70--Instrument Manager Software Support Agreement - Richmond VAMC

Agency: Department of Veterans Affairs
State: Virginia
Type of Government: Federal
FSC Category:
  • 70 - General Purpose Information Technology Equipment (including software).
NAICS Category:
  • 511210 - Software Publishers
Posted Date: Sep 21, 2017
Due Date: Sep 22, 2017
Solicitation No: VA24617Q2026
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Notice Type :
Sources Sought
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The Department of Veterans Affairs, Network Contracting Office 6, Charles George VA Medical Center, Asheville, NC intends to award a contract to provide software upgrades for existing Instrument Manager equipment. The NAICS code for this requirement is 511210 and business size standard of $38.5M.

This is not a request for bids, quotes, or proposals. This is a SOURCES SOUGHT announcement only. The purpose of this notice is to conduct market research and obtain information from qualified businesses. The responses to this announcement will assist in determining the socio-economic set aside if feasible. The Department of Veterans Affairs is required by Public Law 109-461 to give first priority to SDVOSB and VOSB concerns if there should be sufficient firms available to compete under a set aside. If insufficient veteran owned and small business response is received to establish the basis for setting this action aside for other than large business participation then the action will be advertised as full and open competition, in which case, all interested parties responding shall be eligible to bid.

The Richmond VA Medical Center, located at 1201 Broad Rock Blvd, Richmond VA 23249, is seeking a potential qualified contractor than can provide the following requirements for existing Instrument Manager equipment:



Support of IM Interface Connection


Support of IM


Support of IM Bi-Directional Integration License


Support of Connection for Hot Backup System


Support of IM Hot Backup Software


Support of Specimen Management Package


This notice shall not be construed as a commitment by the Government to ultimately award a contract, nor does it restrict the Government to a particular acquisition approach. All information submitted in response to this announcement is voluntary; the Government will not pay for information requested nor will it compensate any respondent for any cost incurred in developing information provided to the Government. All information submitted in response to this Sources Sought notice become property of the Government.

Interested and capable respondents are requested to provide the information below. All responses to this notice shall include: company name, address, point of contact, phone number, DUNS number (www.dnb.com ), list of available compatible products, the geographical location the respondent is able to service, and documentation of authorized distributor certification (if a brand name product is intended for offer should the requirement go to solicitation).

(1) Business size (small or large business concern), and number of employees;

(2) Type of small business

a. Service Disabled Veteran Owned Small Business

b. Veteran Owned Small Business

c. Small Disadvantaged

d. HubZone

e. Woman Owned

f. Small Business

Responses to this notice should be emailed to Matthew R. Gray at Matthew.Gray@va.gov. Telephone responses will not be accepted. Responses must be received in writing no later than 22 September 2017 at 8:00 AM EDST. This notice is to assist the VA in determining sources only. All contractors interested in doing business with the Government must be registered in the System for Award Management (SAM) database. The website for registration is www.sam.gov. Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Businesses and Veteran-Owned Small Businesses should also indicate whether the company is verified by the VA in the Vendor Information Pages (VIP) Database at www.vetbiz.gov.
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Posted Date:
September 20, 2017
Description: VA246-17-Q-2026 VA246-17-Q-2026.docx
Contracting Office Address :
Department of Veterans Affairs;Network Contracting Office 6;100 Emancipation Drive;Hampton VA 23667
Place of Performance :
Department of Veterans Affairs;Richmond VAMC;1201 Broad Rock Blvd;Richmond, VA
Point of Contact(s) :
Matthew R Gray
Contract Specialist

Contract Specialist

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