Chief Information Officer–Commodity Solutions (CIO-CS)


Contract Summary

Connection® Public Sector Solutions has been awarded the Chief Information Officer–Commodity Solutions (CIO-CS) Government-Wide Acquisitions Contract (GWAC) by the National Institutes of Health Information Technology Acquisition and Assessment Center (NITAAC). CIO-CS is a $20 billion, 10-year contract (GWAC) for IT solutions that can be used by any federal civilian or DoD agency to fulfill mission critical requirements while meeting their socioeconomic goals. This contract covers everything ITSM including services such as deployment and installation, maintenance and training, engineering studies, enterprise licenses and extended warranties, cloud, mobility, collaboration tools, web and video-conferencing, cybersecurity, virtualization, and health and biomedical IT.
With Connection® Public Sector Solutions on your side, you’ll have access to more than 300,000 computer systems and peripheral products from hundreds of manufacturers, as well as to Connection’s solutions services.

We specialize in fulfilling the unique IT needs of educational institutions from design to deployment. Our extensive experience managing contracts provides the expertise and knowledge to adequately address the various needs facing IT procurement professionals. Customer requirements are fulfilled efficiently through a variety of purchasing mechanisms that result in accurate billing and shipment support documentation.
  • Easy-to-use, secure Web-based e-GOS system for automated delivery order competition, management, awardee selection, and notification
  • No special "Delegation of Procurement Authority" required
  • Customer Support Center provides 1-hour response to any contractual, technical or procedural question
  • Free training on GWACs, FAR 16.505, e-GOS and more; certification for 2 CLPs awarded
  • No Economy Act Determination required
  • Streamlined ordering and procedures under FAR
  • Subpart 16.505 saves time, money, and resources
  • Delivery orders placed directly by agency with end-to-end management by procuring CO

How to Order:

CIO-CS orders must be placed in accordance with the requirements of fair opportunity as defined in FAR 15.505. In addition, Ordering Contracting Officers (OCOs) should follow their respective Agency policies and procedures for issuing orders under a GWAC.
Ordering Process

Contract Information

Program Manager:
Ray McIlwain
CIO-CS Program Manager
Phone #1: 240.234.0996 - Mobile
Phone #2: 1.800.800.0019 x78276 - Connection Main Line
Phone #3: 301.610.0760 - Direct Line

Always identify yourself as an NITACC member when requesting a quote or placing an order and reference Contract Number HHSN316201500015W
Terms and Conditions:
Contact the dedicated Connection NITAAC Sales Team.

Contract Duration:
May 1, 2015—April 30, 2025