Microsoft Corp. Chief Executive Officer Satya Nadella told employees his leadership team is fully behind the sale of software to the U.S. Defense Department, after the company won a $10 billion Pentagon contract that some workers have opposed.
Within hours of Amazon.com Inc. losing a lucrative Pentagon cloud-computing contract to rival Microsoft Corp. there were hints that the Seattle giant would challenge the decision. Amazon has several options to do so, extending from federal courts...
"Data are the resource of the future," according to a strategy paper by the Economy Ministry. "That’s why Germany and Europe needs data infrastructure that ensures data sovereignty and enables the sharing of data on a broader and secure basis."
Microsoft has won the sought-after JEDI cloud computing contract with the Pentagon valued at as much as $10 billion over a decade, dealing a blow to the market leader, Amazon.com, which had been the front-runner.