GSA announces Alliant 2 awards
- By Troy K. Schneider
- Nov 17, 2017
The General Services Administration on Nov. 17 announced its long-awaited awards on the Alliant 2 governmentwide acquisition contract for IT services and service-based solutions.
Sixty-one firms are part of the unrestricted GWAC -- one more than GSA had originally said would be on the contract. Alliant 2 has a small-business component as well, but those awardees -- expected to number 80 -- have not yet been announced.
GSA put out the Alliant 2 request for proposals in June 2016, after more than a year of intensive discussions with industry about the structure and scope of the contract. Proposals were submitted later that summer, and GSA had long predicted the awards would come in 2017. Pre-award protests forced a bit of delay, but the Government Accountability Office ruled in GSA's favor in January 2017 -- and did so in a fashion that may have effectively bulletproofed the final awards.
Alliant 2 Unrestricted is a Multiple Award, Indefinite-Delivery, Indefinite-Quantity contract with a $50 billion program ceiling. It has a base period of five years and a five-year option.
The full list of Alliant 2 Unrestricted awardees is below:
- Accenture Federal Services LLC
- Ace Info Solutions, Inc.
- ActioNet, Inc.
- Agile Defense, Inc.
- American Systems Corp.
- AT&T Government Solutions, Inc.
- BAE Systems Technology Solutions & Services Inc.
- Battelle Memorial Institute
- Booz Allen Hamilton Inc.
- By Light, Professional IT Services, Inc.
- CACI, Inc.
- Camber Corp.
- Catapult Technology, Ltd.
- CenturyLink QGS
- CGI Federal Inc.
- CSRA LLC
- Data Networks Corp.
- Data Systems Analysts, Inc.
- Dell Services Federal Government, Inc. (Acquired by NTT Data Federal Services, Inc.)
- Deloitte Consulting LLP
- Digital Management, LLC (DMI)
- DRS Global Enterprise Solutions, Inc.
- Dynetics, Inc.
- ECS Federal, LLC
- Engility Corp.
- Enterprise Information Services, Inc.
- EOIR Technologies, Inc.
- General Dynamics Information Technology, Inc.
- HP Enterprise Services, LLC (Acquired by CSC, known as DXC Technology)
- ICF Incorporated, LLC
- INDUS Corp.
- International Business Machines Corp. (IBM)
- Jacobs Technology, Inc.
- Leidos, Inc.
- Lockheed Martin Corp.
- ManTech Advanced Systems International, Inc.
- MAXIMUS Federal Services, Inc.
- NCI Information Systems, Inc.
- NJVC, LLC
- Northrop Grumman Systems Corp.
- Parsons Government Services Inc.
- Phacil, Inc.
- Planned Systems International, Inc.
- Pragmatics, Inc.
- Quality Software Services Inc.
- Raytheon Company
- REI Systems, Inc.
- Salient CRGT, Inc.
- Science Applications International Corp. (SAIC)
- Serco, Inc.
- Sevatec, Inc.
- SGT, Inc.
- Smartronix, Inc.
- Sotera Defense Solutions, Inc.
- STG, Inc.
- Telos Corp.
- Unisys Corp.
- URS Federal Services, Inc.
- VariQ Corp.
- Vencore, Inc.
- Wyle Laboratories, Inc.
Troy K. Schneider is the Editor-in-Chief of both FCW and GCN, two of the oldest and most influential publications in public-sector IT. Both publications (originally known as Federal Computer Week and Government Computer News, respectively) are owned by GovExec. Mr. Schneider also serves GovExec's General Manager for Government Technology Brands.
Mr. Schneider previously served as New America Foundation’s Director of Media & Technology, and before that was Managing Director for Electronic Publishing at the Atlantic Media Company, where he oversaw the online operations of The Atlantic Monthly, National Journal, The Hotline and The Almanac of American Politics, among other publications. The founding editor of NationalJournal.com, Mr. Schneider also helped launch the political site PoliticsNow.com in the mid-1990s, and worked on the earliest online efforts of the Los Angeles Times and Newsday. He began his career in print journalism, and has written for a wide range of publications, including The New York Times, WashingtonPost.com, Slate, Politico, Governing, and many of the other titles listed above.
Mr. Schneider is a graduate of Indiana University, where his emphases were journalism, business and religious studies.