Amazon Web Services “is uniquely experienced and qualified to provide the critical technology the US military needs, and remains committed to supporting the (Department of Defense’s) modernization efforts,” an AWS spokesperson said in a statement to CNN Business.
But now, Amazon is calling for that process to be reviewed.
“We also believe it’s critical for our country that the government and its elected leaders administer procurements objectively and in a manner that is free from political influence. Numerous aspects of the JEDI evaluation process contained clear deficiencies, errors, and unmistakable bias — and it’s important that these matters be examined and rectified,” the AWS spokesperson said.
Microsoft and the Department of Defense did not immediately respond to a request for comment for this story.
CNN’s Zachary Cohen contributed to this report.