Keyword: Department of Defense (DOD)
President Donald Trump raised the possibility that he may look into the Pentagon's $10 billion JEDI cloud contract for either AWS or Microsoft.
Microsoft's cloud business, which includes Azure and other cloud-based services, continued to be a money-making machine in its third quarter results.
In its battle with AWS to win a $10 billion cloud services contract, Microsoft announced two new data center regions for use by government agencies.
While Amazon and Microsoft made the cut for the Pentagon's $10 billion cloud services contract, Oracle and IBM did not.
AT&T was awarded a new cloud services contract with the U.S. Army supporting 1 million users.