Easy access to all the Government news updates

Subscribe and receive personalized news articles straight in your inbox

*By clicking "Join us now" you agree to receive emails, promotions and general messages from ExecutiveGov. In addition, you also agree to ExecutiveGov's Privacy Policy and Terms & Conditions.


Army Official: JEDI Does Not Preclude Other Cloud Initiatives

1 min read

A U.S. Army official has said that the Joint Enterprise Defense Infrastructure cloud contract does not preclude the implementation of other pilot cloud projects within the Defense Department, FCW reported Thursday.

Maj. Gen. Garrett Yee, deputy chief information officer for the U.S. Army, made the remarks during a recent AFCEA luncheon, where Edward Siomacco, a deputy director at the Army’s G-4 headquarters, described a six-month trial commercial cloud effort being carried out by the Army Business Council.

According to Yee, the ABC’s initiative “isn’t in conflict” with JEDI.

JEDI is a $10B sole-sourced Defense Department contract Involving the migration of sensitive DoD data onto the commercial cloud solution of the successful bidder.

Amazon, IBM and Microsoft have indicated their plan to bid.

ExecutiveGov Logo

Sign Up Now! Executive Gov provides you with Free Daily Updates and News Briefings about Government Technology