Amazon files lawsuit over Pentagon contract awarded to Microsoft – The Guardian

The filings include “exclusive details, trade tricks and private monetary information” that could”trigger either party serious competitive damage”, Amazon said in a court document seeking a protective order. Amazon had actually been thought about a favourite for the Joint Enterprise Defense Infrastructure (Jedi)cloud agreement, part of a broader digital modernisation job at the Pentagon, prior to software application developer Microsoft emerged as the surprise winner. Amazon has previously said that politics got in the method of a reasonable bidding process.