BT today announced the U.S. General Services Administration (GSA) selected BT Federal as one of the companies to be eligible to propose to provide services under the Enterprise Infrastructure Solutions (EIS) contract. Under the EIS contract, U.S. Federal Government agencies can tender for a broad array of national and international telecommunications network and information technology (IT) services.
The EIS contract is a comprehensive solutions-based vehicle designed to address all aspects of the U.S. Federal Government information technology (IT) telecommunications and infrastructure requirements. The fifteen year contract includes a five-year base term with two five-year optional extensions and is valued at as much as $50 billion if all extension options are exercised. This contract authorizes BT Federal to compete for mandatory and optional services from individual U.S. Government agencies. The EIS program is the largest Federal communications contracts in history.
Tony Wellen, COO of BT Federal said: “We are extremely proud to have been named a qualified bidder under the EIS contract and look forward to expanding our relationship with the GSA and the Federal agencies they serve. BT Federal is fully prepared to assist in enabling a swift and seamless transition to the next generation of telecommunications services within the Federal Government sector.”
The EIS contract includes collaboration services, such as Voice over IP, audio conferencing, web conferencing, MPLS, internet access and Ethernet services; managed network services, fibre-optic services; cloud and contact centre services; cybersecurity services and products and services for Continuity of Operations Planning (COOP) for Federal agencies. EIS provides transformational solutions for Federal customers seeking to transition to the GSA program in the foreseeable future.
Leveraging BT’s extensive global network, comprehensive portfolio of services and industry expertise, BT Federal provides U.S. agencies with innovative solutions to support strategic digital transformation initiatives across the U.S. Government. Those solutions integrate a wide variety of advanced network technologies, customer premises equipment and professional services, including network engineering, analysis, design, testing and maintenance.