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D--VitalQIP Maintenance

Solicitation Number: RFQ-RT-12-00117
Agency: Environmental Protection Agency
Office: Office of Acquisition Management
Location: RTP Procurement Operations Division, E105-02
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Combined Synopsis/Solicitation
Added: Jun 04, 2012 10:38 am
This is a combined synopsis/solicitation for commercial items prepared in accordance with the format in Subpart 12.6 and Part 13, as supplemented with additional information included in this notice. This announcement constitutes the only solicitation and quotes are hereby being requested. Solicitation RFQ-RT-12-0117 is being issued as a Request for Quote (RFQ). The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency intends to solicit and award a firm-fixed price contract under Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) Part 13. This requirement is being solicited as an unrestricted procurement. The North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) code for this acquisition is 541512 size standard of $25.5M.

This requirement being solicited is for annual software maintenance renewal for VitalQIP Maintenance for the period of performance of one year from date of award. This action is to provide support for Maintenance for Alcatel Lucent ? VitalQIP with the following line items: Item: 300757499, VitalQIP RTSA, 24x7 ? 1 Year (Active), Qty: 130,000, Item: 300953916-a, VQIP Appliance RTSA, 24x7, 1 Year (AMM 1000), Qty: 12, Item: 300953916-b, VQIP Appliance RTSA, 24x7, 1 Year (AMM 500), Qty: 2, Item: 300953916-c, VQIP Appliance RTSA, 24x7, 1 Year (AMS 1000), Qty: 3, Item: 300953916-d VQIP Appliance RTSA, 24x7, 1 Year (ESM 1000), Qty: 3

FAR provisions and/or clauses referenced are available online at Solicitation Provision FAR 52.212-2, Evaluation -Commercial Items is hereby incorporated by reference with the fill-in for paragraph (a) of "price is the only factor."

Contractors are reminded to submit a completed copy of the provision at 52.212-3, Offeror Representations and Certifications-Commercial Items with their quote. Clause 52.212-4, Contract Terms and Conditions - Commercial Items is hereby incorporated by reference. Clause 52.212-5, Contract Terms and Conditions Required to Implement Statutes or Executive Orders-Commercial Items is hereby incorporated by reference, as well as the following clauses cited in the clause which apply to this solicitation, 52.219-28, Post Award Small Business Program Rerepresentation, 52.222-3, Convict Labor (E.O. 11755), 52.222-21, Prohibition of Segregated Facilities, 52.222-26, Equal Opportunity (E.O. 11246), 52.222-36, Affirmative Action for Workers with Disabilities (29 U.S.C. 793), 52.223-18, Encouraging Contractor Policies to Ban Text Messaging while Driving, 52.232-33, Payment by Electronic Funds Transfer - Central Contractor Registration (31 U.S.C. 3332), 52.239-1, 52.222-51, Exemption from Ap plication of the Service Contract Act to Contracts for Maintenance, Calibration, or Repair of Certain Equipment--Requirements (Nov 2007) (41 U.S.C. 351, et seq.)

Signed and dated quotes referencing the number RFQ-RT-12-00117 must be submitted, no later than 2:00 p.m. June 20, 2012, to Christopher Davis at FAX (919) 685-3415 or Christopher Davis is the point of contact regarding this solicitation and can be reached at (919) 541-4609, or email
RTPPODUS Environmental Protection Agency109 T.W. Alexander DriveMail Code: E105-02Research Triangle ParkNC27709USA
Christopher Davis