Oracle failed to derail the Pentagon’s $10 billion JEDI contract, but it still ended up a winner in Microsoft’s upset victory over Amazon (ORCL, MSFT, AMZN)
· *Amazon was widely expected to win over Microsoft in the battle for the $10 billion JEDI cloud contract. *
· *But Oracle's legal challenge to the bidding process delayed things, giving Microsoft time to present a stronger position to the Pentagon.*
· *Microsoft accomplished this partly by forging a surprise cloud alliance...