In 2017, after visiting Amazon and other high-tech companies, Defense Secretary James Mattis ordered Department of Defense (DoD) officials to create a plan to improve their IT infrastructure to reach enterprise-level, commercial infrastructure as a service (IaaS) and platform as a service (PaaS) to support its business and mission operations. In 2018, the Pentagon released a 10-year, $10 billion request for proposal with an expected completion date of 24 October 2029 to modernize and unify multiple military branches’ IT processes for classified and unclassified operations. Clients, please log in to view the full content.