FILE PHOTO: The Pentagon brand is seen behind the rostrum within the briefing room on the Pentagon in Arlington, Virginia, U.S., January 8, 2020. REUTERS/Al Drago
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The Pentagon’s inspector basic on Wednesday mentioned it couldn’t decide whether or not the White Home influenced the award of a $10 billion cloud computing contract to Microsoft MSFT.N over Amazon AMZN.N after a number of administration officers mentioned their conversations have been privileged “presidential communications”.
The Pentagon has been trying to modernize its expertise together with shifting to a cloud computing system however the transfer has been hampered by a prolonged choice course of in addition to protests from different opponents.
Reporting by Chris Sanders; Enhancing by Chizu Nomiyama