US-Department of Veterans Affairs’ Office of Information & Technology Selects Avaya Government S
29-Aug-2011 Release:25 Aug 2011
FAIRFAX, VA – Avaya Government Solutions, a wholly owned subsidiary of Avaya, today announced that it has been awarded a blanket purchase agreement (BPA) for support services by the Department of Veterans Affairs’ (VA) Office of Information & Technology (OI&T). These services will support the VA’s 16 major initiatives across its 11 key IT offices and will include the Department of Defense (DoD) / VA Interagency Program Office.
Task orders under this BPA will provide management, oversight, and business and technical services to the VA in support of its 16 initiatives to transform the agency for the 21st century. These priorities include eliminating veteran homelessness, streamlining veteran disability claims and establishing a Virtual Lifetime Electronic Record for veterans.
Avaya Government Solutions has partnered with service-disabled veteran-owned small businesses including OBXtek, HCI Integrated Solutions and CLMS llc to support this bid. It was one of three companies selected by the VA for the two-year BPA.
“The ambitious initiatives outlined by the VA will provide better benefits and services to the men and women who have served our country. Avaya Government Solutions is proud to have been selected by the VA to participate in the support services BPA.”
— Steve Derr, vice president of sales, Avaya Government Solutions.