architecture across military branches and combatant commands, creating the kind of seamless workflow and information-sharing environments common in America’s largest corporations.

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