GSA Connections II

Program Office

Byron Johns - (703) 968-5264
Page Nowland - (703) 968-5364 

Contracts Office

Carrie Stratmoen - (703) 968-5221

Government Contact(s)

http://www.gsa.gov/portal/category/26742

Title: CONNECTIONS II TELECOMMUNICATIONS INFRASTRUCTURE SOLUTIONS

Total Value (Ceiling): $5B

Period of Performance: October 19, 2011 to December 19, 2014; six one-year options

Description: Connections II is a competitive multiple-award, indefinite-delivery, indefinite-quantity (IDIQ) contract all federal agencies can use to issue task orders to obtain telecommunications infrastructure solutions from the contract's 12 large businesses and nine small businesses. Connections II meets federal agencies' equipment, labor, building, and campus infrastructure solution needs, including but not limited to:

  • Infrastructure design, installation, and implementation
  • Professional services to support existing networks
  • Transition planning and integration services
  • Customized client-specific systems

The contract provides connectivity from the user's desktop to the point of interconnection of the customer's network service providers; and the contract focuses on enterprise-wide solutions to support the integration of telecommunications, networking and network-centric applications at the Local Area Network, building, campus, and enterprise level. Features include:

  • A global geographic scope
  • A base of three years and three months, with six one-year options
  • A $5 billion contract ceiling
  • 21 awardees, including nine small businesses
  • Task order awards under full and open competition
  • Firm fixed-ceiling prices for labor, equipment and services
  • Support for performance-based contracting approaches
  • Solutions and equipment to meet government standards and requirements for Supply Chain Risk Management and sustainability

Functional Service Categories:  

  • Communications and networking
  • Building or campus facility preparation
  • Operations, administration, and management (OA&M)
  • Customer service and technical support

Contract Vehicle Available to: All federal government agencies