Amazon Notches Win In $600M CIA Contract Dispute

Law360, New York (October 8, 2013, 1:45 PM EDT) -- The U.S. Court of Federal Claims on Monday sided with an Inc. unit in its suit alleging the U.S. Government Accountability Office wrongfully sustained rival IBM Corp.'s protest of a $600 million cloud computing contract with the CIA.

In a minute order following oral arguments, COFC Judge Thomas C. Wheeler granted Amazon Web Services Inc.'s motion for judgment in its suit seeking to stop the CIA from soliciting new bids for the lucrative contract. The suit alleged that the GAO had “jettisoned established law” in...
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