Dec 11, 2017 12:52 pm
Dec 28, 2017 1:12 pm
PLEASE READ THIS ENTIRE NOTICE CAREFULLY AS IT CONSTITUTES THE ONLY NOTICE THAT WILL BE ISSUED.
This is a combined synopsis and solicitation for commercial items prepared in accordance with the format in FAR Subpart 12.6 - Streamlined Procedures for Evaluation and Solicitation for Commercial Items, as supplemented with additional information included in this notice. This announcement constitutes the only solicitation; quotes are being requested and a written solicitation will not be issued. Request For Quotation (RFQ) number is N66604-18-Q-0580.
This requirement is Unrestricted under the North American Industry Classification System Code (NAICS) for this acquisition is 334111 as concurred with by the NUWCDIVNPT Office of Small Business Programs (OSBP).
The Small Business Size Standard is 1,250 employees.
The Naval Undersea Warfare Center, Division Newport (NUWCDIVNPT) has a requirement for Brand Name Dell units to be completely compatible and interchangeable with the existing computers in the Weapons Analysis Facility (WAF) laboratory.
These computers must be able to be capable of being swapped around within minutes minimizing the weapon simulation down time that could affect program deadlines.
This requirement is for Brand Name Dell units and listed associated parts only (see attached Brand Name Specification).
NUWCDIVNPT intends to purchase the following items on a Firm Fixed Price basis:
Dell Netshelter SX 42U Rack
With Doors & Side Panels
Dell PowerEdge R730
Rackmount Computers (see attached for specifications)
VPI Mellanox FDR InfiniBand
QSFP Passive Copper Cables
Mellanox Infiniband SX6036
High Speed Network Switch
Mellanox Connect-3 VPI
Adapter Cards, Dual Port QSFP FDR IB
APC Metered Rack Power
Distribution Unit 200/208V
Unified Fabric Management
5 year Bronze Support for
4 year Global Bronze
Support - Extended Warranty
5 year Bronze Tech Support
For Infiniband SX6036 Switch
5 year Silver Support for
Unified fabric Management Standard License
The minimum specifications for each line item are attached (see attached Item Specifications).
This requirement is for brand new parts only.
Refurbished items are not acceptable.
Delivery: FOB Destination to Newport, RI (02841)
(Please provide best delivery date in quote)
In accordance with DFARS 252.211-7003, Item Identification and Valuation, if the unit prices proposed exceed $5,000 then UID tags will be required and payment will be via Wide Area Workflow.
This requirement will be awarded to the offeror with the lowest price technically acceptable (LPTA) quote.
In order to be determined technically acceptable (1) the offeror must quote items which meet the requirements listed in the minimum specifications, in the required quantities; and (2) the Government will consider past performance information in accordance with DFARS Provision 252.213-7000 where negative information within PPIRS-SR may render a quote being deemed technically unacceptable.
Incorporated provisions and clauses are those in effect through Federal Acquisition Circular 2005-95. The provision at FAR 52.212-1 - Instructions to Offerors-Commercial Items applies to this solicitation. The provision at FAR 52.212-2, Evaluation - Commercial Items applies to this solicitation. The provision of FAR 52.212-3 - Offeror Representations and Certifications Commercial Items apply to this solicitation. Clauses FAR 52.212-4, Contract Terms and Conditions--Commercial Items and 52.212-5, Contract Terms and Conditions Required to Implement Statutes or Executive Orders--Commercial Items apply to this solicitation.
The following addenda or additional terms and conditions apply: Defense Priorities and Allocations System (DPAS) rating is DO-C9; Electronic and Information Technology (EIT) 508 Compliance is required as follows:
36 C.F.R. 1194.21 - Software Applications and Operating System
36 C.F.R. 1194.23 - Telecommunications Products
36 C.F.R. 1194.25 - Self Contained, Closed Products
36 C.F.R. 1194.26 - Desktop and Portable Computers
36 C.F.R. 1194.31 - Functional Performance Criteria
36 C.F.R. 1194.41 - Information, Documentation and Support
Contractors must be registered in the System for Award Management (SAM) (https://www.sam.gov/portal/public/SAM/)
to be eligible for award. Instructions for registration are available on the website.
Offerors shall include price, delivery terms, and the following additional information with submissions; point of contact (including telephone number and email address), contractor CAGE code, and contractor DUNS number.
Offers must be emailed directly to Alexander Sasso at firstname.lastname@example.org
Offers must be received by 1400 on Tuesday January 9, 2018.
Offers received after this date and time will not be considered for award.
For questions regarding this acquisition, contact Alexander Sasso at email@example.com
Brand Name Specification
Dec 15, 2017 8:35 am
Dec 28, 2017 1:12 pm
The purpose of Amendment 1 is to answer the following question.
QUESTION 1: Is this requirement a small business set-aside?
ANSWER 1: This requirement is not a small business set-aside. This requirement is being competed as Unrestricted.
The purpose of Amendment 2 is to:
1: Update Item Specifications due to an updated Government requirement.
2: Attach updated item specifications labeled "Updated Item Specifications".
3: Extend RFQ closing date to January 9, 2018 at 2:00pm EST.