D--Solarwinds License and Maintenance Issued 10/17 @ 12pm

Agency: Department of Veterans Affairs
State: South Carolina
Type of Government: Federal
Caegory:
  • D - Automatic Data Processing and Telecommunication Services
Set Aside: Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Business
Posted Date: Oct 10, 2017
Due Date: Oct 17, 2017
Solicitation No: 36C24718Q0016
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Solicitation Number :
36C24718Q0016
Notice Type :
Combined Synopsis/Solicitation
Synopsis :
Added: Oct 10, 2017 11:57 am
Solicitation: Solarwinds License, customer support and maintenance services

Terms: Base + 3 Option Years

Scope of Work: Provide the software license, customer support and maintenance services to the SolarWinds Server and Application Monitor software (AL700 up to 700 monitors) installed on government furnished equipment located in the Ralph H. Johnson VA Medical Center.

This effort shall be accomplished via on-line and telephone support and email. All procedures are to be performed in accordance with manufacturer (Solarwinds) specifications.

Notice Type: Combined Synopsis/Solicitation

(i) This is a COMBINED SYNOPSIS/SOLICITATION for commercial services/items prepared in accordance with the format in FAR subpart 12.6, in conjunction with the policies and procedures for solicitation, evaluation, and award as prescribed under FAR 13.1, and 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.

(ii) Solicitation 36C24718Q0016 is issued as a request for quotation (RFQ) COMBINED SYNOPSIS / SOLICITATION.

(iii) The provisions and clauses incorporated into this solicitation document are those in effect through Federal Acquisition Circular 2005-95, January 13, 2017. Provisions and clauses incorporated by reference have the same force and effect as if they were given in full text. The full text of the Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR) and Veterans Affairs Acquisition Regulations supplement (VAAR) can be accessed on the Internet at http://www.acquisition.gov/far/ (FAR) and http://www.va.gov/oal/library/vaar/ (VAAR). Additionally, 52.203-98, Prohibition on Contracting with Entities that Require Certain Internal Confidentiality Agreements Representation (DEVIATION 2015-02) and 52.203-98, Prohibition on Contracting with Entities that Require Certain Internal Confidentiality Agreements Representation (DEVIATION 2015-02) are incorporated into this solicitation.

(iv) This combined/synopsis solicitation is set aside for Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Business (SDVOSB) in accordance with VAAR 852.219-10. The acquisition will be made pursuant to the authority in FAR 13 to use simplified procedures for commercial items. The North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) code is NAICS 541519 Other Computer Related Services; Small Business Size Standard $27.5 Million.

Only Department of Veterans Affairs Center for Veterans Enterprise (CVE) Vendor Information Pages (VIP) VetBiz verified SDVOSB firms are eligible to submit an offer or receive an award of a VA contract that is set-aside for SDVOSB in accordance with VAAR Part 819. A non-verified vendor that submits a bid or proposal will be considered non-responsive and ineligible for award as listing in VIP is not self-correctable as a minor informality as, for example, a listing in SAM. The VIP database will be checked both upon receipt of an offer and prior to award.

(v) This procurement is for NEW EQUIPMENT ONLY; no remanufactured or "gray market" items. All Equipment must be covered by the manufacturer's warranty.

This requirement consists of the following items:

Brand Name-Standardization: Solarwinds

Period of Performance

Quantity

Unit

Unit Price

Base Year

Nov. 1, 2017 - Sept. 31, 2018

1

MFG Part # 4834License Upgrade of Solarwinds Server and Application Monitor from AL150 to AL700 (up to 700 monitors)

$

Option Year 1

Oct. 1st, 2018 - Sept. 31, 2019

1

MFG Part # 17205. SolarWinds Server and Application Monitor AL700 (up to 700 monitors) - Annual Maintenance Renewal

$

Option Year 2

Oct. 1st 2019 - Sept. 31, 2020

1

MFG Part # 17205. SolarWinds Server and Application Monitor AL700 (up to 700 monitors) - Annual Maintenance Renewal

$

Option Year 3

Oct. 1st 2020 Sept. 31, 2021

1

MFG Part # 17205. SolarWinds Server and Application Monitor AL700 (up to 700 monitors) - Annual Maintenance Renewal

$

(vi) Description of requirements for the items to be acquired.

Pricing Information:

1. Pricing should be considered FOB DESTINATION

2. No remanufactured or "gray market" items

3. All items must be covered by the manufacturer's warranty

4. Offer MUST be good for 30 calendar days after close of solicitation.

OFFER SUBMISSION: Acceptable offer submission is each CLIN listed separately with individual pricing on standard company quote form inclusive of shipping and provide ARO delivery timeframe. Include all requisite supporting documentation identified in this solicitation with your offer.

(vii) Date(s) and place(s) of delivery and acceptance and FOB point.

