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Solicitation Number: 0010443676
Agency: Department of the Army
Office: FedBid
Location: -- for Department of Army procurements only
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Bids are being solicited under solicitation number 0010443676. This announcement constitutes the only solicitation; bids are being requested and a written solicitation will not be issued. The solicitation is issued as an invitation for bids (IFB), unless otherwise indicated herein.If your company can provide the product/services listed on the solicitation and comply with all of the solicitation instructions, please respond to this notice. To view the specifications, please go to and reference Buy No. 585232.

Army CHESS Bids Only: Sellers bidding on this opportunity MUST have the items requested on an existing Army CHESS contract. The contract must either be in the Seller's name or the Seller must be able to document its ability to act as an agent of a partner's contract. Sellers must not bid more than their applicable contract ceiling price, excluding the FedBid Fee, for contract-specific items. Sellers may offer Open Market items only in accordance with the approved Terms and Conditions of their respective Army CHESS contract AND upon approval from the soliciting contracting officer.

This requirement is unrestricted and only qualified sellers may submit bids.The solicitation pricing on will start on the date this solicitation is posted and will end on 2014-02-06 14:00:00.0 Eastern Time or as otherwise displayed at Destination shall be FT Benning, GA 31905

The MICC Fort Benning requires the following items, Purchase Description Determined by Line Item, to the following:
LI 001: 32 port Distro Sw. (N5K-C5548UP-FA), Mfg. Cisco/PN N5K-C5548UP-FA, 1, EA;
LI 002: 10gig SFP+ Uplink Module (C3KX-NM-10G),Mfg.Cisco PN/ c3kX-NM-10G, 3, EA;
LI 003: 10gig SFP+ (SFP-10G-LR(=), Mfg. Cisco, PN SFP-10G-LR, 10, EA;
LI 004: Secondary PS Distro Sw. (N55-PAC-750W(=) Mfg. Cisco PN N55-PAC-750W, Front to back airflow., 1, EA;
LI 005: Power 50cm stacking cable (CAB-STACK-50CM=) Mfg. Cisco PN CAB-Stack-50CM, 2, EA;
LI 006: Power 1 m stacking cable (CAB-STACK-1M=)Mfg. Cisco PN CAB-Stack-1M, 2, EA;
LI 007: APC SMART UPS 2200 (SAU2200RM2U)American power conversion(APC) PN SMT2200RM2U, 3, EA;
LI 008: APC SMART UPS 1500 (SAU1500RM2U)American power conversion (APC) PN SMT1500RM2U, 1, EA;
LI 009: Two Post Rail Kit for APC SMART UPS (AP9625)American power conversion(APC) PN AP9625, 3, EA;

Solicitation and Buy Attachments

***Question Submission: Interested offerors must submit any questions concerning the solicitation at the earliest time possible to enable the Buyer to respond. Questions must be submitted by using the 'Submit a Question' feature at Questions not received within a reasonable time prior to close of the solicitation may not be considered.***

For this solicitation, MICC Fort Benning intends to conduct an online competitive reverse auction to be facilitated by the third-party reverse auction provider, FedBid, Inc. FedBid has developed an online, anonymous, browser based application to conduct the reverse auction. A Seller may submit a series of pricing bids, which descend in price during the specified period of time for the aforementioned reverse auction. MICC Fort Benning is taking this action in an effort to improve both seller access and awareness of requests and the agency's ability to gather multiple, completed, real-time bids.All responsible Sellers that respond to this solicitation MUST submit the pricing portion of their bid using the online exchange located at There is no cost to register, review procurement data or make a bid on that are not currently registered to use should proceed to to complete their free registration. Sellers that require special considerations or assistance may contact the FedBid Helpdesk at 877-9FEDBID (877-933-3243) or via email at Sellers may not artificially manipulate the price of a transaction on by any means. It is unacceptable to place bad faith bids, to use decoys in the process or to collude with the intent or effect of hampering the competitive process.Should Sellers require additional clarification, contact FedBid at 877-9FEDBID (877-933-3243) or

Use of FedBid: Buyers and Sellers agree to conduct this transaction through FedBid in compliance with the FedBid Terms of Use. Failure to comply with the below terms and conditions may result in offer being determined as non-responsive.

The selected Offeror must submit a completed copy of the provision at 52.212-3, Offeror Representations and Certifications - Commercial Items. FAR 52.212-4, Contract Terms and Conditions - Commercial Items, applies to this aquisition. The selected Offeror must comply with the following commercial item terms and conditions: FAR 52.209-5, Certification Regarding Responsibility Matters and FAR 52.212-1, Instructions to Offerors - Commercial, applies to this acquisition. The selected Offeror must submit a completed copy of the provision at 52.212-3, Offeror Representations and Certifications - Commercial Items. FAR 52.212-4, Contract Terms and Conditions - Commercial Items, applies to this acquisition.

The following FAR clauses in paragraph (b) of FAR clause 52.212-5, Contract Terms and Conditions Required to Implement Statutes or Executive Orders-Commercial Items, will apply: 52.222-21, Prohibition of Segregated Facilities; 52.222-26, Equal Opportunity; 52.225-13, Restriction on Certain Foreign Purchases; and 52.232-33, Payment by Electronic Funds Transfer ? Central Contractor Registration. The full text of a FAR clause may be accessed electronically at

The following DFARS clauses are applicable under DFAS 252.212-7001: 252.225-7001, Buy American Act and Balance of Payments Program; 252.211-7003 ITEM IDENTIFICATION AND VALUATION (JUN 2005); 252.246-70000 Material Inspection and receiving Report and Army Electronic Invoicing Instructions

This solicitation requires registration with the System for Award Management (SAM) prior to award, pursuant to applicable regulations and guidelines. Registration information can be found at

New equipment ONLY. NO remanufactured or used products. NO "GREY" market items.

Bid MUST be valid for 30 calendar days after submission

FOB Destination CONUS (CONtinental U.S.)

No partial shipments unless otherwise specified.

Payment terms shall be net 30 unless otherwise agreed to by MICC Fort Benning.

In accordance with DFARS 252.232-7003, ?Electronic Submission of Payment Requests and Receiving Reports?, the contractor shall submit their payment request electronically using the Wide Area Workflow (WAWF). The WAWF website is located at There is no charge to use WAWF. Contractors must register to use WAWF at this website and ensure an electronic business point of contact (POC) is designated in the Central Contractor Registration site at within ten (10) calendar days after award of this contract. Contractor training is available at the website Home Page, under about WAWF. Contractors may contact the WAWF Customer Support for assistance toll free at 866-618-5988; commercial: 801-605-7095; Fax commercial: 801-605-7453 or CSCASSIG@CSD.DISA.MIL

Submission of Offers in the English Language

The Government will award a contract resulting from this solicitation to the responsible quoter whose quote conforming to the solicitation will be most advantageous to the Government, considering price alone.

6600 Meloy Dr., Suite 250, FT Benning, GA 31905
FT Benning, GA 31905
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