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VIVA Federal Contract Vehicles / IDIQ Contracts

VIVA USA Inc. is a small, SDB, and 8(a) business through 06/11/2012 and the contracting agency will receive SDB and 8(a) credit.

GSA IT schedule 70 Contract Number and Contact Information

  • Contract Number: GS35F0337U
  • Contract Manager: Ilango Radhakrishnan, (847) 368-0860 x 223, fedteam@viva-it.com
  • Period of Performance: 04/02/2008 to 04/02/2013
  • Eligibility: Any federal government agency that is authorized to utilize GSA schedules
  • Program Description: Multiple IT Services

VIVA USA Inc. has been awarded the GSA 8(a) STARS II in the following constellation/functional areas

Constellation Functional Areas
Constellation I FA1 (NAICS Code: 541511) FA2 (NAICS Code: 541512)
Constellation II FA1 (NAICS Code: 541511) FA2 (NAICS Code: 541512)

GSA 8(a) STARS II (GWAC) Contract Number and Contact Information

  • Contract Number: GS–06F–0964Z
  • Contract Manager: Ilango Radhakrishnan, (847) 368-0860 x 223, stars-ii@viva-it.com
  • Period of Performance: 08/2011 to 08/2016
  • Program Ceiling: $10 Billion

Under GSA 8(a) STARS II contract, VIVA USA Inc is eligible to bid and get contracts with the following NAICS codes: 541511 and 541512 on both Constellation I and II.

GSA 8(a) STARS II Program Overview

8(a) STARS II is a multiple-award, indefinite delivery/indefinite quantity (IDIQ) contract engineered to provide cutting-edge technology solutions from award-winning 8(a) small businesses to federal agencies. Using 8(a) STARS II will enable you to access 8(a) firms through an established contract vehicle instead of traditional, open market methods – saving time and taxpayer money.

The 8(a) STARS II GWAC is structured with two tiers, known as constellations. Constellation I include prime contractors who are technically proficient and offer competitive pricing. Constellation II prime contractors provide the same strengths as Constellation I, plus the added benefit of either a Capability Maturity Model Integration (CMMI) Level II+ Services or Development credential, or an ISO 9001:2000 or 9001:2008 credential. Features are as follows:

Why CMMI?

CMMI provides guidance for efficient, effective improvement across multiple process disciplines in a federal agency. It benefits the federal agency by providing a common, integrated vision of improvement. The ultimate benefit is improved performance that includes

  • Decreased Project Cost
  • Improved On-Time Delivery
  • Improved Productivity
  • Improved Quality
  • Improved Customer Satisfaction
  • Impressive Return on Investment

GSA 8(a) STARS II Features

  • Five-year base with one five-year option
  • Contract types: fixed price, labor hour, and time and material terms
  • Low access Fee: 0.75%
  • Small Business Set-Aside Contract Vehicle
  • Directed task orders up to $4M with no competition
  • Set-Aside for 8(a) competition with no dollar limit
  • Access to exceptionally qualified 8(a) small business industry partners
  • Pre-competed, easy-to-use contract with streamlined ordering procedures based on FAR 16.505
  • No protests on orders under $10M
  • Enables federal clients to earn 8(a) small business credit

For more details, please contact GSA 8(a) STARS II GWAC Center at s2@gsa.gov and also visit

Electronic FAA Accelerated and Simplified Tasks (eFAST) contract

VIVA USA Inc. has been awarded the FAA eFAST Contract in the functional areas – Computer Systems Development (CSD) and Computer Systems Support (CSS). This Contract enables VIVA USA Inc to provide CSD and CSS services to FAA.

FAA eFAST Contract and Contact Information

  • Contract Manager: Ilango Radhakrishnan, (847) 368-0860 x 223, fedteam@viva-it.com
  • Period of Performance: 08/2011 to 08/2016

eFAST Contract highlights:

  • FAA’s preferred acquisition vehicle
  • Satisfies Small Business requirements
  • Multiple contract types with performance-based solutions available
  • Streamlined procurement lead times
  • One-stop shopping: Full Service Procurement Services
  • Adherence to acquisition excellence
  • Access to trusted and reliable small business industry partners
  • Dedication to customer support and satisfaction
  • Proven performance track record
  • Low fee-for-service: 3 percent

Internal Revenue Service (IRS) TIPSS-4 Contract

VIVA USA Inc. is part of the Avaya Government Solutions team that has been awarded the IRS TIPSS-4 contract.

