Microsoft challenges Amazon on government cloud contracts

Tom Allen
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Microsoft's investment in government work could see AWS lose out on a lucrative project

Amazon Web Services is a dominant player in government contracts, used by almost 2,000 government agencies and even hosting a dedicated region called GovCloud. However, Microsoft's movements toward...

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