Re: The Hitch in the Hikers Guide to the Galaxy
Go stick your head in a pig.
IBM has officially griped to a top US government watchdog about JEDI – the Pentagon's proposed 10-year $10bn single-vendor IT system for America’s Green Machine. Whichever lucky lone supplier wins the coveted Joint Enterprise Defense Infrastructure (JEDI) contract will be responsible for providing all cloud activities for the …
As I remember, there was a similar initiative some 10-15 years ago (already?!?!) known as "HPCS" (High Productivity Computing Systems) where IBM shared the contract with Cray and (at an earlier phase) Sun. IBM's piece was called PERCS. I worked on it for a time, until I was "resourced" along with much of the staff that actually knew what they were doing.
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