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Combine Solicitation - 70-- APPLE MAC PROS

May 15, 2014

Notice Type: Combine Solicitation

Posted Date: 14-MAY-14

Office Address: Department of Health and Human Services; Food and Drug Administration; Office of Acquisitions and Grants Services; 5630 Fishers Lane, Rockville, MD 20857

Subject: 70-- APPLE MAC PROS

Classification Code: 70 - General purpose information technology equipment

Solicitation Number: 1132789-14

Contact: Name: Deborah Hammond, Title: Contract Specialist, Phone: 3018277157, Fax: 3018277039, Email:;

Setaside: Total Small BusinessTotal Small Business

Place of Performance (address): KENSINGTON, MD 20895

Place of Performance (zipcode): 20895

Place of Performance Country: US

Description: Department of Health and Human Services

Food and Drug Administration

Office of Acquisitions and Grants Services

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 1132789-14 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 2005-73. The associated North American Industrial Classification System (NAICS) code for this procurement is 334112 with a small business size standard of 1,000.00 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 2014-05-16 14:00:00.0 Eastern Time or as otherwise displayed at Destination shall be KENSINGTON, MD 20895 The DHHS FDA Office of Acquisitions and Grants Services requires the following items, Exact Match Only, to the following: LI 001: ME253/27603 APPLE MAC PRO - 2.7GHz 12-core with 30MB of L3 cache - 64GB (4x16GB) of 1866MHz DDR3 ECC - 1TB PCIe-based flash storage - Dual AMD FirePro D500 GPUs with 3GB of GDDR5 VRAM each - User's Guide (English) Weight: 0, 2, EA; LI 002: ME253/27602 APPLE MAC PRO - 2.7GHz 12-core with 30MB of L3 cache - 64GB (4x16GB) of 1866MHz DDR3 ECC - 1TB PCIe-based flash storage - Dual AMD FirePro D700 GPUs with 6GB of GDDR5 VRAM each - User's Guide (English) Weight: 0, 2, EA; LI 003: PN-K321 SHARP 32" - 4K ULTRA HD LED MONITOR, 2, EA; LI 004: MB110LL/B APPLE KEYBOARD WITH NUMERIC KEYPAD, 4, EA; LI 005: MB112LL/B APPLE WIRED MOUSE, 4, EA; LI 006: MC914LL/B APPLE THUNDERBOLT DISPLAY 27 INCH, 2, EA; LI 007: HE151VC/A PROMISE PEGASUS2 R4 8TB (4 X 2TB SATA) RAID SYSTEM, 2, EA; LI 008: HE155VC/A PROMISE PEGASUS2 R8 32TB (8 X 4TB SATA) RAID SYSTEM, 2, EA; " token=%3D%3DwBKxmaVGYR9aget8BReIgLQAAAAAHeAAgAgTFCGg%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, DHHS FDA Office of Acquisitions and Grants Services 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. DHHS FDA Office of Acquisitions and Grants Services 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. CCR Requirement - Company must be registered on Central Contractor Registration (CCR) before an award could be made to them. If company is not registered in CCR, they may do so by going to CCR web site at The following FAR clauses in paragraph (b) of FAR clause 52.212-5, Contract Terms and Conditions Required To Implement Statutes or Executive Orders-Commercial Items, will apply: 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 a FAR clause may be accessed electronically at The selected Offeror must comply with the following commercial item terms and conditions. FAR 52.212-1, Instructions to Offerors - Commercial, applies to this acquisition. The selected Offeror must submit a completed copy of the provision at 52.212-3, Offeror Representations and Certifications - Commercial Items. FAR 52.212-4, Contract Terms and Conditions - Commercial Items, applies to this acquisition. In addition to providing pricing at for this solicitation, each offeror must provide any required, NON-PRICING responses (e.g. technical proposal, representations and certifications, etc.) directly to the point of contact in the FBO notice, so that they are received at that email address no later than the closing date and time for this solicitation.


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