Amazon Web Services was believed to be the favorite to win the contract.
azon owns nearly half of the world’s public-cloud infrastructure market
Gardner reports the worldwide infrastructure as a service (IaaS) market -cloud computing/ grew 31.3% in 2018 reaching $32.4 billion, up from $24.7 billion in 2017 with Amazon Web Services (AWS) once again being the top vendor, owning nearly half of the overall public-cloud infrastructure market (47.8%), leading by a wide margin Microsoft (15.5%), Alibaba (7.7%), Google (4%), and IBM (1.8%). Microsoft and Google have faster growth in 2019.
The Joint Enterprise Defense Infrastructure program will replace the U.S. military’s poorly integrated, aged computer networks and clouds with a single cloud system that would encompass all networked assets, from soldiers on the ground to all of its combat aircraft and naval vessels.
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