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Contract Overview

Buchanan & Edwards is a member of the Alliant Small Business Joint Venture. Alliant, GSA’s premier enterprise GWAC, provides flexible access to customized IT solutions from a large, diverse pool of industry partners. With a $50 billion program ceiling and a five-year base period with one five-year option, Alliant allows for long-term planning of large-scale program requirements.

In its first four years, 46 federal agencies have awarded over $13.2 billion on Alliant.

Alliant Features

Ceiling: $50 billion

Ordering period of performance: April 2009 to April 2014, with one five-year option from April 2014 to April 30, 2019* (Basic Contract expiration date).

*Task Order performance can be performed up to April 30, 2024, which is past the Basic Contract expiration date, only when (1) orders are issued before April 30, 2019; and (2) options are included at initial issuance of the Order. The FAR Clause 52.217–8 Option to Extend Services cannot be used to extend work past April 30, 2024. (Refer to Alliant Contract Section F.3)

Alignment with the Federal Enterprise Architecture (FEA) and Department of Defense Enterprise Architecture (DoDEA)

This provides a common framework and terminology for defining and understanding the components of an IT solution. Alignment with the FEA and DoDEA enables Alliant to evolve over time as technologies change without requiring a technical refresh. It also conforms to Office of Management and Budget (OMB) policy mandates for reporting on IT investments.

Low 0.75 percent contract access fee

GWACs share the same low fee with GSA Schedules.

Access to all types of task orders

Alliant features fixed-price, cost-reimbursement, labor-hour, and time-and-materials task order types, providing greater flexibility in procuring different types of IT products and services, and meeting your mission requirements.

http://www.gsa.gov/portal/content/104793


BE Alliant Small Business JV Contact Info

Foreign Affairs

Foreign Affairs
Phone: 703.535.5511 x 189
Fax: 703.997.5515
Email: foreign.affairs@buchanan-edwards.com

Law Enforcement

Law Enforcement
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Email: law.enforcement@buchanan-edwards.com

National Security/Defense

National Security and Defense
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Fax: 703.997.5515
Email: nsd@buchanan-edwards.com

General Inquiry

Contracts
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