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Special Notice - XML Gateway Maintenance Renewal

August 11, 2014

Notice Type: Special Notice

Posted Date: 08-AUG-14

Office Address: Department of the Treasury; Internal Revenue Service (IRS); National Office Procurement (OS:A:P); 6009 Oxon Hill Road, Suite 500 Oxon Hill MD 20745

Subject: XML Gateway Maintenance Renewal

Classification Code: 70 - General purpose information technology equipment

Solicitation Number: TIRNO14-P-00125

Contact: Rhonda L. Washington, Phone 2406138389, Email

Setaside: N/AN/A

Place of Performance (address): IRS, Memphis Service Center5333 Gatewell Road Memphis, TN

Place of Performance (zipcode): 38118

Place of Performance Country: US

Description: Department of the Treasury

Internal Revenue Service (IRS)

National Office Procurement (OS:A:P)

The IRS Office of Information Technology Acquisitions (OITA) negotiated a sole source contract for Item (1) 4.6 Months of Prorated Premium Support & Maintenance for two 3564 XML Gateway Hardware Appliances Item (2) 10.7 Months Prograted Premium Support & Mainteance for one 4564 XML Gateway HW Test/Dev Appliance, Item (3) 7.5 Months Prorated Premium Support & Mainteance for IRS New Appliances two Forum Sentry 3564 XML Gateway Servers. Item (4) 25% Support Reinstatement Fee for services to Forum Systems, 233 Needham St, Newton, MA 02464. This maintenance is needed to support DITE Project Requirement and the Department of Treasury clients. Forum Systems is the only vendor that is capable of providing this particular service. This action resulted in a Firm Fixed Priced contract with a Period of Performance 10/05/14 - 04/05/15. The NAICS code is 811212. This announcement is in accordance with FAR 6.302. The point of contact is Ms.Rhonda Washington, Business Operations Specialist, e-mail: [] Interested persons may identify their interest and capability to respond to the requirement. This is a notice of intent to award using other than full and open competition and should not be considered a request for competitive proposals. NO SOLICITATION DOCUMENT IS AVAILABLE. A request for more information or a copy of the solicitation will not be considered a response. No telephone inquiries will be accepted. Responses to this notice must be emailed to Rhonda Washington at All responses must be received no later than 5:00 p.m. Eastern Standard Time (EST) on Saturday, August 23, 2014, and will be considered by the Government. All information submitted should support the offeror's capability to provide the services required and shall be furnished at no cost or obligation to the Government. Responses must be in writing and provide clear and concise documentation indicating an offeror's bona fide capability to provide these services. Verbal responses are not acceptable and will not be considered. Any responses received as a result of this notice, shall be considered solely for the purpose of determining whether to conduct a competitive requirement. Responses will NOT be considered as either proposals or bids. A determination by the Government not to open this requirement to competition, based upon any written responses to this notice, is solely within the discretion of the Government.


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