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Pentagon Cancels JEDI Cloud Contract After Legal Battle Caused Delay 


The Pentagon cancelled the JEDI contract for cloud services with Microsoft, setting the stage for multiple companies to compete for the next award. (Credit: Getty Images) 
By John P. Desmond, AI Trends Editor 
The Pentagon is moving on in cloud computing. On July 6, the US Department of Defense announced it was cancelling a cloud computing contract with Microsoft, called JEDI, that could eventually have been worth $10 billion. Instead, the Pentagon will pursue a deal with Microsoft and Amazon, and possibly other providers.   
In a press release on JEDI cancellation, the DoD stated that it was terminating the procedures for the …

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