This week’s hot takes include the cancellation of JEDI, pulling $10 billion back from Microsoft. Andy Jassy takes over at Amazon and more.
Futurum’s Shelly Kramer shares insights on the cancellation of Microsoft’s DOD JEDI contract win, how Amazon’s tenacity paid off, and how changing times mean changing cloud needs for the government. Which is where the Joint Warfighter Cloud Capability (JWCC), a multi-cloud/multi-vendor Indefinite Delivery-Indefinite Quantity (IDIQ) contract, comes in.
With the award of an important DoD clearance known as Level 6, Microsoft’s Azure cloud business became only the second to hold this important credential.