The Alliant Government-Wide Acquisition Contract (Alliant GWAC) is an easy to use, flexible, multiple-award, Indefinite Delivery/Indefinite Quantity (ID/IQ) contract vehicle hosted by the U.S. General Services Administration (GSA) to provide information technology solutions to the Federal Government through the performance of a broad range of services.
The scope of the Alliant GWAC includes any and all components of an integrated Information Technology (IT) solution, including all current and any new technologies which may emerge during the life cycle of the Contract. The Contract provides IT solutions through performance of a broad range of services which may include the integration of various technologies critical to the services being acquired.
Task Areas & Capabilities
- Alliant is open for use to all Federal and Department of Defense Agencies Worldwide. GSA can assist agencies with their orders, or agency contracting officers with a delegation of procurement authority can order directly from the contract.
- Overall, Alliant is the most comprehensive and flexible contract vehicle.
- Alliant is a 10 year (five-year base period with one five-year option) and has been awarded to 59 companies.
- Alliant’s streamlined ordering procedures are based on ”best value” of the FAR 16.505 Fair Opportunity process.
- Alliant provides a choice of 80 labor categories
- Alliant has no dollar value limit on task orders up to contract ceiling limit of $50B
- Alliant is compliant with Section 863 of National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) 2009
- Alliant orders of $10M or less are not protestable (except for deviations from scope, period, or contract ceiling).
- Contract Access Fee (CAF) is 0.75% of total invoiced amount. It is capped every 12 months at $100K for Assisted Orders and $150K for Direct Orders.
- Since Alliant is aligned with FEA/DoDEA and conforms to OMB policy for IT investments it evolves as technology expands. This means that as the definition of IT changes over the life cycle of the Alliant Contract, the scope will be considered to coincide with the current definition of IT at any given time. This feature paves the way for long-term planning of large-scale programs and integrated solutions.
- Alliant maintains streamlined ordering procedures to facilitate short lead time acquisitions and cost savings and is ideal for requirements that support the American Recovery & Reinvestment Act
- Alliant awardees may subcontract to provide a total solution, small business subcontracting goals = 50% of subcontracted dollars