Microsoft Set To Win Secret Clearance Ahead Of Pentagon Cloud Bid

Microsoft is battling Amazon’s AWS for the multi-billion-pound deal, after Google pulled out due to ethical concerns

Microsoft said this week it is set to receive the US government’s top security clearance early next year, as it prepares to bid for a Pentagon cloud contract worth up to $10 billion (£7.7bn).

The announcement follows on from the company’s announcement last October that it was developing a cloud service to handle secret government data, called Azure Government Secret.

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Source: Silicon UK