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Amazon’s challenges for the Pentagon and $10 billion in cloud award ” for Microsoft

FILE PHOTO: The logo of Amazon is seen at the company’s distribution centre in Boves,, France, 5 November 2019 at the latest. REUTERS/Pascal Rossignol/File Photo

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Amazon.com Inc. (AMZN.O) on Thursday said at the Pentagon for the award of up to $10 billion cloud-computing deal with Microsoft Corp’s (MSFT.(O), in which concern was expressed that the politics got in the way of a fair contracting process.

The company has filed notice Friday that it will formally protest the decision made in the Joint Venture, Defence and Infrastructure in the Cloud, also known as the JEDI and sith. In a company-wide meeting, on Thursday, Amazon Web Services’ CEO, Andy Jassy, said that it would be difficult for an AMERICAN agency, for the award of a contract to be objective when the president is a humiliating it is, one of the participants, according to a spokesman for Amazon.

As President of Donald Trump has long been criticized by the Amazon and its founder Jeff Bezos.

The company has confirmed to Jassy’s comments and said: “Many of the aspects of the JEDI and the evaluation contained obvious flaws, mistakes, and a clear bias, and it is important that these issues are being investigated and will be repaired.”

The Federal Times reported earlier in the news.

The challenge for the Ministry of Defense of the award will be announced in the last month, it was widely expected by legal experts, analysts, and consultants to, especially since the Trumpet is in the public ridicule, Amazon’s offer for the high-stakes contract.

He said in August that Amazon’s bid for it, the JEDI order was in its administration of complaints filed by other companies as well.

In the Amazon, it was seen as a favourite to win the contract, it is part of a broader digital modernization of the Pentagon, before Microsoft came as something of a surprise.

Reporting Shariq Khan, Bengaluru, Jeffrey Dastin in San Francisco, and David Shepardson and Nandita Bose in Washington; Editing by Shounak Dasgupta, Arun, Koyyur, and Cynthia Osterman

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