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$167 Million in 2017 DHS Cloud Spending Shows Resellers’ Influence

JHC Technology, a service-disabled veteran-owned small business, was the top-earning cloud computing supplier to the Homeland Security Department in 2017, according to a Feb. 16 report by federal market analyst Deltek.

But JHC was providing the services of large cloud infrastructure provider Amazon Web Services. In the same way, the No. 2 DHS cloud seller, Blackstone Technology Group, fronts for Oracle and Microsoft cloud services at DHS and elsewhere. Across government, smaller companies resell the products and services of global information technology companies, often because the big firms don’t want to deal with complex government procurement requirements.

DHS cloud spending in 2017 totaled $167 million, down 36 percent from 2016 but still more than double 2015’s total.

Read more at Deltek.

 

The Government Technology & Services Coalition's Homeland Security Today (HSToday) is the premier news and information resource for the homeland security community, dedicated to elevating the discussions and insights that can support a safe and secure nation. A non-profit magazine and media platform, HSToday provides readers with the whole story, placing facts and comments in context to inform debate and drive realistic solutions to some of the nation’s most vexing security challenges.

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