U.S. General Services Administration. Federal Acquisition Service. C ONNECTIONS II – Federal Telecommunications Infrastructure Solutions in Buildings and Campuses. Debbie Clark Connections Program Manager www.gsa.gov/connectionsii 703-306-6546. HOW C ONNECTIONS II MEETS REQUIREMENTS.
U.S. General Services Administration. Federal Acquisition Service.CONNECTIONS II – Federal Telecommunications Infrastructure Solutions in Buildings and Campuses
Connections Program Manager
CNX II provides enterprise-wide integration capability from EXPERIENCED telecom vendors
CNX II’s geographic scope is GLOBAL
Equipment provided under the contract can meet Supply Chain Risk Management practices
Sustainability (incorporated Green) Requirements
Davis-Bacon & Service Contracting Act language incorporated
Task Order Flexibility – ability of vendors to propose “unpriced items” in task orders – reduces/eliminates base contract modifications
CNX II is complementary to Networx
Task Orders can be fixed price or T&M
Access to Secret, Top Secret & TS/SCI cleared personnel
Customer choice of Direct Order or using GSA Assisted Acquisition
Network Services Contract Portfolio
CNX II Solution Development and Integration Capability
Resources Within CNX II Contract (Equipment and Labor)
Other GSA Contracts(i.e., SATCOM II, Regional Contracts)
Source: GSA FAS Blueprint Survey
General Services Administration
Social Security Administration
Federal Trade Commission
Health and Human Services
Warranted contracting officers must fill out this form to request a Delegation of Procurement Authority (DPA) for Connections II. It takes approximately five minutes to fill out.
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Intended to ensure that required performance quality measures are achieved and that total payment is related to the degree that services performed meet contract Standards.
Note: Refer to Section 37.6 of the FAR for a more detailed description of Performance Based Contracting.
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