The DOI Foundation Cloud Hosting Services Contract (FCHS) includes:
The FCHS eight prime contractor logos below illustrate the depth of flexible contract options and capabilities based on your unique business needs. All of the FCHS Prime Contractors have relationships with the major Cloud Service Providers (CSPs) who have solutions that meet the Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program (FedRAMP) requirements. The FCHS prime contractors are awardees on the IDIQ where the CSPs are contracted to perform work as sub-contractors who specialize in cloud. Most commonly used cloud service providers include:
The contract scope includes seven technical service line areas and all associated agency internal data center and commercial cloud hosting services. Services include, but are not limited to, defining and architecting FedRAMP and Section 508 compliant cloud solutions that take full advantage of cloud computing benefits to maximize capacity utilization, improve IT flexibility and responsiveness, and minimize cost over time. Solutions include Software as a Service (SaaS), Platform as a Service (PaaS), Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) and hybrid solutions.
Although Technical Service Line Areas are defined in the base contracts, all on-premise and commercial production environment cloud hosting and ancillary services, including professional services (labor) are within the scope of the contracts. The Service Line Areas are: