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Deltek: Agencies Handed Down $17B in FY 2013 Cloud Contracts

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cloudResearch firm Deltek has found that federal agencies collectively awarded $17 billion in cloud computing contracts during the 2013 fiscal year, the Washington Post reported Sunday.

Analyst Alex Rossino writes civilian agencies accounted for the largest share of contracts at $16.5 billion, while defense agencies awarded $65 million total.

Some of the fiscal year’s largest deals include the Interior Department’s potential $10 billion Foundation Cloud Hosting Services vehicle and the CIA’s $600 million award to Amazon for a cloud infrastructure.

The Defense Information Systems Agency’s could award a commercial cloud contract bid next calendar year after launching its cloud broker program office, according to Rossino.

 

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