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Presolicitation Notice - 70-- HP Tape Backup Hardware - Library, Drives, cables, and related cords.

June 18, 2014

Notice Type: Presolicitation Notice

Posted Date: 17-JUN-14

Office Address: Department of Energy; Federal Locations; All DOE Federal Contracting Offices; U.S. DOE/NETLPittsburgh Campus626 Cochrans Mill RoadPO Box 10940PittsburghPA15236-0940US

Subject: 70-- HP Tape Backup Hardware - Library, Drives, cables, and related cords.

Classification Code: 70 - General purpose information technology equipment

Solicitation Number: DE-SOL-0007160

Contact: Kathleen Nedzesky []

Setaside: Total Small BusinessTotal Small Business

Description: Department of Energy

Federal Locations

All DOE Federal Contracting Offices

NOTICE: ALL TECHNICAL QUESTIONS CONCERNING THE LISTED ITEMS ON THIS REQUEST FOR QUOTATION (RFQ) SHOULD BE DIRECTED TO Ms. Lori McDilda, Lori.McDilda @NETL.DOE.GOV, 304-285-5222.NOTICE: Vendors who are going to provide a quote in response to the Request for Quotation, Standard Form 18 (RFQ), are strongly encouraged to submit their quotation on the RFQ form and Continuation Sheet, Optional Form 336, via the FedConnect portal at If the vendor cannot submit their quote via the FedConnect portal, they may submit their quotation to the Purchasing Agent assigned to this requirement, Kathleen Nedzesky, e-mail address Ms. Nedzesky can be reached by telephone for procurement related questions at (412) 386-5536. If submitting via FedConnect, please do not submit via email.

EVALUATION: The award will be made to the low priced, technically acceptable offer. An award shall be made to the responsible offeror submitting a technically acceptable quote and offering the lowest evaluated price. To be considered for evaluation, offerors must quote on all items/services listed in the solicitation. Offerors shall submit descriptive literature detailing features, technical capabilities and warranty data. Technical acceptability will be determined solely on the content and merit of the information submitted response to this provision as it compares to the minimum characteristics provided above. Therefore, it is essential that offerors provide sufficient technical literature, documentation, etc., in order for the Government evaluation team to make an adequate technical assessment of the quote as meeting technical acceptability. Compliance will be determined by the offeror's provision of literature showing performance capabilities or through written narr ative discussing the points not covered by the published literature.

Vendor shall verify prior to award that all Hewlett-Packard (HP) hardware/software to be delivered shall be licensed originally to buyer as the original licensee authorized to used HP hardware/software. Prior to payment authorization, the Government intends to confirm with HP Brand Protection that all HP hardware/software provided under this contract has been sourced through authorized channels only and that ll warranties are transferrable to the Government. The contractor is required to provide all hardware/software serial numbers for the items to be delivered under this contract within seven days after date of award. In the event that the Government determines that the hardware/software to be delivered are not 1st tier, the Government need not accept delivery. If after award, the hardware/software delivered are determined not to be 1st tier, the Government has the right to terminate for cause with the Contractor liable to the Government for any and all rights and remedi es provided by law.

All equipment must be configured and integrated from a United States based Hewlett-Packard facility. Once integrated all systems must be sent directly to NETL from the United States based Hewlett-Packard facility.

All lines of the order must be quoted in order to be an acceptable bid.


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