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Combine Solicitation - 70-- HP Support and Updates

January 27, 2014

Notice Type: Combine Solicitation

Posted Date: 24-JAN-14

Office Address: Department of State; Office of Acquisitions; Acquisition Management; 1701 N. Ft. Myer Dr. , Arlington , VA 22209

Subject: 70-- HP Support and Updates

Classification Code: 70 - General purpose information technology equipment

Solicitation Number: 10694J2003

Contact: Name: Patrick Villegoureix-Ritaud, Title: Management Analyst IV, Phone: 7038755030, Fax: 7038755272, Email:;

Setaside: Total Small BusinessTotal Small Business

Place of Performance (address): ARLINGTON, VA 22209

Place of Performance (zipcode): 22209

Place of Performance Country: US

Description: Department of State

Office of Acquisitions

Acquisition Management

This is a combined synopsis/solicitation for commercial items prepared in accordance with the format in FAR Subpart 12.6, as supplemented with additional information included in this notice.The solicitation number is 10694J2003 and is issued as an invitation for bids (IFB), unless otherwise indicated herein.The solicitation document and incorporated provisions and clauses are those in effect through Federal Acquisition Circular FAC 2005-72. The associated North American Industrial Classification System (NAICS) code for this procurement is 423430 with a small business size standard of 100.00 employees.This requirement is a [ Small Business ] set-aside and only qualified offerors may submit bids.The solicitation pricing on will start on the date this solicitation is posted and will end on 2014-01-28 17:00:00.0 Eastern Time or as otherwise displayed at Destination shall be ARLINGTON, VA 22209 The Department of State requires the following items, Brand Name or Equal, to the following: LI 001: HP SW ARST Content ESM Entlment SVC HP Support and Updates 24x7 HP (SAID # 103889962105) POP: 1/11/2014-1/10/2015 Part No. HP083AS24x7, 1, EA; LI 002: E7200-4 HP Support and Updates 24x7 HP (SAID # 103889962105) - POP: 1/11/2014-1/10/2015 Part No. TG231ZA24x7, 1, EA; LI 003: HP ArcSight ESMCIP FISMA Imp SW E-LTU (SAID # 103889962105) HP Support and Updates 24x7 HP - POP: 1/11/2014-1/10/2015 Part No. TH220AAE24x7, 1, EA; LI 004: HP ArcSight Console User SW E-LTU (SAID # 103889962105) HP Support and Updates 24x7 HP - POP: 1/11/2014-1/10/2015 Part No. TH066AAE24x7, 2, EA; LI 005: HP ArcSight 1 - 24999 M Device SW E-LTU (SAID # 103889962105) HP Support and Updates 24x7 HP - POP: 1/11/2014-1/10/2015 Part No. TH336AAE24x7, 50, EA; LI 006: HP ArcSight Mon Desk Device SW E-LTU (SAID # 103889962105) HP Support and UPdates 24x7 HP- POP: 1/11/2014-1/10/2015 Part No. TH417AAE24x7, 1000, EA; " token=%3D%3DwBKxmaVGYR9GvDEf2DTPz2QAAAAAHeAAgAgTFCGg%2FFzzqQbJAAyVXBA0Or"Solicitation and Buy Attachments ***Question Submission: Interested offerors must submit any questions concerning the solicitation at the earliest time possible to enable the Buyer to respond. Questions must be submitted by using the 'Submit a Question' feature at Questions not received within a reasonable time prior to close of the solicitation may not be considered.*** For this solicitation, Department of State intends to conduct an online competitive reverse auction to be facilitated by the third-party reverse auction provider, FedBid, Inc. FedBid has developed an online, anonymous, browser based application to conduct the reverse auction. An Offeror may submit a series of pricing bids, which descend in price during the specified period of time for the aforementioned reverse auction. Department of State is taking this action in an effort to improve both vendor access and awareness of requests and the agency's ability to gather multiple, competed, real-time bids.All responsible Offerors that respond to this solicitation MUST submit the pricing portion of their bid using the online exchange located at There is no cost to register, review procurement data or make a bid on that are not currently registered to use should proceed to to complete their free registration. Offerors that require special considerations or assistance may contact the FedBid Helpdesk at 877-9FEDBID (877-933-3243) or via email at Offerors may not artificially manipulate the price of a transaction on by any means. It is unacceptable to place bad faith bids, to use decoys in the process or to collude with the intent or effect of hampering the competitive process.Should offerors require additional clarification, notify the point of contact or FedBid at 877-9FEDBID (877-933-3243) or of FedBid: Buyers and Sellers agree to conduct this transaction through FedBid in