CenturyLink Protest Of $1B Cloud Computing Contract Nixed

Law360, New York (July 29, 2013, 6:32 PM EDT) -- Government procurement specialists were not too ambiguous when they put together a cloud computing project potentially worth up to $1 billion, the U.S. Court of Federal Claims ruled in an opinion unsealed Monday, denying a bid protest from information technology company CenturyLink.

CenturyLink, a major IT services provider with a dedicated government contracting division, alleged that a Department of the Interior solicitation to overhaul the agency’s computer systems and move data into the cloud was unreasonably vague in its requirements for offerors' proposals and its evaluation...
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