CMS Virtual Data Center Prime (VDCP)

On May 6, 2021, Peraton completed its previously announced acquisition of Perspecta. The legal contracting party that holds this contract, remains unchanged as a result of the transaction.

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) Virtual Data Center Prime (VDCP) is a multiple award, indefinite delivery/indefinite quantity (IDIQ) task order contract that includes all necessary aspects of planning, implementing, transitioning, operating and maintaining CMS’ applications and all related hardware and software within the VDCP environment with the goal of continuously improving CMS’ IT infrastructure services performance.

Contract Holder

Perspecta Enterprise Solutions LLC

Contract Type

Multiple Award, Indefinite Delivery/Indefinite Quantity (MA-IDIQ)


Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services

Scope of Contract

  • Application Hosting Services for applications requiring Z/OS, LINUX, UNIX and Windows computing capabilities and for applications requiring mainframe computing capabilities
  • Cloud Computing Services for secure Cloud-based Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) and scalable Cloud based Platform as a Service (PaaS) that can dynamically scale to support application hosting for CMS business operations
  • Resource-based Enterprise Services for engineering and program management staff to support CMS-specific activities as it relates to data center operations and governance
  • Telecommunications and Networking Services for engineering, implementation an administration of phone systems and data communications, networks to support audio, video and data across local and wide area networks
  • Disaster Recovery Services for supporting high availability and backup/recovery for the Production Systems
  • Enterprise Security Services, for implementing, monitoring and reporting of security protocol across the full spectrum of services provided by the VDCP Contractor
  • Infrastructure Systems Software Development Services for developing customized software applications, database applications and other solutions not available in off-the-shelf modular software applications
  • Seat Management Services consisting of hardware, software and support services for CMS employee desktop, remote computing, executive support services and all other forms of user based services
  • Fee for Service Claims Processing Service for Part A, Part B, DME, VA and RHHI claims processing
  • Large Scale Data Access and Dissemination Services for making data available in a wide range of formats enabling ease of access and use for internal and external users to promote ongoing transparency and innovation through timely and secure access to information

Contract Types Supported

Cost-plus-fixed-fee (CPFF), cost-plus-award-fee (CPAF), firm-fixed-price (FFP), fixed price award fee (FPAF), time and materials (T&M) and labor hour (LH)

Min/Max Over Contract Life

Min: $5,000; Max: $15 billion

Task Order Competition Required




Period of Performance

5 Nov 2012 – 4 Nov 2022
(1 year base period and nine 1-year options)


John Wilson
VDCP Program Director

Robert Hicks
Business Development Lead