The firm currently has $19.14M in active contracts with the agency. Cloud-computing and software rivals, including Amazon.com Inc., Alphabet Inc.’s Google and IBM, regularly compete for similar government work.
With advancements in technology, organizations looking at analytics can now choose between on-premise or cloud-based solutions – or a combination of both – based on the flexibility of solution providers.
While the service began as a means of lowering infrastructure costs and creating new applications, today’s platforms also offer developers a broad range of application, development and infrastructure services.
A tech alliance has said a winner-take-all award 'dilutes the benefits of best practices, strongly increasing the likelihood of vendor and technology lock-in, and negatively impacting innovation, costs, and security.'