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Combine Solicitation - Premium Software Support for EMC VNX5300 Storage Array

August 26, 2014



Notice Type: Combine Solicitation

Posted Date: 25-AUG-14

Office Address: Department of the Navy; United States Marine Corps; MARCORSYSCOM; 2200 Lester Street Quantico VA 22134

Subject: Premium Software Support for EMC VNX5300 Storage Array

Classification Code: 70 - General purpose information technology equipment

Solicitation Number: M67854-14-Q-4423

Contact: Thea Maddox, Contracts Specialist, Phone 7037846579, Email thea.maddox@usmc.mil

Setaside: Total Small BusinessTotal Small Business

Place of Performance (address): 2200 Lester StreetQuantico, VA

Place of Performance (zipcode): 22134

Place of Performance Country: US

Description: Department of the Navy

United States Marine Corps

MARCORSYSCOM

Solicitation Number: M67854-14-Q-4423 Notice Type: Combined Synopsis/Solicitation Synopsis: This is a combined synopsis/solicitation for a commercial supply and/or service 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. The synopsis/solicitation document and incorporated provisions and clauses are those in effect through Federal Acquisition Circular 2005-76 effective 25 Jul 2014, DFAR DPN 20140805 effective 05 Aug 2014. The North American Industry Classification System code (NAICS) is 511199, All Other Publishers, and the applicable size standard is 500. This is a Request For Quote (RFQ) and the solicitation number is M67854-14-Q-4423. This acquisition is restricted as a small business set-aside (100%). MARCORSYSCOM, Quantico, Virginia, requires the following:

DESCRIPTION OF REQUIREMENT - Brand Name

CLIN 0001- 2 EACH - Premium Software Support EMC VNX5300 PREMIUM SOFTWARE SUPPORT for EMC VNX5300 Storage Array Next Business Day Parts Delivery 12 months maintenance support, Non-Returnable Disk Next Business Day Parts Delivery 12 months Vendor to provide callback service number Keep Your Drive: Description: Non-Returnable Disk Fee 12 months PREMIUM SOFTWARE SUPPORT 12 months PREMIUM HARDWARE SUPPORT 12 months DISK RETENTION; 12 months Serial Numbers: APM00114002119; APM00114000554 FOB: Destination

Option CLIN 1001- 2 EACH - Premium Software Support EMC VNX5300 PREMIUM SOFTWARE SUPPORT for EMC VNX5300 Storage Array Next Business Day Parts Delivery 12 months maintenance support, Non-Returnable Disk Next Business Day Parts Delivery 12 months Vendor to provide callback service number Keep Your Drive: Description: Non-Returnable Disk Fee 12 months PREMIUM SOFTWARE SUPPORT 12 months PREMIUM HARDWARE SUPPORT 12 months DISK RETENTION; 12 months To cover CLIN 0001 FOB: Destination INSTRUCTIONS TO VENDORS:

The United StatesMarine Corps Systems Command (MCSC), 2200 Lester Street, Quantico, Virginia 22134 intends to procure PREMIUM SOFTWARE SUPPORT FOR EMC VNX5300 STORAGE ARRAY.

Award shall be made to responsive and responsible offeror who has the lowest price and is technically acceptable. Requests having multiple line items shall be analyzed by the total cost of the quote and not by individual item.

The United States Marine Corps requests a PERIOD OF PERFORMANCE (PoP) - To Be Determined based on date of contract award for 12 months support.

Quotes should be completed with company name, address, POC and email, CAGE Code, DUNS number, TIN number and phone and fax numbers.

The Schedule of Supplies and Services, Unit and Extended Prices shall be filled in and totaled at the bottom.

Failure to follow directions could cause the offerors' quote to be non-responsive. No other form of quotation will be accepted.

A firm fixed price contract will be awarded.

It is the vendor's responsibility to monitor the FBO system for amendments issued in reference to this requirement. All contractors who provide goods/services to the DOD must be registered in the SYSTEM FOR AWARD MANAGEMENT (SAM). Online Certifications and Representations are also required. Failure to comply with SAM registration may deem offeror ineligible for award. Vendors must also be registered in Wide Area Work Flow to receive payment through electronic funds transfer. If you are not currently registered, please visit the following website https://wawf.eb.mil/ to complete your registration.

This is a DPAS rated order with an assigned rating of DO-A7.

YOU MUST QUOTE ALL CLINs. WE WILL NOT ACCEPT PARTIAL QUOTES.

