Contract Vehicles

Streamlined contracts support a mix of public sector IT efforts and ensure efficient acquisition for our customers and partners.

Contract Vehicles via Industry Partners

TWD is teamed with industry partners to provide the following contract vehicles.

DHS FirstSource II

The Department of Homeland Security’s (DHS) FirstSource program is a multiple award indefinite delivery/indefinite quantity (ID/IQ) contract. TWD is a subcontractor to Govplace.

The DHS FirstSource contract enables DHS to purchase a full array of information technology commodity products (hardware and software) and associated services.

Technology products include:

Services include but are not limited to:

  • Configuration consulting and design
  • Systems integration
  • Installation of multi-vendor equipment
  • Customization of hardware and software
  • Training, maintenance, and end-user support

Contract Details:

DHS FirstSource II Contract Information
Contract Number: HSHQDC-13-D-00022
Contract Term:  January 8, 2013 – January 7, 2020; 5-year base and two one-year option periods


TWD is a subcontractor to Favor TechConsulting, LLC (FTC) for the Department of Homeland Security’s (DHS) Services for Enabling Agile Delivery (SEAD) Blanket Purchase Agreement (BPA). With a $300 Million ceiling, this 5-year BPA for Agile delivery support will enable DHS and its components to acquire hands-on coaching services in the design and use of modern Agile development techniques and best practices. This contract aligns with DHS Digital Strategy and supports the organization’s commitment to the unified adoption of sustainable Agile frameworks that deliver software and infrastructure capabilities in a consistent and reliable manner.

The SEAD BPA will allow deployment of Agile coaching professionals to provide hands-on mentorship, teaching, and technical expertise to build DHS programs’ mastery of Agile practices at the technical, process, and enterprise levels.

The scope of the BPA includes three levels of coaching to support Agile development efforts:

Enterprise – Provide organizational level assistance to support the adoption of Agile principles and practices, including change management.
Process – Assist teams in defining and adopting best Agile practices in development, requirements management, testing, and deployments, while being a primary contributor in the development of Agile policies, practices and processes.
Technical – Provide technical Agile coaching support to build team capability within DHS components for code development, automated testing and frameworks, test automation frameworks, production monitoring, and continuous delivery/integration in cloud based environments by guiding engineers on Agile technical best practices and emerging technology.

Contract Details:

Contract Number: 70SBUR18A00000005
Contract Period: July 1, 2018 – June 30, 2023

GSA Connections II

TWD is a subcontractor to AT&T for the GSA Connections II contract. The GSA Connections II contract is for the use of all federal agencies, authorized federal contractors, agency-sponsored universities and laboratories, and — as authorized by law or regulation — state, local, and tribal governments, and other organizations.

The Connections II acquisition encompasses a broad range of solution focus areas. The four solution types detailed in the table below are provided to demonstrate the core capabilities of this contract, without limiting its scope. Combinations of any or all of the four solution types are possible and encouraged when proposing a solution to a task order opportunity. Connections II solutions include the ability to provide labor-only services, equipment-only purchases, as well as total agency solutions.

Connections II Solution Types

Communications and Networking

Planning and construction of communications networks together with sensors, servers, and storage to support and optimize resource management and the distribution of information to empower decision-makers. Includes equipment to support information distribution in a variety of forms such as voice, video, and data and between humans and machines.

Building/Campus Facility Preparation

All site preparation to support telecommunications distribution systems such as cabling and wiring, power systems, associated support structures and services, and incidental construction.

Operations, Administration, and Management (OA&M)

The functions needed to manage a complex communications network such as maintaining the system configuration, including an inventory of equipment and assignment of network addresses; tracking performance data such as adherence to SLAs and network capacity monitoring; diagnosing and repairing faults and maintaining a help desk; collecting accounting information for billing; maintaining secure network operation; and coordination of all these functions.

Customer Service and Technical Support

Provide support on behalf of an agency such as help desk, Website, and electronic bulletin board construction and maintenance; back office support such as billing, planning, and financial support, etc.

