On November 28th, Onyx Point’s offer to the U.S. General Services Administration was accepted for final award under GSA IT Schedule 70 (GENERAL PURPOSE COMMERCIAL INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY EQUIPMENT, SOFTWARE, AND SERVICES). This contract, GS-35F-086GA, is a five-year agreement between Onyx Point, LLC. and the GSA to offer goods and services to government customers at a discounted rate from published commercial pricing. Our company President, Jay Stoner, notes “The award of our GSA contract marks a significant milestone for Onyx Point, as it allows us to better serve existing and future customers by offering our goods and services to the broader government community at a discounted rate. This award is the culmination of months of hard work by our employees and we are grateful for their efforts. We’re excited by this opportunity and look forward to working with the GSA. ”
Onyx Point, LLC. will offer the following software support services under this contract:
132 32 Term Software License – SUBJECT TO COOPERATIVE PURCHASING
Includes operating system software, application software, EDI translation and mapping software, enabled E-Mail message based products, Internet software, database management programs, and other software. Software maintenance as a product includes the publishing of bug/defect fixes via patches and updates/upgrades in function and technology to maintain the operability and usability of the software product. It may also include other no charge support that is included in the purchase price of the product in the commercial marketplace. No charge support includes items such as user blogs, discussion forums, on-line help libraries and FAQs (Frequently Asked Questions), hosted chat rooms, and limited telephone, email and/or web-based general technical support for users self diagnostics.
132 34 Maintenance of Software as a Service – SUBJECT TO COOPERATIVE PURCHASING
Software maintenance as a service creates, designs, implements, and/or integrates customized changes to software that solve one or more problems and is not included with the price of the software. Software maintenance as a service includes person-to-person communications regardless of the medium used to communicate: telephone support, on-line technical support, customized support, and/or technical expertise which are charged commercially. Software maintenance as a service is billed in arrears in accordance with 31 U.S.C. 3324.
What does this mean for our U.S. Government clients? When we are added to the GSA Advantage! online marketplace, you will be able to easily purchase our +SUPPORT subscription and remote or on-site consulting services at a discounted rate, available only to government customers. We are looking forward to an enduring and mutually beneficial relationship with the GSA to continue to provide quality goods and services to the U.S. Government.
For general questions, contact the IT Schedule 70 Hotline (855)482-4348. For guidance on an existing sale, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
At Onyx Point, our engineers focus on Security, System
Administration, Automation, Dataflow, and DevOps consulting for
government and commercial clients. We offer professional
services for Puppet, RedHat, SIMP, NiFi, GitLab, and the other
solutions in place that keep your systems running securely and
efficiently. We offer Open Source Software support and
Engineering and Consulting services through GSA IT Schedule 70.
As Open Source contributors and advocates, we encourage the use
of FOSS products in Government as part of an overarching IT
Efficiencies plan to reduce ongoing IT expenditures attributed
to software licensing. Our support and contributions to Open
Source, are just one of our many guiding principles
- Customer First.
- Security in All We Do.
- Pursue Innovation with Integrity.
- Communicate Openly and Respectfully.
- Offer Your Talents, and Appreciate the Talents of Others