EPS holds the GSA CONNECTIONS II contract as a Service Disabled Veteran Owned Small Business (SDVOSB). This contract is a $5 billion, 9-year and 3-month multiple award Indefinite Delivery/Indefinite Quantity (ID/IQ) contract. This contract has a Period of Performance starting from 19 October 2011 through 19 January 2021 with a 3 year 3 month base contract with 6 one year options.
The CONNECTIONS II contract scope includes all labor and equipment necessary to support communications and networking solutions at the Local Area Network (LAN), building, campus, and enterprise level. Labor categories specify both professional and technical expertise to support the full solution life cycle, including, but not limited to, analysis, planning, design, specification, implementation, integration and management of network services and equipment. The scope also includes any new labor and equipment that may emerge in the marketplace for providing comprehensive telecommunications over the life of the contract. Construction, alteration, and repair support services are only in scope as necessary to offer a complete telecommunications solution provided that it is integral to and necessary for the effort stated in the task order. CONNECTIONS II has four solution sets which help shape its capability.
The solutions sets are:
- Communications and networking
- Building or campus facility preparation
- Operations, administration and management (OA&M)
- Customer service and technical support
The CONNECTIONS II complies with Federal Enterprise Architecture (FEA) guidelines as well as all the components of the DoD Enterprise Architecture (DoDEA) regarding enterprise architecture and other IT compliance standards and protocols.
GSA CONNECTIONS II
GSA Connections II is an easy to use contract vehicle for federal agencies, and provides templates for commonly used statements of work as well as easy accessible resources/marketing material to assist with any questions that may arise regarding the contract.
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EPS and GSA CONNECTIONS II
The partnership of GSA and EPS on CONNECTIONS II enhances EPS offerings and ensures our clients excellence in the acquisition and delivery of the latest comprehensive information technology, systems engineering, and program management.
EPS fully supports CONNECTIONS II Solutions
As an original GSA CONNECTIONS I contract holder, EPS established itself as a leader by successfully implementing and managing more than 309 task orders with a total value exceeding $100 million. EPS has proven capabilities to support CONNECTIONS II Solutions in the areas of systems design and integration, infrastructure support services, telecommunications, physical security applications and management services that facilitate the development and maintenance of critical IT infrastructures required to support U.S. Government business operations.
EPS employs more than 400 employees throughout the United States, Europe and East Asia. Approximately 79% of our employees hold various security clearances.
Support and Leadership
EPS has established significant working relationships with existing Regional GSA Offices and has a longstanding partnership with the GSA signifying that EPS is among the leaders providing IT solutions to the defense and civilian agencies of the federal government. As your contractor, you can depend on EPS to effectively expedite your needs from requirement to solution.
Fixed-price and time-and-materials task orders are both available under CONNECTIONS II. Note that this contract will not support cost reimbursable orders.
Business Development Worldwide
GSA CONNECTIONS II meets CONUS and OCONUS requirements. Strategically positioned worldwide EPS professionally executes requirements with aggressive management and commitment to delivering results.
Subcontracting with EPS
The EPS mission is to exceed customer’s expectations and uphold our partnerships to the highest standards. EPS will manage a team that will meet our goals and yours. Specific subcontracting opportunities will be defined by the task orders.
Task Orders through CONNECTIONS II
CONNECTIONS II features either fixed-price or time-and-materials task order types. You can compete and award the order yourself or with assistance from GSA customer representatives to use their services. EPS is your proactive contractor working in unity with the GSA CONNECTIONS II office and your agency representative to help you navigate your options. All orders must use fair opportunity in accordance with FAR 16.505b.
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