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D--Renew maintenance on Falconstor SAN

Solicitation Number: RFQ-RT-13-00087
Agency: Environmental Protection Agency
Office: Office of Acquisition Management
Location: RTP Procurement Operations Division, E105-02
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RFQ-RT-13-00087
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Combined Synopsis/Solicitation
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Added: Aug 12, 2013 11:30 am
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

The quotation number is RFQ-RT-13-00087, 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 05-69.

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 $25.0 million. This action is to provide support for Falconstor equipment with the following line items: Base Year: Item 1: Part Number FS-NSSTSAGLD-G, NSS VS630 Virtual Storage Appliance, quantity of 2, Item 2: Part Number FS-NSSTSAGLD-G, NSS VS Capacity Expansion Head - 24TB NL-SAS quantity of 1, Item 3: FS-NSSTSAGLD-G , NSS VS630 Virtual Storage Appliance, quantity of 2, Item 4: FS-NSSTSAGLD-G , NSS VS Capacity Expansion Head - 24TB NL-SAS, quantity of 1, Item 5: FS-NCDTSUGAS-U , Upgrade Assurance for NSS VS Only, quantity of 1. Option Year 0001: Item 1001: Part Number FS-NSSTSAGLD-G, NSS VS630 Virtual Storage Appliance, quantity of 1, Item 1002: Part Number FS-NSSTSAGLD-G, NSS VS Capacity Expansion Head - 24TB NL-SAS quantity of 1, Item 1003: FS-NSSTSAGLD-G , NSS VS630 Virtual Storage Appliance, quantity of 2, Item 1004: FS-NSSTSAGLD-G , NSS VS Capacity Expansion Head - 24TB NL-SAS, quantity of 1, Item 1005: FS-NCDTSUGAS-U , Upgrade Assurance for NSS VS Only, quantity of 1. Option Year 0002: Item 2001: Part Number FS-NSSTSAGLD-G, NSS VS630 Virtual Storage Appliance, quantity of 1, Item 2002: Part Number FS-NSSTSAGLD-G, NSS VS Capacity Expansion Head - 24TB NL-SAS quantity of 1, Item 2003: FS-NSSTSAGLD-G , NSS VS630 Virtual Storage Appliance, quantity of 2, Item 2004: FS-NSSTSAGLD-G , NSS VS Capacity Expansion Head - 24TB NL-SAS, quantity of 1, Item 2005: FS-NCDTSUGAS-U , Upgrade Assurance for NSS VS Only, quantity of 1.

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, 52.219-6, Notice of Total Small Business Set-Aside. (15 U.S.C. 644), 52.209-10, Prohibition on Contracting with Inverted Domestic Corporations, 52.219-28, Post Award Small Business Program Rerepresentation, 52.222-3, Convict Labor (E.O. 11755), 52.222-19, Child Labor?Cooperation with Authorities and Remedies, 52.222-21, Prohibition of Segregated Facilities, 52.222-26 Equal Opportunity (E.O. 11246), 52.222-36, Affirmative Action for Handicapped Workers (29 U.S.C. 793), 52.222-40, Notification of Employee Rights Under the National Labor Relations Act (E.O. 13496), 52.223-18, Contractor Policy to Ban Text Messaging While Driving (E.O. 13513), 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 ? System for Award Management (31 U.S.C. 3332), 52.217-9 -- Option to Extend the Term of the Contract, 52.239-1, Privacy or Security Safeguards (5 U.S.C. 3332), EPAARS 1552.211-79 Compliance with EPA Policies for Information Resources Management, EPAARS 1552.232-74 Payments?simplif ied acquisition procedures financing, EPA-2012-10 -- Unpaid Federal Tax Liability & Felony Criminal Violation Certification, Evaluation of Options (52.217-5). 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 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.

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 your responsibility to frequently check the same site where the notice is posted for any amendments. Signed and dated quotations referencing the RFQ number RFQ-RT-11-00182 must be submitted, no later than 3:00 p.m. August 27, 2011, to Christopher Davis at email Davis.Christopher@epa.gov. Christopher Davis is the point of contact regarding this quotation and can be reached at 919-541-4609 or 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