There's a race for a $10 billion Pentagon cloud contract underway. Here's how the government shutdown could affect it (AMZN, MSFT, ORCL, IBM)

Three weeks have already passed since the government shutdown began, tying it for the longest shutdown in history. While Congress tries to settle the standoff, there’s one thing that cloud giants may have to worry about.

There’s a race for a $10 billion cloud contract with the Pentagon called the Joint Enterprise Defense Infrastructure (JEDI) contract, and it’s a winner-take-all competition between Amazon, Microsoft, IBM and Oracle. An award is expected in April, and the

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