NOTE TO VENDORS: In order to minimize the risk of the government purchasing counterfeit products or unauthorized secondary market equipment, which would not be supported by the Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM), and to ensure that the Government purchases only equipment that is genuine (i.e., not counterfeit or gray market), authorized (e.g., including appropriate licenses), and supported (e.g., warranty and support services) by the OEM, Vendor shall certify that it is a Manufacturer Authorized Partner as of the date of the submission of their offer, and that it has the certification/specialization level required by the Manufacturer to support both the product sale and product pricing, in accordance with the applicable Manufacturer certification/specialization requirements. Unless otherwise specified, Vendor shall warrant that the products are new, in their original box. By submitting a response to a RFQ RFP, the Vendor confirms to have sourced all Manufacturer products submitted in this offer from Manufacturer or through Manufacturer Authorized Partners only, in accordance with Manufacturer's applicable policies in effect at the time of purchase. Vendor shall provide Buyer with a copy of the End User license agreement, and shall warrant that all Manufacturer software is licensed originally to Buyer as the original licensee authorized to use the Manufacturer Software.

If Vendor is not a Manufacturer Authorized Partner as of the date of the submission of its offer, then Vendor shall submit with its offer a document, from the Manufacturer, that identifies the Vendor by name and states the following: (1) that the products offered in response to the government's requirement (including hardware, software, and/or support services) are genuine (i.e., not counterfeit and not unauthorized secondary market products) (note: all items, including part numbers where applicable, shall be listed in the document); (2) that Vendor has the certification/specialization level required by the Manufacturer to support both the product sale and product pricing, in accordance with the applicable Manufacturer certification/specialization requirements; (3) that Vendor will be able to receive from Manufacturer, and that Manufacturer will not deny, the support services required to support the product(s); (4) that Vendor has the authority to transfer to the government all appropriate software licenses associated with the product(s); and (5) that Manufacturer will not deny required warranty support for the product(s).

DELIVERY ADDRESS: Equipment is procured on behalf of MARCORSYSCOM. Address will be specified at time of award.

PROVISIONS/CLAUSES: The following Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR), provisions and clauses apply to this solicitation and are incorporated by reference (provisions and clauses may be obtained via the internet: http://farsite.hill.af.mil:

FAR 52.204-7: System for Award Management; FAR 52.204-13: System for Award Management Maintenance; FAR 52.212-1: Instruction to Offerors-Commercial Items; FAR 52.212-2: Evaluation-Commercial Items; 52.212-3: Offeror Representations and Certifications -- Commercial Items, Alternate I (All offerors are required to provide their representations and certifications with their offer.); 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, within FAR 52.212-5 - the following clauses apply: FAR 52.219-6: Notice of Total Small Business Set-Aside; FAR.219-13: Notice of Set-Aside of Orders; FAR 52.219-28: Post Award Small Business Program Rerepresentation; FAR 52.222-3: Convict Labor; FAR 52.222-19: Child Labor-Cooperation with Authorities and Remedies; FAR 52.222-21: Prohibition of Segregated Facilities; FAR 52.222-26: Equal Opportunity; FAR 52.222-36: Affirmative Action for Workers with Disabilities; FAR 52.223-18: Encouraging Contractor Policies to Ban Text Messaging While Driving; FAR 52.225-13: Restrictions on Certain Foreign Purchases; and FAR 52.232-33: Payment By Electronic Funds Transfer-System for Award Management. FAR 52.217-5: Evaluation of Options; FAR 52.217-9: Option to Extend the Term of the Contract; FAR 52.222-50: Combating Trafficking in Persons; FAR 52.225-25: Prohibition on Contracting with Entities Engaging in Certain Activities or Transactions Relating to Iran; FAR 52.232-1: Payments; FAR 52.232-8: Discounts for Prompt Payment; FAR 52.233-1: Disputes; FAR 52.233-1: Protest Award; FAR 52.233-4: Applicable Law for Breach of Contract Claim; FAR 52.247-34: F.O.B. Destination; FAR 52.252-1: Solicitation Provisions Incorporated by Reference; FAR 52.252-2: Clauses Incorporated by Reference; FAR 52.232-40: Providing Accelerated Payments to Small Business Subcontractors.

The following Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement (DFARS) clauses apply to this solicitation and are incorporated by reference: 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 252.204-7011: Alternative Line-Item Structure; DFARS 252.204-7012: Safeguarding of Unclassified Controlled Technical Information; DFARS 252.209-7993 Representation by Corporations Regarding an Unpaid Delinquent Tax Liability or a Felony Conviction under any Federal Law (All offerors are required to provide their representation with their offer.); DFARS 252.232-7003: Electronic Submission of Payment Requests; DFARS 252.232-7006: Wide Area Workflow Payment Instructions; DFARS 252.232-7010: Levies on Contract Payments; DFARS 252.243-7001: Pricing of contract modifications.

DEADLINE: Offers are due on Wednesday, 3 September 2014, by 4:00 P.M. EST. Submit offers and/or questions to the attention of Thea Maddox, Contracts Specialist, by email to thea.maddox@usmc.mil.

Link/URL: https://www.fbo.gov/spg/DON/USMC/Contracts_Office_CTQ8/M67854-14-Q-4423/listing.html


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