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Special Notice - Network Applications Systems that are at the Manufacturer's End of Service Life (EOSL)

August 26, 2014



Notice Type: Special Notice

Posted Date: 25-AUG-14

Office Address: Other Defense Agencies; Washington Headquarters Services; WHS, Acquisition Directorate; 1225 South Clark StreetSuite 1202 Arlington VA 22202-4371

Subject: Network Applications Systems that are at the Manufacturer's End of Service Life (EOSL)

Classification Code: 70 - General purpose information technology equipment

Solicitation Number: HJ4701411645

Contact: Eric U Darby, Contract Specialist, Phone (703) 545-3045, Email eric.u.darby.civ@mail.mil

Setaside: Total Small BusinessTotal Small Business

Place of Performance (address): Contracting Office Address: Washington Headquarters Service Attn: Acquistion Directorate 1225 South Clark Street Suite 200 Arlington, VA 22202

Place of Performance Country: US

Description: Other Defense Agencies

Washington Headquarters Services

WHS, Acquisition Directorate

Washington Headquarters Service/Acquistion Directorate (WHS/AD) intends to solicit on a sole source basis under the statutory authority permitting Other than Full and Open Competition 10 U.S.C. 2304(c) (1), as implemented by FAR 6.302-1, Only One Responsible Source and No Other Supplies or Services Will Satisfy Agency Requirements to contract to Terix Computer Service 5450 Frantz Road Suite 270 Dublin, Ohio 43016. The purchase of Annual Maintenance Hardware and Software Support Renewal for Defense Technical Information Center (DTIC) Network Applications Systems (NETAPP)that are at the Manufacturer's End of Service Life (EOSL) Criteria. (Systems that are in an EOS category are no longer eligible for regular manufacturer maintenance coverage.) However, it is imperative that these systems identified within this document are under a reasonable maintenance contract. DESCRIPTION OF SUPPLIES/SERVICES: The maintenance renewal for the NetApp End of Service Life (EOSL) support includes a Non-Returnable Disk Service. Systems that are in an EOS category are no longer eligible for regular manufacturer maintenance coverage. The EOSL support includes M-F 8X5 on-site service w/4hr response time, diagnosis and repair of the NetApp storage; end of life support to continue the life of the product; and next business day hardware support with a non-returnable disk service for replacement parts.

This notice of intent is not a request for proposals or quotations. Requests for copies of a solicitation in response to this notice will not be honored or acknowledged. A determination by the Government not to compete this proposed action based upon responses to this notice is solely with in the discretion of the Government. Information received will be considered solely for the purpose of determining whether conducting a competitive procurement is in the best interest of the Government. Interested parties may identify their capabilities by responding to this requirement, no later than 11:00 am EST, September 1, 2014. All information submitted should support the offerors capability to provide the items required, and shall be furnished at no cost or obligation to the Government. Responses must be in writing and must provide clear and concise documentation indicating an offerors bona fide capability to provide these items. Verbal responses are not acceptable and will not be considered. Responses may be submitted via email if the total file size is less than 5MB. Otherwise, responses must be submitted via hard copy to: Washington Headquarters Service/Acquistion Directorate (WHS/AD) 1225 South Clark Street Suite 200, Arlington, VA 22202. Questions concerning this requirement should be e-mailed to eric.u.darby.civ@mail.mil

Link/URL: https://www.fbo.gov/spg/ODA/WHS/REF/HJ4701411645/listing.html


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