Hardware and Infrastructure Overview
GSA provides several vehicles to obtain hardware and infrastructure. These vehicles are broken out into three different categories, which include Governmentwide Acquisition Contracts (GWACs), Technology Contracts and GSA Schedule 70, and are listed below:Governmentwide Acquisition Contracts (GWACs)
Task order or delivery order contracts for Information Technology (IT) established by one agency for governmentwide use. Each GWAC is operated by an executive agent designated by the Office of Management and Budget (OMB). To use GWACs, agencies must obtain a delegation of authority from the GWAC Program Office. Listed below are the GWACs that represent hardware and infrastructure:
Technology Contracts cover the whole spectrum of IT solutions, from network services and information assurance to telecommunications and purchase of hardware and software. Listed below are the technology contracts that represent hardware and infrastructure:
IT Schedule 70 is great for large and small purchases by organizations that are self-sufficient in technical and contracting expertise. GSA offers pre-qualified resources to meet federal, state and local government agency needs. GSA has more than 5,000 contracts in place under Schedule 70 for IT and telecommunications products and services.
Last Reviewed 7/30/2008