“Microsoft is set to combine its U.S. federal arm with its Azure cloud team and create a new subsidiary as part of a reorganization of the technology giant’s U.S. public sector operation.
In an email to staff Wednesday, Judson Althoff, executive vice president and chief commercial officer, announced the plans, citing the company’s experience with the Pentagon’s Join Enterprise Defense Infrastructure (JEDI) and other contracts and the need to bring its engineering and business teams together to better serve the federal market…”
“’These changes ensure our ability to deliver the latest technology innovations tailored to the U.S. federal government’s specific needs,’ Althoff added in his note to staff. ‘To that end, I encourage you to consider the new subsidiary like any other. In instances where customers transcend traditional commercial and federal boundaries, we should work together across teams and subsidiaries in their interest.’…” Read the full article here.
Source: Microsoft combines federal team with Azure cloud unit – By John Hewitt Jones, September 10, 2021. FedScoop.