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IBM concedes to Amazon in $600m CIA cloud contract

IBM said it won't stall the CIA cloud contract any longer

In what appears to be the end of a longstanding battle to build a large private cloud for the US intelligence community, IBM has stepped back from continuing its protest of AWS for being awarded the $600m contract, according to media reports.

AWS wins key ruling in dispute over $600m CIA cloud contract

The US Court of Federal Claims ruled in favour of Amazon Web Services Monday in a dispute with IBM over a $600 m spy cloud contract

The US Court of Federal Claims ruled in favour of Amazon Web Services Monday in a dispute pitting the public cloud giant against IBM in a battle to build a $600m cloud for the US intelligence community.

Amazon Web Services files complaint over CIA cloud contract

AWS is asking the CIA to respond to the complaint by September 23

Amazon Web Services (AWS) filed a complaint Wednesday with the US Federal Claims Court in response to the US Government Accountability Office (GAO) sustaining part of a protest by IBM against the awarding of a CIA cloud computing contract.

GAO tells CIA to reopen $600 million cloud deal to competition

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In what appears to be a win for IBM, the US Government Accountability Office (GAO) ruled Thursday that the CIA must reopen negotiations on the $600 million cloud contract originally awarded to Amazon Web Services (AWS).

IBM protests Amazon $600 million CIA cloud contract

The GOA plans to rule on the CIA cloud procurement June 6

IBM Corp is protesting a $600 million cloud computing contract between the CIA and Amazon Web Services (AWS). The Government Accountability Office (GAO), the investigative arm of US Congress charged with examining matters related to the payment and receipt of public funds, will render a decision on the CIA cloud procurement later this week.

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