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The NSA Awards Amazon a $10 Billion Cloud Computing Contract

The National Security Agency has awarded a cloud computing contract worth up to $10 billion to Amazon, Nextgov reported Tuesday.

The contract, named “WildandStormy” according to protest filings obtained by the outlet, appears to be part of the NSA’s attempts to modernize its repository for classified data.

The award is being challenged by Microsoft, according to Government Accountability Office records.

Amazon referred questions about the contract to the NSA.

A spokesperson for the agency confirmed to The Hill that it “recently awarded a contract for cloud computing services to support the Agency” and that another company bidding for the contract has filed a protest.

Read the source article at The Hill

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