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Special Notice - Add Additional General IP Module

August 12, 2014

Notice Type: Special Notice

Posted Date: 11-AUG-14

Office Address: Department of Commerce; National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST); Acquisition Management Division; 100 Bureau Drive, Building 301Room B130 Gaithersburg MD 20899-1410

Subject: Add Additional General IP Module

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

Solicitation Number: NB401000-14-04844

Contact: Carolyn E. Baltimore, Phone 3029756289, Email - Brian Jamieson, Phone 301-975-8276, Email

Description: Department of Commerce

National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST)

Acquisition Management Division

ACTION CODE: NOTICE OF INTENT SUBJECT: Add Additional General IP Module Reference Number: NB401000-14-04844 RESPONSE DATE: August 22, 2014 contact POINTS: Carolyn Baltimore, 301-975-6289 (carolyn.baltimore@nist.govBrian Jamieson, 301-975-8276, ( LOCATION: Acquisition Management Division


The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) intends to negotiate, on a sole source basis with Thomson Reuter, 3 Time Square, New York, NY 10036, under Other Than Full and Open Competition by the authority of the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) Subpart 6.302-1, Only One Responsible Source and No Other Supplies or Services Will Satisfy Agency Requirements, to add an additional General IP Module to the existing database. The Technology Partnership Office (TPO) of NIST , originally purchased a database system from Thomson Scientific, Inc./Master Data Center Inc., in 2003. Thomson IP Management Services, is part of Thomson Reuters, is the only company that can provide the Technology Partnership Office with the required upgrades. Thomson IP Management Services holds the rights to the database software and any upgrades must come from them. No solicitation package will be issued. This notice is not a request for competitive quotations; however, interested parties may identify their interest and capability to respond to the requirement. Inquiries will only be accepted via e-mail to The government will consider responses received by 22 August, 2014. Written responses to this synopsis shall contain sufficient documentation to establish a bona fide capability to fulfill the requirement. A determination by the Government not to compete this proposed requirement based upon responses to this notice is solely within the discretion of the Government. Information received will normally be considered solely for the purpose of determining whether to conduct a competitive procurement in the future. This Notice of Intent is not a Request for Quotation (RFQ) nor is it a request for competition. No telephone requests will be honored. The North American Industrial Classification System (NAICS) code for this acquisition is 511199 and the size standard is $12 Billion.


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