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VA Makes Awards Totaling up to $22.3 Billion to Make Information Technology Upgrades
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Mar 8, 2016 - 12:40:38 PM

(HealthNewsDigest.com) - WASHINGTON -The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) today announced the awarding of 21 contracts worth up to $22.3 billion for information technology infrastructure improvements, cyber security and operations and network management.

The awards are part of VA's Transformation Twenty-One Total Technology Next Generation acquisition program, also known as T4NG. Specifically, T4NG will deliver contractor-provided information technology service solutions, including technical support; program management; strategy planning; systems/software engineering; enterprise network engineering; cyber security; among other IT- and health-related IT requirements. The T4NG contract awards support the Department's MyVA transformation effort, improving the way VA serves Veterans.

"This T4NG award is one of the many ways the Department is supportingthe MyVA breakthrough initiatives by directly providing the technology that our Veterans need to support the services they receive from VA," said Secretary Robert McDonald. "The T4NG will help meet and strengthen VA's long-term technology needs."

10 awards were made to Service-Disabled Veteran Owned Small Businesses (SDVOSBs), 2 awards were made to small businesses and 9 awards were made to large businesses.  Contracts were awarded to the following firms:


T4NG is a Multi-Agency (MAC) Indefinite Delivery/Indefinite Quantity (IDIQ) Multiple Award Task Order (MATO) contract with a base ordering period of 5 years and one 5-year option period, with a program ceiling of $22.3 billion.  The contract is being managed by VA's Technology Acquisition Center in Eatontown, New Jersey.


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