“The General Services Administration (GSA) plans to launch a cloud marketplace to serve as a comprehensive framework and one-stop shop for federal agencies seeking cloud solutions, according to Laura Stanton, assistant commissioner for the Office of Information Technology Category in GSA’s Federal Acquisition Service.
The GSA official told FCW the marketplace would feature both post-award contract management tools and professional IT services, along with a ‘foundational set of requirements’ to ensure cloud solutions comply with a baseline set of security requirements and FedRAMP guidance…”
“A request for information is scheduled for release in the coming weeks, the GSA official noted, adding that input from industry stakeholders ‘helps us understand how we need to make decisions.’
GSA’s Federal Acquisition Service (FAS) launched multiple initiatives focusing on automation opportunities and improving the customer experience. These include a set of acquisition modernization goals around catalog management, data and automation…” Read the full article here.
Source: GSA plans one-stop shop cloud marketplace – By Chris Riotta, September 20, 2021. FCW.