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D--RSA Software Maintenance

Solicitation Number: RFQ-RT-13-00048
Agency: Environmental Protection Agency
Office: Office of Acquisition Management
Location: RTP Procurement Operations Division, E105-02
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RFQ-RT-13-00048
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Combined Synopsis/Solicitation
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Added: Feb 12, 2013 4:17 pm
This is a combined synopsis/solicitation for commercial items prepared in accordance with the format in Subpart 12.6, as supplemented with additional information included in this notice. This announcement constitutes the only solicitation; proposals are being requested and a written solicitation will not be issued.

The quotation number is RFQ-RT-13-00048, and the procurement is being issued as a sole source Request for Quotation (RFQ) using FAR Part 13 Simplified Acquisition Procedures. The solicitation document and incorporated provisions and clauses are those in effect through Federal Acquisition Circular 05-64.

This procurement is a Full and Open RFQ, under FAR Part 13.5. The NAICS Code for this RFQ is 511210, Software Publishers. There is no small business set-aside for this RFQ. This acquisition is Brand Name Specific. The acquisition is for Enhanced Maintenance for AA on two (2) Premium service agreements on a per user basis for quantities between 20,005 - 50,000. RSA has exclusive copyrights, patents, and/or trade secret ownership; therefore, this is a Brand Name Only acquisition.

The period of performance for this order shall be for a 10 month period of March 1 ? December 31, of 2013. Solicitation Provision FAR 52.212-2, Evaluation ?Commercial Items is hereby incorporated. The evaluation criteria to be included in paragraph (a) of provision 52.212-2 are as follows: Low Price, Technically Acceptable.

Contractors are reminded to submit a completed copy of the provision at 52.212-3, Offeror Representations and Certifications-Commercial Items with their quote. To obtain a copy of the provision at this website http://www.epa.gov/oam/rtp_cmd/ . 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, 52.203-6, Restrictions on Subcontractor Sales to the Government (Jul 1995), with Alternate I (41U.S.C. 253g and 10 U.S.C. 2402). (15 U.S.C. 644), 52.219-14, Limitations on Subcontracting (15 U.S.C. 637 (a)(14)). 52.219-27 Notice of Total Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Business Set-Aside. 52.222-3, Convict Labor (E.O. 11755), 52.222-21, Prohibition of Segregated Facilities, 52.222-26 Equal Opportunity (E.O. 11246), 52.222-35, Affirmative Action for Special Disabled and Vietnam Era Veterans (38 U.S.C. 4212), 52.222-36, Affirmative Action for Handicapped Workers (29 U.S.C. 793), 52.222-37, Employment Reports on special Disabled Veterans and Veterans of the Vietnam Era (38 U.S.C. 4212), 52.222-39, Notification of Employee Rights Concerning Payment of Union Dues or Fees (E.O. 13201), 52.222-50, Combating Trafficking in Persons and 52.232-33, Payment by Electronic Funds Transfer ? Central Contractor Registration (31 U.S.C. 3332), 52.239-1, Privacy or Security Safeguards (5 U.S.C. 3332). Additional terms and conditions include the clause 52.222-48 Exemption from Application of Service Contract Act Provisions for Contracts for Maintenance, Calibration, and/or Repair of Certain Information Technology, Scientific and Medical and/or Office and Business Equipment?Contractor Certification. Offerors must certify and submit with offer.

The FAR certifications and any subsequent amendments will be available via the Internet World Wide Web at http://www.epa.gov/oam/rtp_cmd only. Hard copies or diskettes will not be available. It will be the your responsibility to frequently check the same site where the notice is posted for any amendments. Signed and dated proposals referencing the RFQ number RFQ-RT-13-00048 must be submitted, no later than 3:00 p.m. 22 February 2013, to Christopher Davis at Davis.Christopher@epa.gov. Christopher Davis is the point of contact regarding this solicitation and can be reached at Davis.Christopher@epa.gov.
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RTPPODUS Environmental Protection Agency109 T.W. Alexander DriveMail Code: E105-02Research Triangle ParkNC27709USA
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Christopher Davis