CIA gives tech rivals chance to take on Amazon in cloud services


  • TECH
  • Friday, 29 Mar 2019

The lobby of the CIA Headquarters Building in Langley, Virginia, U.S. on August 14, 2008. REUTERS/Larry Downing/File Photo

The CIA is preparing to significantly increase its reliance on cloud-computing services, with plans to solicit tens of billions of dollars of work divided among multiple tech companies.

The programme would also dramatically expand the federal market for the technology – and give a chance for other companies to compete with Amazon.com Inc.

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