Ignite Named Awardee for $5B IT Services Contract

Huntsville-based contractor one of only two companies from Alabama to be awarded VETS 2 GWAC

Huntsville, Ala., Oct. 31, 2017 – The General Services AdministrationVETS2 Logo_VETS2 Option1 (GSA) has awarded Ignite Fueling Innovation (Ignite) the Veterans Technology Services (VETS 2) Governmentwide Acquisition Contract. VETS2 GWAC is a multiple-award, indefinite delivery, indefinite quantity (IDIQ) contract to provide customized information technology services and service-based solutions.

The contract holds a $5 billion ceiling and was awarded on October 26, 2017 to 70 Service-Disabled, Veteran-Owned Small Businesses (SDVOSB). Ignite is one of only two companies to be awarded the VETS 2 contract in the state of Alabama.

Through this vehicle, Ignite will compete for task orders in areas such as data management, IT security, software development, information and communications technology, IT operations and maintenance, systems design, and new and emerging technologies.

“This award further signifies the growing strength of our team’s capabilities.  As Ignite continues to grow, our customers have the ability to reach our services through a streamlined contract vehicle ready to deliver proven results quickly and efficiently,” said Clayton Hinchman, Chief Marketing Officer for Ignite.

VETS 2 was named a Best in Class contract for information technology services by the Office of Management and Budget. This title designates the contract as a preferred government-wide solution. VETS 2 allows GSA to continue supporting the SDVOSB Procurement Program, while helping federal agencies achieve their socio-economic goals and objectives.

Jason Shelton, CEO of Ignite stated, “I could not be prouder of the effort our team has committed to this win.  This award in concert with a growing and diverse IT capability represents a significant catalyst for growth for the employee owners of Ignite.”