Amazon vs. IBM: The Significance of a $600 Million CIA Cloud

Joseph Zimring by Joseph Zimring, Axiom Law
Thursday, September 19, 2013

Amazon Web Services and IBM are in a protracted prizefight for a $600 million CIA contract. In March of this year, the Agency selected Amazon over IBM to build its cloud platform, but IBM protested the award and prevailed in a June GAO ruling that recommended CIA reopen competition.