Contracts & Supplier Diversity


Somo Data Solutions has gone through several certification programs to better serve our valued clients with the goal of streamlining procurement of hardware, software, and services. We continue to evaluate and register for certifications as time goes on, please check back for a list of all our current certifications and contract vehicles.

Disabled Veteran Business Enterprise
Since 2016
  • Issued by: State of California

The State of California certified Somo Data Solutions as a Disabled Veteran Business Enterprise (DVBE) since 2016. This certification puts our organization in the unique position of providing a streamlined procurement process that allows organizations to meet as many of their participation goals as possible.

Small Business (SB)
Since 2016
  • Issued by: State of California

Along with our DVBE certification, the State of California certified Somo Data Solutions as a Small Business (SB). When combined with our DVBE certification, we become the trusted partner of choice for State & Federal agencies as well as Large Solution Providers servicing those clients looking for a way to recapture lost revenue.

Disadvantaged Business Enterprise
Since 2017
  • Issued by: CA Department of Transportation

To accommodate our current and future clients requirements as much as possible, our organization has been certified by the State of California as a Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) in 2017. This unique certification is issued by the State and utilized primarily by the California Department of Transportation.

HUBZone
Coming in 2019
  • Issued by: Small Business Administration

HUBZone is a program for companies that operate and employ people in Historically Underutilized Business Zones. This certification will provide Somo Data Solutions with preferential access to federal procurement opportunities. We are scheduled to complete HUBZone certification in 2019.

8(a) Business Development Program
Coming in 2019
  • Issued by: Small Business Administration

The 8(a) Business Development Program is a business assistance program for small disadvantaged businesses. Participants can receive sole-source contracts, up to a ceiling of $4 million for goods and services and $6.5 million for manufacturing. Certification is expected to be completed in 2019.

Service Disabled Veteran Owned SB
Since 2017
  • Issued by: Department of Veterans Affairs

Since February 2017, Somo Data Solutions has been certified as a Service Disabled Veteran Owned Small Business. Certified by the Department of Veterans Affairs and registered in SAM.gov. Any Federal Agency or Federal System Integrator can ensure they are working with a certified technology partner.

California Multiple Award Schedule
Coming in 2019
  • Issued by: State of California

The California Multiple Award Schedules (CMAS) offers a wide variety of commodities, IT services and information technology products and services at prices which have been assessed to be fair, reasonable and competitive. Our participation in CMAS will take place in the second half of 2019.

GSA IT Schedule 70
Coming in 2019
  • Issued by: U.S. General Services Administration

GSA IT Schedule 70 delivers federal, state, and local customer agencies the tools and expertise needed to shorten procurement cycles, ensure compliance, and obtain the best value for innovative technology products, services and solutions. Somo Data Solutions will be able to offer products on GSA schedule in 2019.

System for Award Management
Since 2016
  • Issued by: U.S. Federal Government

As of 2016 Somo Data Solutions is registered in the System for Award Management (SAM.gov) and is eligible for contracts and to do business with the Federal Government. The Federal Government recognizes us as a Service Disabled Veteran Owned Small Business and Small Business.