FBO (Federal Business Opportunities) moving to beta.SAM.gov

In case you haven't already noticed, FedBizOpps (FBO) is moving to beta.SAM.gov starting November 8, 2019. Currently the General Services Administration (GSA) manages federal acquisition and awards processes in 10 online websites, in an effort to streamline the acquisition process, they are being merged into one. As part of ongoing efforts to enhance security and to move to single sign…

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The Federal Supply Schedule (FSS)

The Federal Supply Schedule (FSS) program is a simplified process that closely mirrors commercial buying practices by using the buying power of the government to obtain volume discounts on more than 11,000,000 commonly used supplies and services from more than 17,000 seller’s (or contractors).  More than $42 billion worth of commercially-available supplies and services is purchased through the program each…

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DoD Seeking Industry Feedback on Cloud Computing

The Department of Defense (DoD) released a press release indicating a serious interest in cloud computing. It was announced today that the General Services Administration’s (GSA) Federal Acquisition Service issued a request for information to industry for a Department of Defense-wide cloud computing initiative. With cloud computing, networks and data centers would be consolidated and remote servers would store, manage…

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