This is a combined synopsis/solicitation for commercial items prepared in accordance with the format in FAR Subpart 12.6, as supplemented with additional information included in this notice. FAR Part 13, Simplified Acquisition Procedures, are being utilized for this acquisition. This requirement is being competed as an 8(a) small business set-aside. This announcement constitutes the only solicitation; quotations are being requested and a written solicitation document will not be issued.
This is a Request for Quotation (RFQ). This solicitation document and incorporated clauses are those in effect through Federal Acquisition Circular 2005-52.
Offerors will be responsible for obtaining related amendments to this solicitation, if any, from www.fbo.gov. It is the responsibility of each potential offeror to monitor www.fbo.gov for any amendments or other information related to this solicitation.
The associated North American Industrial Classification System (NAICS) code for this procurement is 541519.
The following Section 508 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 standards apply:
1194.31 Functional Performance Criteria 1194.41 Information, Documentation and Support
The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), Office of Information Systems Management (OISM), Enterprise Systems Division (ESD) and Customer Access and Support Division (CASD) requires technical support for the consolidation of the two Active Directory (AD) domains managed by OISM into a single AD domain using the Quest Migration Manager for Active Directory tool developed by Quest Software. The OISM Windows AD domain infrastructure is a critical element of Directory Services and one of the primary resources for Central Authentication, Authorization and Data Access at NIST. The Quest Migration Manager for Active Directory simplifys the consolidation process and allows for migration of Active Directory data with no interruption to normal business workflow.
Contractor support is required to assist with the consolidation of the two AD domains managed by OISM into a single AD domain using the Quest Migration Manager for Active Directory in accordance with the attached Performance Work Statement.
All responsible offerors that are 8(a) small businesses are invited to submit quotations in accordance with the instructions below. ADDENDUM TO PROVISION 52.212-1 - QUOTATION SUBMISSION INSTRUCTIONS Paragraph (b) below replaces paragraph (b) in provision 52.212-1. (b) Submission of quotations. Submit dated quotations to the office specified in this solicitation at or before the exact time specified in this solicitation. Quotations may be submitted on company letterhead stationery, or as otherwise specified in the solicitation. As a minimum, quotations must include- (1) The solicitation number; (2) The name, address, and telephone number of the offeror; (3) Technical description of the items being offered in sufficient detail to evaluate compliance with requirements in the solicitation. Item MUST meet exact specifications as laid out in the description attached. This may include product literature, or other documents, if necessary; (4) Terms of any expressed warranty; (5) Firm-fixed price for each CLIN and discount terms; (6) Acknowledgement of solicitation amendment(s); (7) Include a statement specifying the extent of agreement with all terms, conditions, and provisions included in the solicitation. Quotations that fail to furnish required representations or information, or reject the terms and conditions of the solicitation may be excluded from consideration.
NIST reserves the right to award a purchase order without discussions, based solely on the submission of the Contractor.
EVALUATION FACTORS FOR AWARD: The award will be made to the responsible authorized offeror whose technically acceptable quotation is deemed to represent the lowest price. Offers that meet all of the requirements in the attached PWS will be deemed technically acceptable.
Any communications regarding this acquisition must be made via email to Divya Soni at firstname.lastname@example.org and shall identify the solicitation number, company name, company address, as well as point of contact email address and phone number.
All quotations shall be submitted electronically to email@example.com referencing the solicitation number.