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Microsoft has landed the win in the U.S. Military contract for the Joint Enterprise Defense Infrastructure or JEDI contract. The contract is massive, with a ceiling of $10 billion over the next decade if all of the options are exercised on the contract. The contract was awarded by the Washington Headquarters Services and is a firm-fixed price, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract. JEDI will provide enterprise-level commercial Infrastructure as a Service, and Platform as a Service to support the Department of Defense business and mission operations. The contract states that work performance will take place at the Awardee's place of performance. Presumably, that means that the actual... Read more...
The U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) announced this week that it has entered into a “non-competitive” long-term contract with Microsoft to provide support services to the Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA). Under this five-year deal, Microsoft will provide consulting services and access to “proprietary resources and source code.” According to the DoD, Microsoft’s source code will be made available “when applicable to support Department of Defense's mission” and the company’s services will primarily be applicable within the Continental U.S. However, at the DoD’s discretion, Microsoft can be called upon to provide support services at “multiple locations outside the continental U.S.”. The... Read more...