Delivery Address:

Department of Veterans Affairs

VAMC Warehouse/Receiving

1001 Trident Street

Hanahan, SC 29410-2903

1. Delivery: 30 Calendar Days ARO

2. Shipping: FOB DESTINATION

(viii) 52.212-1 Instructions to Offerors - commercial Items, apply to this solicitation with the following addenda, FAR 52.216-18 Ordering; VAAR 852.236-76 Correspondence; VAAR 852.237-70 Contractor Responsibilities; VAAR 852.270-1 Representatives of Contracting Officers; VAAR 852.273-75 Security Requirements for Unclassified Information Technology Resources.

(ix) 52.212-2 Evaluation - Commercial Items: FAR provision 52.212-2 applies to this solicitation. The Offeror that submits the offer that meets all the requirements of the solicitation, is responsive and responsible, and has the lowest cumulative price for all items (inclusive of delivery) and the offer is fair market price will be selected.

The Government anticipates awarding a single contract resulting from this solicitation to the lowest priced technically acceptable offer that conforms to all solicitation requirements. For price evaluation purposes, the lowest price technically acceptable offer will be selected for award.

Award without discussions is contemplated and all offerors are encouraged to submit their best offer with their initial submission.

OFFER SUBMISSION: Acceptable offer submission is each CLIN listed separately with individual pricing on standard company quote form inclusive of shipping. Include all requisite supporting documentation identified in this solicitation with your offer.

To be considered technically acceptable for award each offeror must provide with their submitted quote/offer:

Documentation that confirms the company/employees are manufacturer authorized resellers/ distributors of the quoted items.A

Offerors MUST enter exactly what they are quoting (including unit cost, total cost, make, model, manufacturer, part number, and description (salient features detailing the functional, mechanical, performance, and physical characteristics)) in order for the quote to be considered.

Brand Name Only

Documentation that confirms the company is registered and is the required socio-economic category in the System for Award Management (SAM). Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Business (SDVOSB) offerors must be verified by the Department of Veterans Affairs Center for Verification and Evaluation (CVE) at the time of submission of proposal. Failure to be verified will result in the offeror s proposal to be deemed non-responsive.

(x) 52.212-3 Offeror Representations and Certifications - Commercial Items- System for Award Management (SAM) located at www.sam.gov will be checked to verify ACTIVE registration status and self-certification for the required socio-economic category.

(xi) 52.212-4 Contract Terms and Conditions - Commercial Items: apply to this solicitation with the following addenda; VAAR 852.203-70 Commercial Advertising, VAAR 852.237-76 Electronic Invoice Submission.

(xii) 52.212-5 Contracts Terms and Conditions Required to Implement Statutes or Executive Orders - Commercial Items; The following FAR clauses identified at paragraph b of FAR 52.212.5 are considered checked and are applicable to this acquisition: 52.219-4, 52.219-8, 52.219-28, 52.219-3, 52.222-19, 52.222.21, 52.222-26, 52.222.35, 52.222-36, 52.222-37, 52.222-39, 52.225-1, 52.232-34, 52.222-41, 52.222-44.

(xiii) n/a.

(xiv) The Defense Priorities and Allocations System (DPAS) is not applicable to this acquisition.

(xv) QUOTES/OFFERS: All quotes/offers will be submitted via email to the Contracting Specialist, David W. Parente at david.parente@va.gov no later than 12:00 PM EDT on October 17, 2017. All quotes/offers submitted must include the Solicitation Number 36C24718Q0016 and Title in the subject line of the email. Quotes/offers received after this date and time will be not be considered for award.

To obtain clarifications and/or additional information concerning the contract requirements and/or specifications, submit a written Request for Information (RFI) via email to the Contracting Specialist David W. Parente at david.parente@va.gov. RFIs must be specific and in question format. All RFIs submitted shall include the Solicitation Number and Title, Contractor Name, City, State, Telephone, Email Address and the RFI question(s).

Questions regarding this solicitation shall be submitted no later than forty-eight (48) hours prior to the posted solicitation closing date and time, unless it is determined to be in the best interest of the Government as deemed by the CO. Telephone requests for information will not be accepted.

(xvi) Contact information

Contracting Office Address:

Department of Veterans Affairs

Network Contracting Office (NCO) 7

325 Folly Road, Ste 300

Charleston, SC 29412-2507

Primary Point of Contact:

David W. Parente

Contracting Specialist, NCO 7

David.parente@va.gov
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Contracting Office Address :
Department of Veterans Affairs;Ralph H. Johnson VA Medical Center;109 Bee Street;Charleston SC 29403-5799
Place of Performance :
Ralph H. Johnson VAMC;109 Bee St.;Charleston, SC
29401
USA
Point of Contact(s) :
David W. Parente
Contract Specialist
david.parente@va.gov

david.parente@va.gov

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