Veterans Technology Services 2 (VETS 2)
- VETS 2 is a multiple award, indefinite-delivery, indefinite-quantity (MA/IDIQ) GWAC set aside exclusively for service-disabled veteran-owned small business firms. VETS 2 provides Federal agencies with customized IT services and IT services-based solutions, both commercial and non-commercial, as defined in the Clinger-Cohen Act and FAR 2.101. Customized IT services-based solutions, which can be tailored to meet an agencyÂ’s particular mission requirements, may include any combination of the IT services identified in the Functional Area Description below. The principal nature of any resulting task order procurement must be for IT services; however, ancillary support may be included when it is integral to and necessary for the IT services-based effort. Services may be performed at Government and Contractor locations worldwide, as specified in each task order. Federal buyers who wish to use the VETS 2 GWAC must receive training and be granted a delegation of procurement authority prior to issuing task orders. Please visit www.gsa.gov/vets2 for more information.
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||Veterans Technology Services 2 (VETS 2) - Within each paragraph below, an overview of the VETS 2 GWAC contract solution is provided, followed by examples of work to be performed relative to task order requirements. Examples are not meant to be all-inclusive, but rather general indications of the types of services within a given solution. Other services not listed as examples, but adhere to the definition of IT, are within scope and may be provided to meet an agency’s particular mission needs.
Data Management is the development, execution, and supervision of plans, policies, programs, and practices that control, protect, deliver, and enhance the value of data and information assets. Examples of Data Management services include, but are not limited to: Cloud Computing Services, Data Architecture, Analysis and Design, Data Governance, Data Migration, Data Quality Management, Data Security Management, Data Warehousing and Business Intelligence Management, Document, Record and Content Management, Network and Individual Storage Management
Information and Communications Technology refers to the technology used to manage telecommunications, broadcast media, intelligent building management systems, audiovisual processing and transmission systems, and network-based control and monitoring functions. Examples of Information and Communications Technology services include, but are not limited to: Collaboration Technology Services, IPv6 Implementation and Support Services, Telepresence and Video Services, Virtual Private Network (VPN) and other Remote Network Access Services, Virtualization Services, Voice over IP (VoIP) Services, Wireless Services
IT Operations and Maintenance includes the operation and management of technology infrastructure. Examples of IT Operations and Maintenance services include, but are not limited to: Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) Support Services, Data Center Management, Email and File Server Management, IT Helpdesk / IT Support, IT Training, Mobile Device Management, PC Provisioning, Server and Device Management
IT Security, often referred to as cyber security, is the body of technologies, processes and practices designed to protect networks, computers, programs and data from attack, damage or unauthorized access. Examples of IT Security services include, but are not limited to: Continuous Diagnostics and Mitigation, Continuous Security Monitoring Services, Identity Management and Access Management, Information Assurance, Intrusion Detection, IT Disaster Recovery Services, IT Security Incident Response, Network Security Monitoring, Security Assessment Services and Vulnerability Analysis Services
Software Development is the process of developing software through successive phases in an orderly way. This process includes not only the actual writing of code but also the preparation of requirements and objectives, the design of what is to be coded, and confirmation that what is developed has met objectives. All software development methodologies, including Agile, are supported. Examples of Software Development services include, but are not limited to: Mobile Application Development Services, Software Design, Software Maintenance, Software Programming, Software Testing, Web Development
Systems Design includes the planning and designing of computer systems that integrate computer hardware, software, and communication technologies. The hardware and software components of the system may be provided by this establishment or company as part of a customized IT solution. These establishments often install the system and train and support users of the system. Examples of Systems Design services include, but are not limited to: Computer Systems Integration Design Consulting Services, Configuration Management Services, Information Management Computer Systems Integration Design Services, IT Specifications Development, Network Infrastructure Design, Office Automation Computer Systems Integration Design Services, Smart Buildings Systems Integration
In addition to the services identified in the paragraphs listed above, IT services resulting from new and emerging technologies are also within scope.