Several IT industry groups, along with IBM and Oracle, are raising concerns that the Pentagon award a contract to a single cloud provider

IBM, Oracle and several IT Industry Groups Raise Concerns Pentagon Could Favor One Cloud Provider for Major Contract

Several IT industry groups are raising concerns that the Pentagon could award a contract potentially worth billions of dollars to a single cloud provider, a move the groups argue could give one company an unfair advantage while also locking a key federal agency into one company’s technology. The Defense Department has issued a solicitation asking…

The Pentagon’s spending on cloud computing is set to surge as the agency relies more on technologies such as AI and machine learning. Pentagon officials are in active talks with cloud providers to revise, or even completely replace, internal rules for cloud security.

Pentagon Spending on Cloud Computing set to ‘Surge’ as Feds Rely More on AI, Big Data

The Pentagon’s spending on cloud computing is set to surge as the agency relies more on technologies such as artificial intelligence, big data and machine learning to develop new warfighting applications that involve human-machine collaboration. That’s according to a new report by public-sector contracting analytics firm Govini. The Department of Defense is the biggest spender…