Oracle Takes Its $10B JEDI Protest To The High Court

By Jennifer Doherty (February 12, 2021, 10:33 PM EST) -- Oracle has renewed its bid to unravel the U.S. Department of Defense's award of a $10 billion cloud computing contract, calling on the U.S. Supreme Court to review two aspects of a Federal Circuit decision that the company says contradict high court precedent.

The tech company reasserted its argument for scrapping the DOD's massive, 10-year Joint Enterprise Defense Infrastructure deal based on alleged improprieties in the original solicitation, including the involvement of three DOD employees with ties to Amazon, one of Oracle America Inc.'s competitors for the contract.

While both companies ultimately lost to Microsoft Corp., Oracle's Jan. 29 petition, which...

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