TIPSS-4 Information Technology Services (ITS) is a multiple award, Indefinite-Delivery/Indefinite-Quantity (IDIQ) contract, with specific support service requirements defined at the task order level. TIPSS-4 ITS vehicle consists of large and small businesses vendors that are eligible to compete for IT requirements. The period of performance is a one-year base contract and nine one-year option periods.

IRS TIPSS-4 Contract and Contact Information

  • Contract Manager: Ilango Radhakrishnan, (847) 368-0860 x 223, fedteam@viva-it.com
  • Period of Performance: 2011 to 2021

Scope

(ITS) Principal Task Area

The ITS principal task area shall provide contractor support for design, development, deployment, operations and maintenance of IRS IT Systems; all aspects of systems security such as conducting risk analyses, development of recommendations and implementations, plans for new procedures and changes to existing systems, project management skills and tools for managing, tracking, reporting, transitioning large-scale systems; and for maintaining configuration management controls. The work shall include, but is not limited to the following:

Information Technology (IT) Development

  • Analysis and Design
  • Applications Development
  • Systems Engineering
  • Certification and Accreditation
  • Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL)
  • Software Development
  • System Integration
  • Test and Evaluation
  • Training (Knowledge Transfer)

Operations and Maintenance

  • Software/Hardware Maintenance and/or Licensing
  • Help desk support
  • Training (Knowledge Transfer)
  • Database Administration

Cybersecurity (CS)

  • Computer Security Awareness and Training
  • Computer Security Incident Response
  • Computer Security Planning
  • Crypto Systems
  • Digital Signatures
  • Disaster Recovery, Continuity of Operations, and Contingency Planning
  • Hot-site and Cold-site Support Services including Hardware and Software
  • Independent Verification and Validation
  • Mainframe Automated Information Security Support
  • Public Key Infrastructure (PKI)
  • Quantitative Risk Analysis of Large Sensitive Systems
  • Security Certification and Accreditation
  • Security for Small Systems, Telecommunications, and Client Service
  • Systems Vulnerability Analysis/Assessment and Risk Assessment
  • Training (Knowledge Transfer)

Program Management Support

  • Communications and Change Management
  • Performance Work Statement (PWS) & Statement of Objective (SOO) writing
  • Earned Value Management Support
  • Case Studies
  • Business Process Re-engineering
  • Customer Relationship Management
  • Data Management
  • Technology Evaluation
  • Knowledge Management Support
  • Service Oriented Architecture Support
  • Enterprise Life Cycle (ELC) Management
  • Training (Knowledge Transfer)

eFAST Contract highlights

  • FAA’s preferred acquisition vehicle
  • Satisfies Small Business requirements
  • Multiple contract types with performance-based solutions available
  • Streamlined procurement lead times
  • One-stop shopping: Full Service Procurement Services
  • Adherence to acquisition excellence
  • Access to trusted and reliable small business industry partners
  • Dedication to customer support and satisfaction
  • Proven performance track record
  • Low fee-for-service: 3 percent

Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) Data Management (DM) IDIQ contract

VIVA USA Inc. has been awarded the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services Data Management IDIQ contract. The contract value is $350 Million. The contract period is from 2011 to 2016. The CMS DM IDIQ contract enables VIVA USA Inc to provide data management services to CMS. The data management services include:

  • Data Administration
  • Database Administration
  • Middleware and Message Queuing Administration
  • Business Intelligence (BI) and Extract-Transformation-Load (ETL) Tool Administration and Production Support
  • Data and Information Products Production Support
  • BI Tool, Data and Information Products, and BI-Related ETL Build and Deploy Services
  • Training/User Support
  • EDG Legacy Application and Database Maintenance Services
  • IDR ETL Development, View Development and Database Administration

CMS DM IDIQ Contract & Contact Information

  • Contract Manager: Ilango Radhakrishnan, (847) 368-0860 x 223, fedteam@viva-it.com
  • Period of Performance: 05/2011 to 05/2016