Due date for FirstSource proposals moves back
- By Ethan Butterfield
- Dec 23, 2005
The Homeland Security Department has pushed back the due date for proposals for its FirstSource contract to Jan. 23. Proposals had been due Jan. 10.
DHS released the request for proposals Nov. 18.
FirstSource, a five-year, $3 billion, small-businesses-only contracting vehicle, will furnish DHS with a range of interoperable IT equipment and software. Companies with a maximum of 150 employees are allowed to bid as primes on FirstSource.
FirstSource and its companion contracting vehicle, Enterprise Acquisition Gateway for Leading Edge Solutions, will help DHS establish a common IT architecture departmentwide.