PURPOSE: SBEAS is the replacement IDIQ for Application Solutions Small Business currently in use via NETCENTS2 IDIQ. The purpose of this Indefinite Delivery/Indefinite Quantity (IDIQ) Contract is to provide a vehicle for customers to access a wide range of Information Technology (IT) Network Centric services and solutions that support the IT lifecycle. While the SBEAS contract is mandatory use for the Air Force, this contract vehicle may be used by all other agencies that support an Air Force requirement.
The scope of this IDIQ includes the comprehensive suite of IT services and IT solutions to support IT systems and software development in a variety of environments and infrastructures. Additional IT services include, but are not limited to documentation operations, deployment, cybersecurity, configuration management, training, commercial off-the-shelf (COTS) product management and utilization, technology refresh, data and information services, information display services and business analysis for IT programs.
For detailed status on the SBEAS acquisition (See FBO)
For more information contact:AFPEO BES/HICI Contract/Program AssistanceNetwork-Centric Solutions (NETCENTS)CENTRALIZED CUSTOMER SERVICE LINEAFPEO BES/HICInetcents@us.af.mil (DSN) 596-5070, Opt 1, (Comm) 334-416-5070, Opt 1
SBEAS UPDATE: 24 April 2019
The anticipated award date remains fourth quarter of fiscal year 2019. Award Date: Evaluations are nearly complete.
Protests: To date, there have been a total of 28 protests filed with GAO, which include offerors removed from the competition for being non-compliant and offerors whose proposal was found to be unawardable after the Government's evaluation. Below is the direct link to the public GAO website where offerors can put in the solicitation number and see the protest activities. Offeror’s are encouraged to read the published decisions as well as the bid protest guide to understand the many reasons GAO dismisses protests. For the protests that have been denied, GAO has found the evaluations to be reasonable and conducted in accordance with the solicitation. .gao.gov
Award Notifications: The Government is continuing to notify offerors in accordance with the FAR and the SBEAS solicitation. The Government would also like to reiterate there will be no discussions held. Additionally, the Government does not plan to seek clarifications. The ITO clearly states at paragraph 1.0 (b) "All the requirements specified in the solicitation are mandatory. . . . As defined by Satellite Servs., Inc., B-295866, B-295866.2, Apr. 20, 2005, 2005 CPD ¶ 84 at 2 n.2, "[c]larifications are 'limited exchanges' that agencies may use to allow offerors to clarify certain aspects of their proposals or to resolve minor or clerical mistakes. FAR § 15.306(a)." While the Government has the right to seek clarifications, the Government is not required to seek clarifications.