The agency made some swaps on the $15 billion sister to Alliant 2 Unrestricted since the pre-award notice.
The General Services Administration officially announced the awardees for the Alliant 2 Small Business contract vehicle, dropping three contractors since the pre-award notice in December but adding four more.
The 10-year $15 billion contract gives agencies access to pre-vetted IT services companies—versus the IT commodities on IT Schedule 70. The vehicle is the small business companion to the $50 billion Alliant 2 Unrestricted which was awarded in November.
GSA officials intended to award 80 spots on the small business vehicle but allowed for a tie in the final position bringing the total to 81. Almost 500 small businesses vied for the spots.
Of the 80 pending awardees in the pre-award notice in December three did not make the final cut: AEEC, Avineon, and Superlative Technologies dba SuprTEK.
The removals made room for four other small businesses: Atlas, Product Data Integration Technologies dba Modulant, SNAP and The Informatics Applications Group. All four awards are pending as their small business designation “still subject to contracting officer size challenge at the Small Business Administration” for five days after the award notice, according to said notice.
GSA is waiting to give the notice to proceed until any potential challenges are resolved. If any of the four companies are removed from Alliant 2 Small Business those spots will not be backfilled, according to GSA.
“As IT modernization takes center stage in the administration’s drive to create a more efficient and effective government GSA’s Alliant contracts will continue to be an important tool for agencies looking to enhance and improve their IT operations in service of American taxpayers,” Federal Acquisition Service Commissioner Alan Thomas said.
Kay Ely, assistant commissioner of the Office of Information Technology Category, agreed, touting GSA’s collaboration with agencies and industry in crafting the second generation of Alliant.
“These partnerships have been in place for years and have provided GSA with valuable feedback that helped build and refine the next-generation Alliant program—ensuring that we deliver precisely what agencies want and need,” she said. “These solutions provide a solid foundation to address growing needs to modernize the government’s IT infrastructure implement leading-edge technology solutions and enable improved service to our citizens.”
The full list of awardees:
- Aderas Inc.
- Advanced Software Systems Inc.
- Agile Defense Inc.
- Alutiiq Business Services LLC
- ASRC Federal Data Network Technologies LLC
- Atlas Technologies Inc.
- aXseum Solutions LLC
- Barbaricum LLC
- Battle Resource Management Inc.
- BayFirst Solutions LLC
- BlueWater Federal Solutions Inc.
- Business Integra Technology Solutions Inc.
- Clearavenue LLC
- Client/Server Software Solutions Inc.
- CNI Global Solutions LLC
- Constellation Software Engineering Corp.
- Credence Management Solutions LLC
- Customer Value Partners Inc.
- Decypher Technologies Ltd
- DKW Communications Inc.
- DSFederal Inc.
- EMW Inc.
- Encentric Inc.
- Evanhoe & Associates Inc.
- Excellus Solutions LLC
- Exeter Government Services LLC
- Federated IT Inc.
- FEDITC LLC
- Goldbelt Hawk LLC
- Grove Resource Solutions Inc.
- Halfaker and Associates LLC
- Halvik Corporation
- Harmonia Holdings Group LLC
- Highlight Technologies LLC
- ICS-Nett Inc.
- InCadence Strategic Solutions Corporation
- Incentive Technology Group LLC
- Innovative Management Concepts Inc.
- InquisIT LLC
- Inserso Corporation
- Interimage Inc.
- Koniag Services Inc.
- Link Solutions Inc.
- LinkTec LLC
- LinTech Global Inc.
- MetroStar Systems Inc.
- Network Security Systems Plus Inc.
- New Generation Solution LLC
- NikSoft Systems Corporation
- Paragon Technology Group Inc.
- Procentrix Inc.
- Product Data Integration Technologies Inc. dba Modulant
- Pro-Sphere Tek Inc.
- Qbase LLC
- Sentar Inc.
- Sev1Tech Inc.
- SNAP Inc.
- Soft Tech Consulting Inc.
- Solutions By Design II LLC
- Solutions Development Corporation
- Spry Methods Inc.
- Strategic Operational Solutions Inc.
- Sumaria Systems Inc.
- Suntiva LLC
- Superior Government Solutions LLC
- Systems Plus Inc.
- Tantus Technologies Inc.
- Technology Solutions Provider Inc.
- Teracore Inc.
- The Informatics Applications Group Inc.
- The net.America Corporation
- Time Solutions LLC
- Tuva LLC
- Usmax Corporation
- Valador Inc.
- VariQ Corporation
- Vector Planning & Services Inc.
- Vista Defense Technologies LLC
- VMD Systems Integrators Inc.
- VSolvit LLC
- X-EETO Inc.
Editor's Note: The original story misstated the number of companies to drop off between pre-award and award.
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