ORCL, + 1.07%
is planning another appeal in the impending allocation of a massive federal government procurement, which Attorney General Dorian Daley says was "illegal for several reasons." $ 10 billion in Joint Enterprise Defense Infrastructure (JEDI) is expected to be awarded by the Department of Defense in September. Microsoft Corp.
MSFT, + 1
and Amazon.com Inc.
AMZN, + 1.10%
are finalists for the cloud agreement after Oracle and International Business Machines Corp.
IBM, + 0.32%
was eliminated earlier this year. Oracle sued and claimed Amazon had an unfair advantage because of a conflict of interest, but a judge dismissed the case last month.