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$9B Pentagon contract split among Amazon, Microsoft and 2 others

FILE – In this March 27, 2008 file photo, an aerial view of the Pentagon is seen in Washington. Amazon must decide soon if it will protest the Pentagon’s awarding of a $10 billion cloud computing contract to rival Microsoft on Oct. 25, 2019, with one possible grievance being the unusual attention given to the project by President Donald Trump. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak, File)

Google, Oracle, Microsoft and Amazon will share in the Pentagon’s $9 billion contract to build its cloud computing network.

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