May 31, 2012 – Reston — Govplace, a leading Solution Provider for the public sector, announced today that it is on a winning team of the CIO-SP 3 Government-Wide Acquisition Contract (GWAC). The contract was awarded to Hygeia Solutions Partners (Hygeia), a joint venture of four healthcare and IT services firms, which includes Govplace. The contract, which is managed by the National Institute of Health IT Acquisition and Assessment Center (NITAAC), provides a vehicle for federal agencies and state and local governments to easily procure services and solutions in ten task areas including IT services for biomedical research and healthcare, CIO support, imaging, outsourcing, IT operations and maintenance, integration services, critical infrastructure protection & information assurance, digital government, enterprise management systems, and software development.
According to Govplace CEO Adam Robinson, “We are pleased to be a part of the Hygeia Solutions Partners JV and the important work we will perform for our federal customers under the CIO-SP 3 GWAC. As a prime contract holder on NITAAC GWACs including ECS III and CIO-SP 3, we understand the complex missions of federal health IT organizations, and the broader federal IT community. We look forward to bringing Govplace’s performance based, mission oriented approach to even more customers through the CIO-SP 3 GWAC.”
Hygeia is a joint venture company dedicated to supporting the CIO-SP 3 contract. Through the member companies, Hygeia provides clients with industry best-practice frameworks in management, quality, and delivery to include CMMI Level 3 certified processes; ISO 9001:2008 certified quality management systems; ITIL operations management methodology; Agile development methodology, and project management best practices as defined by PMI’s Project Management Body of Knowledge. The Hygeia Solutions Partners team includes Govplace, IntelliDyne, ERT, and Ariadne Genomics. Together they are uniquely positioned to respond to technology and biomedical research requirements for government agencies in healthcare.
Agencies can begin issuing task orders on June 1, 2012. The CIO-SP 3 GWAC has a period of performance of 10 years and a ceiling of $20 billion.
Govplace designs, deploys, and manages enterprise IT solutions for the public sector. Govplace leverages technical expertise, public sector experience, government contracts, project methodology and a performance-based contracting model to deliver effective IT solutions for government and education. With a core expertise in data center efficiency, Govplace delivers solutions that optimize data center performance, utilization and manageability while reducing operating and infrastructure costs. Govplace also provides solutions in mobility, agile application development and cloud computing.