OPPORTUNITY QUALIFICATION SUMMARY

Opportunity Name: CHIEF INFORMATION OFFICER COMMODITY SOLUTIONS (CIO-CS)

Agency: HEALTH & HUMAN SERVICES > NATIONAL INSTITUTES OF HEALTH

Financial Considerations
Contract Value:

$20 000 000 000

Timeline
Status:

Forecast Pre-RFP

Solicitation Date:

May 2024 (Estimate)

Award Date:

April 2025 (Estimate)

Competition: Full & open, Unrestricted, Partial Small Business Set-Aside
Type of Award:IDIQ - GWAC
Primary Requirement:Computer Equipment
Awards:

Multiple

Contract Term:10 Years (60-month(s) base plus 1 x 60-month(s) option(s))
Contract Type:Indefinite Delivery Indefinite Quantity
Location:CONUS & OCONUS
NAICS:541519, 334111

PREVIOUS REQUIREMENTS

The scope of the GWAC shall include the provisioning of IT commodities and solutions as they apply to supporting the general fields of IT operation (security, infrastructure, telecommunications and desktop applications) and health and life sciences, within the federal government.

The IT commodities shall be deployed using two models, listed below:

  • On-Premise Model
    • In this model, the contractor will deploy commodities and products onsite either within the government site or at another contractor site.
    • In this model, additional “bundled” services may be required which include, but are not limited to, provisioning, deployment, installations, warranty and maintenance, engineering and assessment studies and training.
  • Managed Services Model (includes deployment of the Public Cloud):
    • As demonstrated by market conditions and trends over the last 5 years, along with a number of Federal policies (such as FEDRamp, the Cloud First Initiative, the 25-point plan and data center consolidation initiatives), IT commodities are increasingly being deployed via managed services and the cloud.
  • The IT commodities and solutions required from the contractors are listed under specific “Categories” with each Category aligned to a specific set of commodities.
  • The categories within the scope of this contract include the following:
    • Category 1 – End User Hardware Commodities:
      • Group A – Laptops
      • Group B – Desktops
      • Group C – Printers
    • Category 2 – End User Software Commodities:
      • Group A – Operating System
      • Group B – Desktop Collaboration Suite
    • Category 3 – IT Security Software Commodities:
      • Group A: Anti-Virus Software
    • Category 4 – Enterprise Performance Management Tools:
      • Group A: Enterprise Database Management Systems
      • Group B: Enterprise Performance Management Tools
    • Category 5 – Health and Biomedical Research IT Capabilities:
      • Group A: Laboratory Information Systems
    • Category 6 – On-Premise Infrastructure:
      • Group A – Enterprise Servers
    • Category 7 – Infrastructure and Platform as a Service:
      • Group A – Computing
      • Group B – Enterprise Storage
    • Category 8 – Telecommunications Plans:
      • Carrier Plans