GSA awards GWAC for veteran-owned businesses

For 44 veteran-owned small businesses, the holiday season opened with a bang. The General Services Administration today announced the awards for its $5 billion, 10-year governmentwide acquisition contract for IT small businesses owned by service-disabled veterans.

Winners of the Veterans Technology Services contract will have the right to bid for work in one or two functional areas: systems operations and maintenance, and information systems engineering. Both include IT security.

GSA opened the indefinite-delivery, indefinite-quantity contract only to businesses owned by service-disabled veterans.

GSA developed the contract in partnership with the Veterans Affairs Department and the Small Business Administration.

The contract had been delayed for more than a year. GSA released the RFP in April 2005 and has been evaluating offers since. GSA had hoped to make awards last spring.

Ethan Butterfield is a staff writer for Government Computer News' affiliate publication, Washington Technology.

Featured

  • Records management: Look beyond the NARA mandates

    Records management is about to get harder

    New collaboration technologies ramped up in the wake of the pandemic have introduced some new challenges.

  • puzzled employee (fizkes/Shutterstock.com)

    Phish Scale: Weighing the threat from email scammers

    The National Institute of Standards and Technology’s Phish Scale quantifies characteristics of phishing emails that are likely to trick users.

Stay Connected

Sign up for our newsletter.

I agree to this site's Privacy Policy.