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Combine Solicitation - Oracle Hardware Warranty Renewal

July 16, 2014



Notice Type: Combine Solicitation

Posted Date: 15-JUL-14

Office Address: Department of the Air Force; Air Force Materiel Command; AFNWC/PZI - Kirtland, Installation Contracting Division; AFNWC/PZI 8500 Gibson SE, Bldg 20202 Kirtland AFB NM 87117-5606

Subject: Oracle Hardware Warranty Renewal

Classification Code: D - Information technology services, including telecommunications services

Solicitation Number: F2KDAC4176A001

Contact: Douglas S. Bates, Contracting Officer, Phone 505-853-4263, Email douglas.bates.3@us.af.mil - Julia E Johnson, Contracting Officer, Phone 505-846-4904, Email julia.johnson@kirtland.af.mil

Setaside: Total Small BusinessTotal Small Business

Place of Performance (address): Kirtland Air Force BaseKirtland AFB, NM

Place of Performance (zipcode): 87117

Place of Performance Country: US

Description: Department of the Air Force

Air Force Materiel Command

AFNWC/PZI - Kirtland, Installation Contracting Division

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. This announcement constitutes the only solicitation; quotes are being requested and a written solicitation will not be issued. This requirement is set aside 100% for Small Business. The NAICS Code for this synopsis/solicitation is 541519, Size Standard $27.5M. Solicitation/Purchase Request number F2KDAC4176A001 is issued as a Request for Quote (RFQ). This document incorporates provisions and clauses that are in effect through Federal Acquisition Circular 2005-74 effective 1 July 2014.

The Government intends to award one contract with one contract line item number (CLIN 0001) for Oracle Premier Support for Systems for Part Number B58179. See attached spreadsheet for complete serial number listing. QTY: 1 Unit of Issue: Lot Period of Performance: 01 Aug 2014 - 31 July 2015 FOB: DESTINATION Inspection and Acceptance: DESTINATION

Offerors shall provide proof that they are authorized to sell renewals for Oracle hardware support. In accordance with FAR 13.106-1(a)(2) offerors are notified that award will be made on the basis of lowest price technically acceptable.

In accordance with FAR 13.106-2(b)(1), offerors are notified that each may be required to provide documentation supporting the price, cost and/or cost realism supporting the quoted prices. Failure to furnish supporting documentation expressly requested and necessary for the agency to perform price, cost and/or cost realism analysis is grounds to reject the quote.

Offers may be submitted via either of the following methods:

Mail: AFNWC/PZID, ATTN: Capt Douglas Bates, Ms. Julia Johnson, Ms. Colleen Koon 8500 Gibson Blvd. SE, Bldg 20602 Kirtland AFB, NM 87117

Email: douglas.bates.3@us.af.mil, julia.johnson@us.af.mil, & colleen.koon@us.af.mil

Electronic documents shall be submitted in .pdf, .doc, or .xls and less than 30MB. Communication containing documents in any other format may be blocked or stripped by the Government's server and may not be received by this office. Files in .zip format or file(s) exceeding 30MB will not be received by this office.

The following provisions and clauses apply to this procurement: FAR 52.204-7, Central Contractor Registration FAR 52.204-13, System for Award Management Maintenance FAR 52.212-1, Instructions to Offerors-Commercial Items FAR 52.212-3 Alt I, Offeror Representations and Certification-Commercial Items (all offerors shall include a completed copy of this provision with their proposal unless electronically filed in System for Award Management) 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. [in paragraphs (b) and (c) the following clauses apply 52.204-10, 52.209-6, 52.219-6, 52.219-28, 52.222-3; 52.222-21, 52.222-26, 52-222-36, 52.222-51, 52.223-18, 52.225-13, 52.232-33] FAR 52.219-1 Alt I, Small Business Program Representations FAR 52.222-48, Exemption from Application of the Service Contract Labor Standards to Contracts for Maintenance, Calibration, or Repair of Certain Equipment -- Certification FAR 52.232-39, Unenforceability of Unauthorized Obligations FAR 52.233-4, Applicable Law for Breach of Contract Claim DFARS 252.203-7000, Requirements Relating to Compensation of Former DoD Officials DFARS 252.203-7002, Requirement to Inform Employees of Whistleblower Rights DFARS 252.203-7005, Representation Relating to Compensation of Former DoD Officials DFARS 252.204-7003, Control of Government Personnel Work Product DFARS 252.204-7004 Alt A, System for Award Management DFARS 252.225-7048, Export-Controlled Items DFARS 252.232-7003, Electronic Submission of Payment Requests and Receiving Reports DFARS 252.232-7010, Levies on Contract Payments DFARS 252.243-7001, Pricing of Contract Modification DFARS 252.244-7000, Subcontracts for Commercial Items

The following full text provisions and clauses apply to this procurement:

FAR 52.252-1, Solicitation Provisions Incorporated by Reference (Feb 1998)

This solicitation incorporates one or more solicitation provisions by reference, with the same force and effect as if they were given in full text. Upon request, the Contracting Officer will make their full text available. The offeror is cautioned that the listed provisions may include blocks that must be completed by the offeror and submitted with its quotation or offer. In lieu of submitting the full text of those provisions, the offeror may identify the provision by paragraph identifier and provide the appropriate information with its quotation or offer. Also, the full text of a solicitation provision may be accessed electronically at this address: http://farsite.hill.af.mil

