“The General Services Administration expects to issue two requests for proposals for its newest small business IT services contract this month, having only just posted pre-solicitation notices to SAM.gov on Jan. 27.
GSA plans to first open competition for the Small Business and Women-Owned Small Business pools under the Polaris Governmentwide Acquisition Contract (GWAC)…”
“’Please hold all inquiries until after the solicitation is posted on SAM.gov,’ read the pre-solicitations. ‘Proposals will be due approximately 30 days after the solicitation is posted.’…”
“Both pools will be multiple-award, indefinite-delivery, indefinite-quantity contracts with five-year base periods and five-year options on which agencies can place task orders. Draft Polaris RFPs included seven categories of services for which task orders could be issued: cloud services, cybersecurity, data management, information and communication technologies, IT operations and maintenance, software development, and system design…” Read the full article here.
Source: Polaris solicitations for 2 small business pools coming in February – By Dave Nyczepir, February 2, 2022. FedScoop.