Rather than create multiple contract vehicles for IT services and tools, the FBI is looking at building a single $5 billion contract to cover all the bureau’s IT needs.
The bureau released an anticipated request for information Wednesday giving industry a few more details on its planned agencywide IT services contract being dubbed Information Technology Supplies and Support Services, also known as ITSSS or IT Triple-S.
The RFI sets the anticipated ceiling for the contract—estimated at $5 billion—and period of performance—one-year base period with nine additional one-year options—though both are subject to change as the contracting office collects more information.
FBI contracting officers at one point had been considering splitting the contract vehicle into multiple parts to focus on specific services like cloud and cybersecurity. Instead, “The Information Technology Acquisitions Unit is contemplating creating an all-encompassing IT services IDIQ based on category management to meet the needs and missions of our customers,” the RFI states.
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