FAR 52.252-2, Clauses Incorporated by Reference (Feb 1998)

This contract incorporates one or more clauses by reference, with the same force and effect as if they were given in full text. Upon request, the Contracting Officer will make their full text available. Also, the full text of a clause may be accessed electronically at this address: http://farsite.hill.af.mil

FAR 52.252-5, Authorized Deviations in Provisions (Apr 1984)

(a) The use in this solicitation of any Federal Acquisition Regulation (48 CFR Chapter 1) provision with an authorized deviation is indicated by the addition of "(DEVIATION)" after the date of the provision. (b) The use in this solicitation of any Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement (48 CFR Chapter 2) provision with an authorized deviation is indicated by the addition of "(DEVIATION)" after the name of the regulation.

FAR 52.252-6, Authorized Deviations in Clauses (Apr 1984)

(a) The use in this solicitation of any Federal Acquisition Regulation (48 CFR Chapter 1) clause with an authorized deviation is indicated by the addition of "(DEVIATION)" after the date of the clause. (b) The use in this solicitation of any Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement (48 CFR Chapter 2) clause with an authorized deviation is indicated by the addition of "(DEVIATION)" after the name of the regulation.

DFARS 252.209-7993, Representation by Corporations Regarding an Unpaid Delinquent Tax Liability or a Felony Conviction under any Federal Law-Fiscal Year 2014 Appropriations (DEVIATION 2014-OO0009) (Feb 2014)

(a) In accordance with sections 8113 and 8114 of the Department of Defense Appropriations Act, 2014, and sections 414 and 415 of the Military Construction and Veterans Affairs and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2014 (Public Law 113-76, Divisions C and J), none of the funds made available by those divisions (including Military Construction funds) may be used to enter into a contract with any corporation that-

(1) Has any unpaid Federal tax liability that has been assessed, for which all judicial and administrative remedies have been exhausted or have lapsed, and that is not being paid in a timely manner pursuant to an agreement with the authority responsible for collecting the tax liability, where the awarding agency is aware of the unpaid tax liability, unless the agency has considered suspension or debarment of the corporation and made a determination that this further action is not necessary to protect the interests of the Government; or

(2) Was convicted of a felony criminal violation under any Federal law within the preceding 24 months, where the awarding agency is aware of the conviction, unless the agency has considered suspension or debarment of the corporation and made a determination that this action is not necessary to protect the interests of the Government.

(b) The Offeror represents that-

(1) It is [ ] is not [ ] a corporation that has any unpaid Federal tax liability that has been assessed, for which all judicial and administrative remedies have been exhausted or have lapsed, and that is not being paid in a timely manner pursuant to an agreement with the authority responsible for collecting the tax liability,

(2) It is [ ] is not [ ] a corporation that was convicted of a felony criminal violation under a Federal law within the preceding 24 months.

AFFARS 5352.201-9101, Ombudsmen

a) Ombudsmen have been appointed to hear and facilitate the resolution of concerns from offerors, potential offerors, and others for this acquisition. When requested, the ombudsmen will maintain strict confidentiality as to the source of the concern. The existence of the ombudsmen does not affect the authority of the program manager, contracting officer, or source selection official. Further, the ombudsmen do not participate in the evaluation of proposals, the source selection process, or the adjudication of protests or formal contract disputes. The ombudsmen may refer the party to another official who can resolve the concern.

(b) Before consulting with an ombudsman, interested parties must first address their concerns, issues, disagreements, and/or recommendations to the contracting officer for resolution. Consulting an ombudsman does not alter or postpone the timelines for any other processes (e.g., agency level bid protests, GAO bid protests, requests for debriefings, employee-employer actions, contests of OMB Circular A-76 competition performance decisions).

(c) If resolution cannot be made by the contracting officer, concerned parties may contact the Center/MAJCOM, AFISRA ombudsmen, or AFNWC Ombudsmen:

Primary - Ms Jeannine Kinder AFNWC/PZ E-Mail: jeannine.kinder@kirtland.af.mil Phone: (505) 846-1924 Fax: (505) 846-0122

Alternate - Mr. Anthony Kaiser AFNWC/PZC E-Mail: anthony.kaiser@us.af.mil Phone: (505) 853-7666 Fax: (505) 846-0122

Concerns, issues, disagreements, and recommendations that cannot be resolved at the MAJCOM/DRU, AFISRA level, or AFNWC level may be brought by the concerned party for further consideration to the Air Force ombudsman, Associate Deputy Assistant Secretary (ADAS) (Contracting), SAF/AQC, 1060 Air Force Pentagon, Washington DC 20330-1060, phone number (571) 256-2397, facsimile number (571) 256-2431. (d) The ombudsman has no authority to render a decision that binds the agency. (e) Do not contact the ombudsmen to request copies of the solicitation, verify offer due date, or clarify technical requirements. Such inquiries shall be directed to the Contracting Officer.

Link/URL: https://www.fbo.gov/spg/USAF/AFMC/377CONSKOC/F2KDAC4176A001/listing.html


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