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Combine Solicitation - Maintenance Support for INMON Network Monitoring System

June 25, 2014

Notice Type: Combine Solicitation

Posted Date: 24-JUN-14

Office Address: Department of Commerce; National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA); Acquisition and Grants Office; SSMC2 - 11th floor /OFA611325 East West Highway, 11th Floor Silver Spring MD 20910

Subject: Maintenance Support for INMON Network Monitoring System

Classification Code: 70 - General purpose information technology equipment

Solicitation Number: NAAJ1500-14-00318

Contact: Gina E Lee, Purchasing Agent, Phone 301-628-1367, Fax 301-713-0808, Email

Setaside: Total Small BusinessTotal Small Business

Place of Performance (address): Silver Spring, MD

Place of Performance (zipcode): 20910

Place of Performance Country: US

Description: Department of Commerce

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)

Acquisition and Grants Office

This is a combined synopsis/solicitation for a for commercial items prepared in accordance with FAR Parts 12 and 13, as supplemented with additional information in this notice. This announcement constitutes the only solicitation; quotations are being requested and a separate solicitation will not be issued. Solicitation Number NAAJ1500-14-00318 is issued as a request for quotation and is solicited as a Small Business Set-Aside. The North American Industry Classification System Code (NAICS) is 541511 and size standard of $25.5M. The U.S. Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), OCIO/Network Operations Center has a requirement to procure "Maintenance support for INMON Network Monitoring System". The Fail over and maintenance and support agreement of HP INMON is an essential component of NOAA Network Operation Center to maintain its Configuration Management tracking, auditing, and reporting. The attached Statement of Need and Brand Name Justification is incorporated into this posting. Period of Performance: September 30, 2014 through September 30, 2015. Offerors proposing to furnish 'brand name' services shall insert the following description for the product: Manufacturer's Name; Address; Product name and Catalogue Description. Offerors shall be responsible for submitting all additional information on the above service necessary for the Government to determine whether it meets the salient specifications of the "brand name" as listed in the solicitation. The resulting purchase order shall be awarded as a firm fixed price contract. The award shall be made on a best value basis. Best value evaluation factors include the following: 1) Technical Approach - Effectively meeting the requirements; 2) Past Performance - Vendor shall include relevant experience which describes at least two (2) relevant projects performed in the last two years and quality of performance; and 3) Price. The evaluation shall be based on use of the adjectival scheme as follows: Outstanding (O) - Superior or first class; Good (G) - Beneficial and worthwhile; sound and valid; Acceptable (A) - Satisfy the Governments' requirement; Marginal (M) - Fails to meet to or more requirements; Unacceptable (U) - Not acceptable, not adequate to carry out. The evaluation factors are equal. The solicitation document and incorporated provisions and clauses are those in effect through Federal Acquisition Circular 2005-74. The provisions and clauses may be downloaded at The following provisions and clauses shall apply to this solicitation: FAR 52.212-1, Instructions to Offerors - Commercial, The Government will award a purchase order 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 clauses apply: FAR 52.212-3, Offeror Representations and Certificates - Commercial Item, 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. FAR 52.212-5, Contract Terms and Conditions Required to Implement Statutes or Executive Orders - Commercial Items; FAR 52.222-21, Prohibition of segregated facilities, 52.232-33, Payment by Electronic Funds Transfer - Central Contract Registration, 52.232-34, Payment by Electronic Funds Transfer - Other than Central Contractor Registration; 52.232-39, Submission of Electronic Funds Transfer Information with Offer, 52.222-41, Service Contract Act of 1965, 52.222-42, Statement of Equivalent Rates for Federal Hires; 52.22.50, Combating Trafficking in Persons; 52.233-3, Protests After Award; 52.233-4, Applicable Law for Breach of Contract Claim. CAR clauses may be downloaded at The following provisions and clauses shall also apply to this solicitation: CAR 1352.201-70, Contracting Officer's Authority; CAR 1352.209-73, Compliance with the Laws; CAR 1352.209-74, Organizational Conflict of Interest; CAR 1352.246-70, Place of Acceptance. All responsible small business sources that can meet the requirements and provide the items as listed above may respond to this solicitation by submitting a proposal addressed to to be received no later than July 8, 2014, 11:00am local time. The Government reserves the right to make one award or no award at all as a result of this solicitation.


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