GSA Awards BPA for Salesforce Integration and Support Services
WASHINGTON – Today GSA awarded six businesses a spot on the Salesforce Implementation, Integration, and Support Services (SIISS) Blanket Purchase Agreement (BPA). This multiple-award, government-wide BPA consolidates the government’s Salesforce technical development, operations and maintenance, and implementation strategy requirements into one procurement vehicle. Prior to award of this BPA, the government did not have access to a streamlined strategic-sourcing vehicle for Salesforce professional services, which led to many agencies awarding their own stand-alone contracts. This BPA provides an opportunity to improve business practices for the government by setting standards for Salesforce development, addressing contract duplication challenges and helping the government save money.
“The Salesforce BPA is a significant step forward in supporting FITARA, our customers, and improving acquisition efficiency and effectiveness in the Federal Government. This unique, first-of-its-kind, cross-agency initiative will reduce the number of duplicative contracts for these services and lower overall costs by leveraging the buying power of the government into a consolidated services vehicle,” — Tom Sharpe, FAS Commissioner
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