NIH CIO-CS is a 10-year government-wide acquisition contract for IT commodities/solutions that can be used by any federal civilian or DoD agency to fulfill mission-critical requirements while meeting their socioeconomic goals. Our products and services are available under this GWAC via one or more Channel Partner(s).
Information Technology Enterprise Solutions - Software2 (ITES-SW2)
Army Computer Hardware Enterprise Software and Solution (CHESS), in coordination with the Army Contracting Command (ACC), Rock Island (RI), requires contracts to support the Army’s IT software requirements within the Continental United States (CONUS) and Outside the Continental United States (OCONUS) to include remote OCONUS, covering a full range of Information Technology (IT) software for client, server, storage, and network environments; for software maintenance; and for related incidental services and hardware as part of an Information Technology Enterprise Solutions – Software 2 (ITES-SW2) total solution. This is available through our Channel Partners.
The 2nd Generation Information Technology (2GIT) Blanket Purchase Agreements (BPAs) is a government-wide contracting vehicle managed by the General Services Administration (GSA). The 2GIT BPAs provide federal agencies with a streamlined process to purchase a wide range of Commercial Off-The-Shelf (COTS) hardware and software products, as well as ancillary services. The BPAs are awarded to several large and small businesses and have a ceiling value of $5.5 billion over a five-year period. The 2GIT BPAs include four functional areas: data center products and services, end-user hardware, software products, and services. The 2GIT BPAs offer competitive pricing, ease of ordering, and the ability to purchase products and services from a pre-vetted list of contractors, which saves time and resources for federal agencies.
Contract # 47QTCA21A000Y
Blackboard Inc.’s GSA IT Schedule (Group 70 #GS-35F-0554M) is intended for federal government agencies. The Schedule reflects the entire range of applications, including general-purpose commercial information technology equipment, software, services, and hosting.
GSA IT Schedule 70 Approved Vendor, Contract #47QTCA23D009Y
GSA IT Schedule (Group 70 #GS-35F-267DA) is intended for federal government agencies. The Schedule reflects the entire range of applications, including general-purpose commercial information technology equipment, software, and services, such as Blackboard Learn, Anthology Ally, Registration and Management for Blackboard Learn, and our services.
GSA IT Schedule 70 Approved Vendor, Contract #GS-35F-267DA
Solutions for Enterprise-Wide Procurement (SEWP) is a government-wide acquisition contract managed by the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA). The SEWP contract provides federal agencies access to a wide range of advanced technologies from multiple vendors, including hardware, software, and related services. The SEWP contract has a ceiling value of $60 billion over a ten-year period and is available to all federal agencies, including the Department of Defense. The SEWP contract provides a streamlined process for federal agencies to purchase the latest technology products and services at competitive prices. The SEWP program offers a user-friendly online portal for ordering products and provides extensive customer support to federal agencies. Additionally, SEWP offers innovative procurement solutions that allow federal agencies to acquire new technologies, even before they are available to the commercial market. This is available through our Channel Partners.
OPM USALearning® LMS BPA
The OPM USALearning® LMS BPA is a comprehensive collaboration model between OPM, government agencies, and best-in-breed private sector partners. Blackboard Learn and other products and services are available under this contract through a strategic alliance with Four Inc.
The Learning Management System (LMS) service offering provides state entities with a Commercial-Off-The-Shelf (COTS) solution that enables the delivery, tracking, reporting, and administration of training courses. A list of state-approved LMS vendors provides Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) systems configured to interact with the state’s new Unique Employee ID (UEID), enabling enhanced security of employee data and moving toward a centralized view of an employee’s training across their career with the state.
The Software Licensing Program (SLP) was established in January 1994 and is administered by the Department of General Services, Procurement Division. Extensive software discounts are negotiated with major software publishers that are then passed on to the state of California through the SLP contracts established with authorized participating re-sellers.
California Multiple Award Schedules (CMAS)
The state of California establishes multiple award agreements for the same products and services at similar prices. The California Multiple Award Schedules (CMAS) program provides a range of commodities, non-IT services, and IT products and services at competitive prices, but it does not involve a competitive bid process conducted by the state of California. CMAS agreements are established through a pool of pre-qualified suppliers that agencies can solicit offers from, and when used correctly, it can streamline the procurement process.
The cooperative contracting arm of the National Association of State Procurement Officials (NASPO), a non-profit organization formed in 1947, comprised of the chief procurement officials of all fifty states, Washington D.C., and the U.S. territories; to promote public procurement throughout the country. NASPO ValuePoint facilitates administration of the NASPO cooperative group contracting consortium of state chief procurement officials for the benefit of state departments, institutions, agencies, and political subdivisions, as well as other eligible entities, including cities, counties, special districts, community colleges, universities, and some quasi-governmental and nonprofit organizations.
OMNIA® Partners is the largest and most trusted cooperative purchasing organization for public sector procurement. The nation’s two leading cooperative purchasing organizations – National IPA and U.S. Communities – came together under one roof to form OMNIA Partners, Public Sector. The collective buying power of these unified purchasing cooperatives delivers superior value and savings for public agencies nationwide.
Through various program areas, the Texas Department of Information Resources (DIR) helps state agencies, local government, and other organizations save money with the purchasing power of Texas.
The Interlocal Purchasing System (TIPS) is a national purchasing cooperative that offers access to competitively procured purchasing contracts to its members. TIPS is housed at and managed by the Region 8 Education Service Center in Pittsburg, Texas.
Rhode Island - OSP
Ocean State Procures™ (OSP) is the state of Rhode Island's new eProcurement system that aims to provide a web-based, full procure-to-pay process for statewide use. It offers an electronic procurement process for vendor registration, requisitioning, bidding, purchase orders, contract management, and invoicing. OSP also provides enhanced communication, online bidding experiences, self-management of profiles, solicitation activity, and award data for vendors. Additionally, OSP standardizes procurement processes across state agencies, increases order accuracy, reduces cycle times, and improves catalog shopping experiences for goods and services on master price agreements and agency price agreements. Most importantly, OSP promotes statewide procurements and transparency through open and equal access to procurement opportunities for new and existing vendors, including local and minority and women-owned business enterprises.
New York OGS
This is the state’s centralized procurement office. The Office of General Services (OGS) contracts were created to streamline the services procurement for New York State authorized users by reducing the bidding process length. NYS OGS defines authorized users as New York State agencies, political subdivisions, local governments, public authorities, special districts, public and nonprofit libraries, and certain other nonpublic/nonprofit organizations.
The Division of Procurement Services (DPS) manages all statewide term contracts in South Carolina.