Note: For all solution types, the contractor may:

  1. Provide labor or equipment or both
  2. Provide solutions and support for legacy facilities
  3. Provide solutions which are combinations of any or all of the above four solution types

Contract Details:

GSA Connections II Contract Information
Contract Number: GS00Q-12-N-SD0004
Contract Period: October 2011 – December 2020; 3-year, 3-month base and six 1-year option periods


Through its prime contractor, Verizon Business, TWD offers a comprehensive, solutions-oriented approach for meeting agency requirements under the Washington Interagency Telecommunications System 3 (WITS 3) contract.

TWD’s WITS 3 contract offerings include a full suite of voice solutions — from basic local and long distance service to VoIP, cable installation, satellite, teleconferencing and audio/visual services, technical support and much more. The WITS 3 contract was awarded in 2008 with a 4-year base contract period and 4 one-year options. It has a ceiling value of $1.8 billion over the 8-year contract term.

Our contract offerings are based on what WITS customers are buying today and include the following benefits:

  • Smooth Transition of Critical Infrastructure – No loss of service functionality or disruption of service during a transition from existing services to WITS 3
  • Full Service Solutions – TWD makes a broad array of fully managed end-to-end solutions available
  • Enable Convergence – The TWD WITS 3 service offerings allow for migration to a converged environment through access to emerging technologies with continuous refreshment

Contract Details:

GSA WITS 3 Contract Information
Contract Number: GS11T-08-B-JD6001
Contract Period: June 2016 – May 2020; 2-year base and 2 1-year option periods

GSA Alliant

TWD & Associates, Inc. (TWD) is a subcontractor to the Alliant Large Business Prime Contractor, Alliant Solutions LLC.

The Alliant Government-wide Acquisition Contract (Alliant GWAC) is a competitive, multiple award, indefinite delivery/indefinite quantity (ID/IQ) contract. The contract is designed to provide worldwide information technology (IT) solutions to federal agencies.

Contract Scope

The scope of the Alliant GWAC includes any and all components of an integrated IT solution, including all current and any new technologies which may emerge during the life cycle of the contract, and IT systems and services in support of National Security Systems, as defined in FAR 39.002. The contract provides IT solutions through performance of a broad range of services which may include the integration of various technologies critical to the services being acquired.

As the definition of IT changes over the life cycle of the Alliant contract, the scope will be considered to coincide with the current definition at any given time.

Contract Details:

Alliant GWAC Contract Information:
Contract Number: GS00Q-09-B-GD0009
Contract Period: May 2009 – April 2019), 5-year base and one 5-year option

Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA) ENCORE II

TWD is a subcontractor to American Systems, Inc. of Chantilly, VA for this contract.

The DISA ENCORE II indefinite delivery/indefinite quantity (ID/IQ) contract provides the Department of Defense (DoD) and other federal agencies with a convenient way to purchase the full range of IT solutions from IT engineering and integration to hardware/software procurements and IT operational support services.]

ENCORE II supports task orders (TO) to accomplish activities related to 20 IT areas:

  • TA1: Enterprise IT Policy/Planning
  • TA2: Integrated Solutions Management
  • TA3: Performance Benchmarking
  • TA4: Business Process Re-engineering
  • TA5: Requirements Analysis
  • TA6: Market Research
  • TA7: Information/Knowledge Engineering
  • TA8: Application Development
  • TA9: Product Integration
  • TA10: Test & Evaluation
  • TA11: Asset Management
  • TA12: Communications Engineering
  • TA13: Security Engineering (CA)
  • TA14: Telecommunications Support
  • TA15: Computer-Telephony Integration
  • TA16: Web Services
  • TA17: Operations Support
  • TA18: Hardware
  • TA19: Software
  • TA20: Managed Services

Contract Details:

DISA Encore II Contract Information:
Contract Number:
Contract Period: June 2008 – May 2018; 5-year base with five 1-year option periods.