Bethesda, Maryland. July 17, 2012
-- The National Institutes of Health (NIH) aawarded Converge Networks Corporation
(CNC) the NIH Information Technology Acquisition and Assessment Center (NITAAC)
Chief Information Officer-Solutions and Partners 3 (CIO-SP3) Government-Wide
Acquisition Contract (GWAC) for Small Business. This 10-year, multiple-award indefinite delivery,
indefinite quantity (IDIQ) contract supports the Federal Enterprise
Architecture, the Department of Defense Enterprise Architecture, and the Federal
With a $20 billion ceiling,
flexible contract types, and the ability to award in modular increments and
incorporate performance-based features, CIO-SP3 allows for streamlined planning,
acquisition, and deployment of large-scale IT program requirements. This GWAC is
intended to cover any IT solution and is designed for maximum flexibility.
CIO-SP3 Small Business, a new
Government-Wide Acquisition Contract (GWAC) from NITAAC, uses cutting-edge
technology, streamlined acquisition and fast provisioning. These attributes
can be used by any federal civilian or DoD agency to fulfill a broad range of
mission critical IT requirements and socioeconomic goals. The CIO-SP3 contract summary is
CIO-SP3 SB contract number is HHSN316201200123W.
The CIO-SP3 SB contract is a 10-year, multiple award
indefinite-delivery, indefinite quantity (IDIQ) GWAC.
The contract has a 20 billion dollar
The CIO-SP3 SB contract has a 0.75% contract access
fee. There are no additional charges for value-added services.
Pursuant to FAR
52.232 Prompt Payment, the Government clients shall pay the Prime
Contractor, upon the submission of proper invoices or vouchers, the prices
stipulated in this contract for supplies delivered and accepted or services
rendered and accepted, less any deductions provided in this contract.
The Period of
Performance of the
CIO-SP3 SB contract
The NAICS code
for the CIO-SP3 SB contract is 541512.
CIOSP3 SB task areas awarded to CNC are:
Task Area 1 - IT
Services for Biomedical Research, Health Sciences, and Healthcare
Task Area 2 - Chief
Information Officer (CIO) Support
Task Area 4 - Outsourcing
Task Area 5 - IT
Operations and Maintenance
Task Area 6 - Integration Services
Task Area 7 - Critical
Infrastructure Protection and Information Assurance
Task Area 8 - Digital
Started in 2002, CNC has provided
federal agencies and the commercial sector with customer-focused,
performance-based solutions, using advanced IT technologies and proven
methodologies. The CNC solutions are leveraged from core competencies in
enterprise network operations, cyber security, systems engineering and
integration, IP convergence, acquisition support, and IT operations. CNC has the infrastructure and
experienced staff to support this crucial NITAAC vehicle and ensure success for
our partners, said Greg West, Vice President of Business Development.
CNC brings proven experience and capabilities including
operational, managerial, and information management solutions and services. Our
management team has been doing business with the NIH vehicles since 1995. We have
successfully partnered with NITAAC for more
than 15 years and are honored to be able to continue
with this partnership for the next 10 years, said CNC President Tony Ghazi.
For information on
the CNC CIO-SP3 prime contract and teaming with CNC, please contact the