Notice Type: Combine Solicitation
Posted Date: 21-JUL-14
Office Address: Department of Commerce; National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST); Acquisition Management Division; 100 Bureau Drive, Building 301Room B130 Gaithersburg MD 20899-1410
Subject: Colocation services in designated IBX
Classification Code: D - Information technology services, including telecommunications services
Solicitation Number: SB1350-14-RQ-0463
Contact: Jemal Williams, Phone 202-482-1459, Email firstname.lastname@example.org
Description: Department of Commerce
National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST)
Acquisition Management Division
This is a combined synopsis/solicitation for commercial items prepared in accordance with the format in FAR Subpart 12.6, in conjunction with FAR 13., as applicable, and as supplemented with additional information included in this notice. This announcement constitutes the only solicitation; bids are being requested and a written solicitation will not be issued. The National Institutes of Standards and Technology (NIST) is conducting a procurement for the International Trade Administration, Chief Information Office. The RFQ number is SB1350-14-RQ-0463. This solicitation documents and incorporates provisions and clauses in effect through FAC 2005-75. It is the responsibility of the contractor to be familiar with the applicable clauses and provisions. The clauses may be accessed in full text at this address: www.acquisition.gov/far. The request for proposal is issued on an unrestricted basis allowing both large and small business to submit proposals under NAICS Code 541519.
The due date for receipt of offeror's proposal is 12:00 p.m. Eastern Time, Monday , July 28th , 2013. Vendor proposal shall be sent by email to the attention of Jemal Williams at email@example.com.
Vendors not registered in the System for Award Management (SAM) database at the time the requirement is to be awarded will not be considered. Vendors may register with SAM by accessing www.sam.gov.
1352.215-72 INQUIRIES (APR 2010)
Offeror's must submit all questions concerning this solicitation in writing to firstname.lastname@example.org. Questions should be received no later than Wednesday July 23rd at 2:00 pm EST. Any responses to questions will be made in writing, without identification of the questioner, and will be included in an amendment to the solicitation. Even if provided in other form, only the question responses included in the amendment to the solicitation will govern performance of the contract. (End of Provision)
NIST intends to award a purchase order to a vendor that can provide the following:
ITA, Office of the Chief Information Officer (OCIO) has a requirement to route all internet traffic through a Managed Trusted Internet Protocol Service (MTIPS). In order to meet this requirement, ITA has to establish a circuit between Amazon Web Service; Infrastructure as a Service (laaS) and Centurylink the ITA Internet Service Provider (ISP). Both vendors do not provide a bridge between the two systems and ITA has to provide the hardware and connection to connect both services. ITA has a requirement for a physical connection to be established.
The selected vendor shall provide:
Colocation services in a designated IBX
This requirement is to have 1 Cross connect to AWS, and 1 Cross Connection to Centurylink (Selected Network Carrier).
A cage for ITA to stage one physical firewall/to perform this physical bridge between the two systems:
Quantity Description 1 19th Standard Locked 4 post cabinet in Shared Space 1 20 amp_120 Volt Single Phase Primary Circuit 1 20 Amp_120Volt Singe Phase Redundant Circuit 1 Fiber Cross Connects
Estimated Period of Performance:
3 years from date of award
***INSTRUCTION TO OFFERORS
***EVALUATION CRITERIA: 1352.213-70 Evaluation Utilizing Simplified Acquisition Procedures (APRIL 2012) The Government will issue an order resulting from this request for quotation to the responsible Offeror whose quotation results as "best value at the lowest delivered price". ***
Technical Approach and Capability- The offeror will be evaluated for its demonstrated approach and capability to successfully perform the requirements identified above.
*** The full text of a FAR provision or clause may be accessed electronically at http://acquisition.gov/comp/far/index.html. The full text of a CAR provision or clause may be accessed at http://ecfr.gpoaccess.gov/cgi/t/text/text-idx c=ecfr&sid=4e688f283b79af361b0d640fd9f28ed6&rgn=div5&view=text&node=48:188.8.131.52.1&idno=48.***
*** The following provisions apply to this acquisition: 52.212-1 Instructions to Offerors-Commercial Items; 52.212-3 Offerors Representations and Certifications- Commercial Items. ***
*** Offerors must complete annual representations and certifications on-line at sam.gov in accordance with FAR 52.212-3 Offerors Representations and Certifications- Commercial Items.
***The following clauses apply to this acquisition:
1352.209-74 Organizational Conflict of Interest 1352.209-73 Compliance with the Laws 1352.201-70 Contracting Officer's Authority 1352.246-70 Place of Acceptance 52.212-4 Contract Terms and Conditions-Commercial Items; 52.212-5 Contract Terms and Conditions Required to Implement Statutes or Executive Orders-Commercial Items including subparagraphs: 52.222-3, Convict Labor; 52.222-19 Child Labor - Cooperation With Authorities And Remedies; 52.222-21, Prohibition of Segregated Facilities; 52-222-26, Equal Opportunity; 52.222-36, Affirmative Action for Workers with Disabilities; 52.225-13 Restriction on Certain Foreign Purchases; 52.232-33 Payment by Electronic Funds Transfer-Central Offeror Registration. Department of Commerce Agency-Level Protest Procedures Level above the Contracting Officer is also incorporated. It can be downloaded at www.nist.gov/admin/od/contract/agency.htm. ***
This is an Open-Market Combined Synopsis/Solicitation for a Venue as defined herein. The Government intends to award a Purchase Order as a result of this Combined Synopsis/Solicitation that will include the terms and conditions that are set forth herein.
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