Pentagon says final proposals for cloud contract coming soon
The US Defense Department says a final request for cloud contract proposals is coming soon and that the Pentagon is conducting a full review of the project.
The comments come from the Pentagon’s new CIO, who stayed light on details.
The Pentagon originally planned to release the final call for proposals more than a month ago.
The multibillion-dollar, single-award contract has created some tech drama as cloud providers like Oracle, IBM, and Microsoft worry that Amazon has the advantage of scale.
Over multi month after the Pentagon at first wanted to discharge a last call for proposition on its multibillion-dollar distributed computing contract, Defense Department authorities are as yet taking a shot at prerequisites excitedly foreseen by organizations including Amazon.com Inc. what's more, Oracle Corp.
Dana Deasy, the Pentagon's new boss data officer, said Wednesday that distribution of a last demand for proposition isn't far-removed, however included that the Defense Department shouldn't stress over self-assertive due dates to get it out either. He additionally said the Pentagon is directing a full survey of the venture, without giving more subtle elements.
"We have more work to do before we discharge," Deasy said at a safeguard innovation meeting in Washington's Virginia rural areas. "This isn't tied in with influencing a specific date to get a RFP to out."