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GSA Extends Bid Submission Deadline for E-Marketplace Solicitation; Laura Stanton Quoted

The General Services Administration moved to extend for another two weeks the deadline for responses to its solicitation for e-commerce platforms after it received more than 70 questions from industry regarding the request for proposals, Federal News Network reported Monday.

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Report: GSA On Track to Publish Consolidated Schedule on Oct. 1

A spokesperson for the General Services Administration said GSA is on track to issue a solicitation for the consolidated schedule on the first day of fiscal year 2020, FCW reported Tuesday. GSA announced its plans to merge 24 contract schedules into a single government-wide vehicle to simplify the procurement process for agencies in November 2018.

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GSA Official Offers Updates on EIS Telecom Contract Transition

Allen Hill, a General Services Administration official, said 54 solicitations have been subjected to public review and four awards have been made under the potential 15-year, $50B Enterprise Infrastructure Solutions contract for telecommunications and information technology services, Nextgov reported Wednesday

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Federal Interim Rule Prohibits Gov’t Procurement of Chinese Telecom Equipment

A council of officials from the General Services Administration, NASA and the Department of Defense published an interim rule that would prohibit federal agencies from buying telecommunications and video surveillance systems and services from Huawei and four other Chinese telecom companies, Nextgov reported Tuesday.

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DoD Eyes JEDI Cloud Contract Award in August Amid Bidding Process Concerns

The Department of Defense plans to award the potential $10 billion Joint Enterprise Defense Infrastructure cloud procurement contract, which faces a court challenge and is under scrutiny by lawmakers over the bidding process, by the end of August, The Wall Street Journal reported SundayMicrosoft and Amazon Web Services are the final two contenders for the JEDI contract, which has drawn complaints from IBM and Oracle.

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GSA Eyes Civilian Version of DEOS Cloud Contract; Alan Thomas Quoted

The General Services Administration plans to develop a civilian counterpart of the potential $8 billion Defense Enterprise Office Solutions cloud contract, FCW reported Tuesday. Alan Thomas, commissioner of GSA's Federal Acquisition Service, said the proposed Civilian Enterprise Office Solution contract is in the early phase of development and “won't be a carbon copy of DEOS.”

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Report: Air Force Eyes March 29 Release of Final Launch Service Procurement Solicitation

An Air Force official said service leaders and Ellen Lord, defense undersecretary for acquisition and sustainment and a 2019 Wash100 Award winner, are scheduled to meet on Thursday to discuss the details of the final request for proposals for the Launch Service Procurement program, SpaceNews reported Saturday. The report said the service issued draft RFPs in December and February with plans to release the final solicitation on Friday, March 29, for the LSP program.

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DHS’ Sorrea Correa Notifies Industry on Submission of Responses to RFIs, RFPs Amid Funding Lapse

Soraya Correa, chief procurement officer at the Department of Homeland Security, has released a notice to guide the industry on the submission of responses to requests for information and solicitations issued on or before Dec. 21. According to a FedBizOpps notice published Thursday, the document does not cover the procurement and contracting actions of the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services, Federal Emergency Management Agency and Federal Protective Services.

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IRS Shifts Tech Solicitation Approach

The Internal Revenue Service has revamped its approach to identify, test, procure and deploy technology platforms that can support tax collection and management functions.

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