IT Service Contracts
GSA-SBA.com Assistance Specialty
Small business Information Technology (IT) consulting is one of the most popular industries in the country. With all forms of business becoming more reliant on Information technology, the market for IT consulting and products provides many opportunities for the savvy small business owner. Many government contracts for consulting work are available.
GSA Schedule 70 ContractsGSA Schedule 70 Contracting is a GSA-SBA specialty. All government contracts for Information Technology are awarded under this area. More than 50% of our GSA contract awards are under the GSA Schedule 70 contract area. More than 50% of our GSA contracts are under the GSA Schedule 70 contract area. GSA Schedule 70 is an area of where the US government spends billions of dollars per year. If your company provides IT products or services you may be missing a great opportunity to expand your market. Government IT contracting in an opportunity that can potentially expand your business through sales to the US government.
GSA Schedule 70GSA Schedule 70 contracts include all types of US Government contracts from IT products and Professional Services to Software Sales and IT Classroom Training. The main areas of GSA IT contracting are:
- 132-3 Leasing of Products
- 132-4 Daily/Short Term Rental
- 132-8 Purchase of Equipment
- 132-12 Equipment Maintenance
- 132-32 Term Software License
- 132-33 Perpetual Software License
- 132-34 Software Maintenance
- 132-40 Cloud Services
- 132-50 Classroom Training
- 132-51 Information Technology Services
- 132-52 Electronic Commerce Services
- 132-53 Wireless Services
- 132-60 Authentication Products and Services
- 132-61 Public Key Infrastructure (PKI) Shared Services Provider (SSP) Program
- 132-62 HSPD-12 Product and Services Components
Government contracting for small business IT consulting is at an all-time high. The government currently works with more than 4,500 IT companies to serve its many computing needs. Most contracts for small business IT consulting for the government are handled by the General Services Administration (GSA). In addition, there are contracting preferences given to small businesses that are woman-owned, veteran-owned, disabled veteran-owned or minority-owned.
Applying for GSA contracts (or Schedules) is an involving process, requiring both sharp attention to detail and extensive knowledge of governmental procedures. GSA opportunities are often ignored by small IT companies that simply don't have the time and expertise to create a complex proposal. Many small business owners think their companies are out of the running when it comes to securing government work, yet the government is actually very reliant on small businesses.
GSA IT Schedule 70 Contracts
GSA IT Schedule 70 is the area of government that contracts for IT services. Standard IT professional services government contracting agreements start at $25,000, and go all the way up to half a million dollars. The five-year vendor approval or GSA awards given out by the government to IT companies can be renewed up to three times once the original contract has been completed.
Green Leaf Corporation has helped many IT companies successfully apply for GSA IT Schedule 70 contracts. We will do what it takes to get your application completed quickly and accurately. We hold comprehensive phone and e-mail conferences with each of our clients, and we will even fly out to your site for a face-to-face session if necessary. Once we have conducted interviews with you, we can take care of all the necessary forms that are needed to complete your submittal to the GSA, which can save you an immense amount of time. Most GSA IT Schedules require six months between the time the application is submitted and GSA approval. The sooner your accurate and complete GSA application gets in, the sooner your qualified vendor approval will be granted.
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