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Special Notice - Vanguard Licenses - Sole Source

September 3, 2014

Notice Type: Special Notice

Posted Date: 02-SEP-14

Office Address: Other Defense Agencies; Defense Human Resources Activity; Procurement Support Office; 4800 Mark Center Dr, STE 07G12 Alexandria VA 22350-1300

Subject: Vanguard Licenses - Sole Source

Classification Code: 70 - General purpose information technology equipment

Solicitation Number: DMDC-Vanguard

Contact: Matthew C. Poole, Contract Specialist, Email

Description: Other Defense Agencies

Defense Human Resources Activity

Procurement Support Office

The Defense Human Resources Activity (DHRA) intends to award a sole source purchase order to Vanguard Integrity Professionals, 6625 S. Eastern Avenue, Suite 100, Las Vegas, NV 89119. This purchase order will be awarded in accordance with FAR Part 6.302-1, Only One Responsible Source and No Other Supplies or Services Will Satisfy Agency Requirements. DHRA requires contractor software maintenance/license support to provide support to the Defense Manpower Data Center (DMDC). DMDC currently uses Vanguard licenses to provide support for the IBM z10 Series Mainframe. This software assists the IBM z10 Series Mainframe in providing computational support, administration support and research support to DMDC. This notice is not a request for competitive proposals. However, any party that believes it is capable of meeting this requirement as stated in the attached Statement of Work (SOW) may submit a written capability statement that clearly supports and demonstrates their ability to perform the requirement. Capability statements must be received by the response date and time of this notice. Submissions will be reviewed to determine if they can meet the requirement. A determination by the Government not to compete this proposed contract based upon responses to this notice is solely within the discretion of the Government.

This procurement is being conducted under in accordance with FAR Part 12. This action incorporates provisions and clauses that are in effect through Federal Acquisition Circulars 2005-76 Effective 25 August 2014 and DPN 20140828. See uploaded SOW and Vanguard -Manufacturer letter of sole source for a description of the requirement. Response Date: 10:00 a.m. Eastern, September 10, 2014. Please email inquiries to Matthew Poole at No phone calls.


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