Oracle Knew It Lacked JEDI Award Eligibility, U.S. Tells SCOTUS

May 4, 2021, 1:35 PM

The U.S. Supreme Court should reject Oracle America Inc.'s petition concerning its elimination from a $10 billion cloud computing procurement known as JEDI, because the company admitted it didn’t satisfy minimum information security requirements in the Department of Defense’s solicitation, Acting U.S. Solicitor General Elizabeth B. Prelogar said.

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit properly found that although DOD’s single source approach didn’t comply with the contracting statute, Oracle wasn’t prejudiced because the company didn’t have a substantial chance of winning a contract under a multiple source solicitation, the government said in its brief in opposition Monday....

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