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D--Dell Server Maintenance - EPA at RTP, OARM

Solicitation Number: RFQ-RT-12-00168
Agency: Environmental Protection Agency
Office: Office of Acquisition Management (OAM)
Location: RTP Procurement Operations Division (RTPPOD)
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Combined Synopsis/Solicitation
Added: Aug 30, 2012 11:38 am
This is a combined synopsis/solicitation for commercial services 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-12-00168, and the procurement is being issued as a set aside for Small Business competition 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 05-60.

This procurement is set aside for Small Businesses. All responses from responsible Small Business sources will be fully considered. The NAICS Code is 541519 with a Size Standard of $25.5 million. This action is for support to provide maintenance for the following Dell Equipment Located at 109 T.W. Alexander Drive, RTP, NC.

Twenty (20) Dell PowerEdge 2850 Servers, Twenty-one (21) Dell PowerEdge 2950 Servers, Four (4) Dell Power Vault 132T?s, Eight (8) Dell PowerEdge R710?s and Two (2) Power Vault MD 1000?s. Response time shall be 4 hours or less. Period of performance for 24 x 7 On-Site Maintenance shall be: 10/01/2012 ? 09/30/2013 FAR provisions and/or clauses referenced are available on-line at . 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 is as follows: All offerors will be evaluated on their past performance for work similar in size and scope as the requirement and their corporate experience in the area of the government's requirement. Past Performance and Corporate Experience are equal in importance. Offerors should provide references for their past performance, at least three for work performed similar in size and scope over the last three years. Offerors should also provide information regarding their corporate experience in performing and managing work similar to the government's requirement. Past Performance and Corporate Experience, when combined, are more important than cost/price. The government will award on the basis of best value. Contractors are reminded to submit a completed copy of the provision at FAR 52.212-3, Offeror Representations and Certifications-Commercial Items with their quote. These additional provisions also apply FAR 52.209-2, FAR 52.222-48 and EPA-2012-5 - Representation by Corporations Regarding A Felony Conviction Under Federal Law Or Unpaid Federal Tax Liability. Offerors must certify and submit with offer. Offerors may obtain a copy of these provisions at this website: The following clauses are incorporated by reference: FAR 52.204-7 -- Central Contractor Registration (Apr 2008), 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, 52.204-10, Reporting Executive Compensation and First-Tier Subcontract Awards, 52.209-6, Protecting the Government?s Interest When Subcontracting with Contractors Debarred, Suspended, or Proposed for Debarment, 52.209-10, Prohibition on Contracting with Inverted Domestic Corporations, 52.219-6, Notice of Total Small Business Set-Aside, 52.219-14, 52.219-28, Post Award Small Business Program Rerepresentation (15 U.S.C. 632(a)(2), 52.222-3, Convict Labor (E.O. 11755), 52.222-19, Child Labor?Cooperation with Authorities and Remedi es (E.O. 13126), 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), 52.222-40, Notification of Employee Rights Under the National Labor Relations Act (E.O. 13496), 52.223-18, Encouraging Contractor Policies to Ban Text Messaging While Driving (E.O. 13513), 225-1, Buy American Act?Supplies (41 U.S.C. 10a-10d), 52.225-13, Restrictions on Certain Foreign Purchases (June 2008) (E.O.?s, proclamations, and statutes administered by the Office of Foreign Assets Control of the Department of the Treasury), 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), EPA-2012-10 -- Unpaid Federal Tax Liability & Felony Criminal Violation Certification (Apr 2012). 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 and

The FAR certifications and any subsequent amendments will be available via the Internet World Wide Web at only. Hard copies or diskettes will not be available. It will be your responsibility to frequently check the same site where the notice is posted for any amendments. Signed and dated proposals referencing the RFP number RFQ-RT-12-00168 must be submitted, no later than 3:00 p.m. 14 September 2012, to email at Christopher Davis is the point of contact regarding this solicitation and can be reached at 919-541-4609 or .
RTPPODUS Environmental Protection Agency109 T.W. Alexander DriveMail Code: E105-02Research Triangle ParkNC27709USA
OARM-RTP-IRMDUS Environmental Protection Agency109 TW Alexander Dr.C-604-03DurhamNC27711USA
Christopher Davis