Follow up to Google Files Bid Protest Against Dept. of Interior Over Hosted Email and Collaboration Services, news that Google wins: Interior forbidden to award noncompetitive contract to Microsoft – “U.S. Federal Claims Court Judge Susan Braden ruled on Jan. 3 that negotiations for a sole source contract with Microsoft commenced many months prior to July 15, 2010, when department officials decided Microsoft’s software was their standard for e-mail and computer operating systems. Meanwhile, Google had been trying to get considered for the work as well.”
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