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Data Center Hosting Services

Solicitation Number: OPM32-13-R-0007
Agency: Office of Personnel Management
Office: Facilities, Security and Contracting
Location: Contracting
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Combined Synopsis/Solicitation
Added: Feb 12, 2013 8:49 am
This is a combined synopsis/solicitation for a commercial service prepared in accordance with Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) Subpart 12.102 (g) and 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 Solicitation number is: OPM32-13-R-0007 and is issued as a Request for Proposals (RFP) for Data Center Hosting Services as identified in the attached solicitation document. This solicitation document incorporates all mandatory commercial item provisions and clauses that are in effect through Federal Acquisition Circular (FAC) 05-65 dated January 29, 2013.

The North American Industrial Classification System (NAICS) code is 518210, and the small business size standard is $25.0 million. This procurement is 100% set-aside for small business concerns.

The Data Center Hosting Services will enable the Agency to consolidate five of its data centers to a single commercial location. OPM envisions a commercial data center that will host OPM owned IT resources that remain physically isolated from other services or cloud offering that the Data Center Host (DCH) may provide. The DCH will provide floor space, power, air conditions, network cross connecting, and physical security to Co-Located OPM equipment which will be contained within a physical boundary inside the DCH's facility. Specific requirement pertaining to the physical security, data center characteristics, and geographic, space, management, cyber-security, disaster recover, and service level requirements are provided in the attached Performance Work Statement.

OPM intends to award a single Fixed Price contract to the offeror that represents the best value to the government, subject to funds availability. OPM is seeking a one year contract with nine one-year option periods, not to exceed ten years total. Funding is currently not available for this requirement.

Small business concerns for the NAICS Code identified above are invited to submit their quotations to the Office of Personnel Management's (OPM) Contracting Group in response to this notice by 10:00 AM Eastern Time (ET), March 11, 2013. Proposals submitted in response to this notice shall be in accordance with the instructions contained within the attached solicitation.

Questions pertaining to this solicitation must be submitted, in writing, no later than 10:00 a.m. Eastern Time, Thursday, February 21, 2013. Please include the solicitation number (OPM32-13-R-0007) in the subject line. Questions must be submitted by email to


Vendors not registered in the System for Award Management (SAM) database at the time the requirement is to be awarded will not be considered. Vendors may register with SAM at


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Posted Date:
February 12, 2013
Description: Request for Proposals (RFP) for Data Center Hosting
RFP OPM32-13-R-0007
1900 E Street, N.W., Room 1342
Washington, District of Columbia 20415-7710
United States
1900 E Street, NW

Washington, District of Columbia 20415
United States
Jeffery C. Brakebill,
Contract Specialist
Phone: 2026061991
Fax: 2026061464