Justin Doubleday, Managing Editor at Inside the Pentagon, and Frank Konkel, Executive Editor of Nextgov, provide insight into the JEDI contract award and the controversy surrounding it
On this edition of the Pentagon Beat: Military.com Reporter Oriana Pawlyk and Frank Konkel, senior technology editor at Government Executive, discuss misinformation surrounding the Defense Department’s cloud contract, and the options for the next head of the Joint Chiefs.
Teresa Carlson, Vice President of Worldwide Public Sector, Amazon Web Services, details her outlook on cloud services in the government, and what she thinks will be in the new federal cloud strategy.
Angela Styles, partner at Bracewell LLP, discusses the competition for Defense Department cloud contracts, and how Amazon has been faring in the government contracting business.
When the Department of Defense unveiled their plan to obtain a new cloud computing contract, the industry response was somewhat tepid. According to GovernmentCloudInsider, industry members were concerned that the plan was written so that only one vendor would be able to secure the contract, raising concerns over market competition. “Contracts don’t last forever, but […]