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Combine Solicitation - EMS Software and Maintenance Support

April 30, 2014

Notice Type: Combine Solicitation

Posted Date: 29-APR-14

Office Address: General Services Administration; Federal Acquisition Service (FAS); Assisted Acquisition Services Division (4QFA); 401 West Peachtree ST NWSte 2700 Atlanta GA 30308

Subject: EMS Software and Maintenance Support

Classification Code: 70 - General purpose information technology equipment

Solicitation Number: ID40140063

Contact: Cassandra Walker, Phone (404) 332-3327, Email

Setaside: N/AN/A

Place of Performance Country: US

Description: General Services Administration

Federal Acquisition Service (FAS)

Assisted Acquisition Services Division (4QFA)

This is a combined synopsis/solicitation for a commercial item prepared in accordance with the format in FAR subpart 12.6 and 6.302-1 (c), as supplemented with additional information included in this solicitation notice. This announcement constitutes the only solicitation, which is issued as a Request for Proposal (RFP). The Government intends to acquire a commercial item using FAR subpart 13. Questions regarding this solicitation must be submitted in writing via email to no later than 2:00 PM Eastern Time on 09 May 2014. Oral communication is not accepted on this solicitation. It is the offeror responsibility to monitor this site for the release of information amendments (if any). Potential offerors are responsible for downloading their own copy of this notice, and amendments (if any).

REQUIREMENT GSA IT Commodity Division has received a requirement from the Department of Commerce (DOC), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, Suitland, MD. Please see attached Bill Of Material (BOM) which indicates the equipment.

HOW TO SUBMIT QUOTE Submit quote via GSA's electronic acquisition portal, AAS Business Systems Portal (AASBS Portal), formerly IT-Solutions Shop (ITSS), [web address: Quotes will only be accepted through this process. All offerors must be registered in the GSA's electronic acquisition portal, AAS Business Systems Portal (AASBS Portal), formerly IT-Solutions Shop (ITSS), [web address:] by the closing date and time for consideration. For registration and/or technical assistance the AASBS Portal/ITSS Help Desk can be contacted at 1-877-243-2889 option 2 Monday-Friday 6:00 AM - 5:30 PM PST or outside the continental United States at 858-481-1075. In order to process the vendor's quote in ITSS for submission, all interested parties must send the exact individual name and company name registered in ITSS via email to no later than 2:00pm on 09 May 2014. THE contact'S NAME MUST BE EXACTLY AS IT APPEARS IN ITSS. It's the interested parties' responsibility to ensure vendor registration is in ITSS, notification of ITSS registration to the GSA POC for this solicitation and submission of the quote are completed before the bid closing date and time. Extension to the RFP closing date and time will not be granted due to late registration in ITSS. All interested parties quote must include the following: 1. The interested party shall state in their quotation: a. Vendor size status under the solicitation NACIS code, b. Proposed delivery schedule to client location, c. Vendor has an active registration in the System for Award Management (SAM) Central Contractor Registration (CCR), and in Online Representations and Certifications Applications (ORCA), 2. Completed Bill of Material (BOM) Pricing Sheet with the unit cost, total cost and delivery date. 3. Company standard quote to include product specification, warranty information, and any services offered with the quoted product. 4. Comparison matrix for any quoted equivalent products (if applicable).

POINTS OF contact Cassandra Walker, Contract Specialist, or Dwayne Cannon, Contracting Officer,

Basis for Award Award will be based upon the Government's evaluation of the proposal to ensure compliance with all technical requirements of the BOM/SOW. In addition, price will be evaluated to determine that it is fair and reasonable. This order will be issued via ITSS on an electronic Standard Form 1449. Only the exact items identified within the BOM will be acceptable.


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