AWS CEO Andy Jassy

On Wednesday at the Amazon Web Services re:Invent conference, AWS CEO Andy Jassy said the company feels “pretty strongly” that the decision to award the $10 billion Joint Enterprise Defense Infrastructure (JEDI) contract to Microsoft was “not adjudicated fairly.”
Jassy said that there was “significant political interference,” as President Donald Trump has a feud with Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos.
Last month, AWS filed an official challenge to the Microsoft’s JEDI award.
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Following Amazon’s legal challenge of the government’s handling of a $10 billion cloud contract, Amazon Web Services CEO Andy Jassy tried to make his case in the court of public opinion on Wednesday.

In a meeting with reporters, Jassy argued that the Pentagon’s decision to award that contract to Microsoft was not fairly made and was tainted by “significant political interference.”

“What I would say is that I think it’s fairly obvious that we feel pretty strongly that it was not adjudicated fairly,” Jassy told reporters at a press event at AWS re:Invent, Amazon’s cloud mega-conference in Las Vegas. “If you do a truly objective detailed apples-to-apples comparison of the platforms, you don’t end up in a …read more

Source:: Businessinsider – Politics


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