compliance with the FedBid Terms of Use. Failure to comply with the below terms and conditions may result in offer being determined as non-responsive. This solicitation requires registration with the System for Award Management (SAM) prior to award, pursuant to FAR 4.1102 and other applicable regulations and guidelines.Information can be found at New Equipment ONLY; NO remanufactured or "gray market" items. All items must be covered by the manufacturer's warranty. Bid MUST be good for 90 calendar days after close of Buy Shipping must be free on board (FOB) destination CONUS (Continental U.S.), which means that the seller must deliver the goods on its conveyance at the destination specified by the buyer, and the seller is responsible for the cost of shipping and risk of loss prior to actual delivery at the specified destination. Delivery must be made within 30 days or less after receipt of order (ARO). The offeror must provide within its offer the number of days - not to exceed 30 - required to make delivery after it receives a purchase order from the buyer. The selected Offeror must comply with the following commercial item terms and conditions, which are incorporated herein by reference: FAR 52.212-1, Instructions to Offerors - Commercial Items, FAR 52.212-2 Evaluation of Commercial Items, applies to this acquisition; FAR 52.212-3, Offeror Representations and Certifications - Commercial Items - the selected offeror must submit a completed copy of the listed representations and certifications; FAR 52.212-4, Contract Terms and Conditions - Commercial Items; FAR 52.212-5, Contract Terms and Conditions Required To Implement Statutes or Executive Orders-Commercial Items, paragraph (a) and the following clauses in paragraph (b): 52.222-21, 52.222-26, 52.222-35, 52.222-36, 52.222-37, 52.225-13, 52.232-34. The full text of the referenced FAR clauses may be accessed electronically at Sellers cannot: combine order shipments, perform drop shipments. A requisition number or credit card number MUST be identified with the shipment and All shipments MUST include the Packing List. To be considered for award, offers of "equal" products, including "equal" products of the brand name manufacturer, must meet the salient physical, functional, or performance characteristic specified in this solicitation. Clearly identify the item by brand name, if any, and make or model number. Include descriptive literature such as illustrations, drawings or a clear reference to previously furnished descriptive data or information available to the Contracting Officer. Clearly describe any modifications the offeror plans to make in the product to make it conform to the solicitation requirements. Mark any descriptive material to clearly show the modifications In addition to providing pricing at for this solicitation, each Offeror must provide certification or a letter from the manufacturer stating your firm is an authorized reseller of the products offered. For this solicitation, each offeror must provide a photo and description of the proposed items along with specifications demonstrating equal to the items referenced if your firms are proposing items other than the the brand names specified. All offers must be in accordance with FAR 52.212-1 Instructions to Offers for submittal in response to this opportunity e.g. technical proposal, representations and certifications, etc.) so that they are received no later than the closing date and time for this solicitation. Submissions can be sent to and The Government will award a contract resulting from this solicitation to the responsible offeror whose offer conforming to the solicitation will be most advantageous to the Government, price and other factors considered. The following factors shall be used to evaluate offers:Technical Compliance with Solicitation, Delivery and Warranty Information, Past Performance,and Price. Technical and past performance, when combined, are more important than price. The Government may increase the quantity of supplies called for in the Schedule at the unit price specified. The Contracting Officer may exercise the option by written notice to the Contractor within 200 Calendar Days of receiving final delivery. Delivery of the added items shall continue at the same rate as the like items called for under the contract, unless the parties otherwise agree This solicitation is set-aside for small businesses, in order to be qualified as a small business for this opportunity, in accordance with NAICS code 423430 any firms making an offer must only employ 100 people or less to be considered a small business.


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