“The General Services Administration detailed its process for closing off the use of legacy telecommunications contracts as part of the push to move agencies to the $50 billion, 15-year Enterprise Infrastructure Solutions (EIS) contract.”
“The agency released its Project Plan for Closeout of Transition to EIS, the blueprint the agency is using to move federal agencies over from its legacy Networx and WITS 3 telecommunications contract in the latest June 17 EIS bulletin.”
“GSA officials have been saying the agency will limit the use of legacy telecommunications contracts as the deadline to transition to EIS looms in September 2022 and the legacy contracts expire in 2023.”
“New guidance provides granular details on the two-pronged approach GSA is taking.”
“Broadly, the plan will both limit the use of Networx, WITS 3 and local service agreements to agencies making transition progress, as well as choke off processing new orders and modifications for those contracts at the start of fiscal year 2021…” Read the full article here.
Source: GSA details Networx sunset – By Mark Rockwell, June 18, 2020. FCW.