Solicitation Number: 1019620997
Notice Type: Presolicitation
Synopsis: Added: Aug 26, 2016 4:20 pm Modified: Aug 29, 2016 10:31 am
MODIFICATION NOTICE:Bids are being solicited under solicitation number 1019620997. 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 www.FedBid.com and reference Buy No. 821442_01.
GSA Schedule Bids Only: Sellers bidding on this opportunity MUST have the items requested on an existing GSA Schedule. The Schedule 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 Schedule. Sellers must not bid more than their applicable contract ceiling price, excluding the FedBid Fee, for contract-specific items.
If FedBid receives notice that, due to inclusion of the FedBid Fee, the Selected Bid"s line item pricing is higher than the Selected Seller"s applicable published government contract pricing, the
FedBid Fee will be reduced to ensure the Selected Bid"s line item pricing does not exceed the Selected Seller"s applicable contract pricing. Sellers may offer Open Market items only in accordance
with the approved Terms and Conditions of their respective GSA Schedule AND upon approval from the soliciting Contracting Officer. Information regarding GSA Schedules can be found at
This requirement is a [ Small Business ] set-aside and only qualified sellers may submit bids.The solicitation pricing on www.FedBid.com will start on the date this solicitation is posted and
will end on 2016-08-30 11:00:00.0 Eastern Time or as otherwise displayed at www.FedBid.com.FOB Destination shall be Washington, DC 20520
The Department of State requires the following items, Brand Name or Equal, to the following:
LI 001: EQ MAT TEST- MAINTENANCE FOR SOFTWARE - QUEST MESSAGESTATS PER MAILBOX MAINTENANCE RENEWAL, 133785, EA;
LI 002: EQ MAT TEST- MAINTENANCE FOR SOFTWARE - QUEST MESSAGESTATS PER MAILBOX MAINTENANCE RENEWAL QQ 1-297BC1W, Inv 1000412596, PO 4419989, 39143, 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 www.fedbid.com. Questions not received within a reasonable time prior to close of the solicitation may not be considered.***
For this solicitation, Department of State 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. Department of State 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 www.FedBid.com. There is no
cost to register, review procurement data or make a bid on www.FedBid.com.Sellers that are not currently registered to use www.FedBid.com should proceed to www.FedBid.com 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 email@example.com. Sellers may not
artificially manipulate the price of a transaction on www.FedBid.com by any means. It is unacceptable to place bad faith bids, to use decoys in the www.FedBid.com process or to collude with the
intent or effect of hampering the competitive www.FedBid.com process.Should Sellers require additional clarification, contact FedBid at 877-9FEDBID (877-933-3243) or
offer being determined as non-responsive.
In addition to providing pricing at www.FedBid.com for this solicitation, each Offeror must provide any required, NON-PRICING responses (e.g. technical proposal, representations and
certifications, etc.) so that they are received no later than the closing date and time for this solicitation; these can be submitted to firstname.lastname@example.org.
This solicitation requires registration with the System for Award Management (SAM) prior to award, pursuant to FAR 4.1102 and other applicable regulations and guidelines. Information can be found
at www.sam.gov. Registration must be "ACTIVE" at the time of award.
All Bids must be valid for 30 days from the closing date for this solicitation. No exceptions or qualifications.
New equipment ONLY, NO grey market or refurbished products. Items must be in original packaging, never used, and not altered in any way. Components of the requested equipment, to include memory,
must be manufacturer-approved and may not be compatible, remanufactured, or refurbished equipment. All items must be covered by manufacturer?s warranty and procured through a manufacturer
approved distribution channel. Sellers must be able to document their ability to provide items through manufacturer approved distribution channels upon request.
The Seller confirms to have sourced all products submitted in this Bid from manufacturer-approved channels for Federal sales, in accordance with all applicable laws and manufacturer?s current
applicable policies at the time of purchase. Seller must be able to support both the product sale and product pricing, in accordance with applicable manufacturer certification / specialization
requirements. If software is provided or included, Seller shall, upon request, provide Buyer with a copy of the End User License Agreement. Seller certifies that all software is licensed
originally to Buyer as the original licensee authorized to use the software.
All bid prices must include shipping FOB Destination. No partial shipments are permitted, unless otherwise specified by Contracting Officer at time of award.
GSA schedule orders may include "open market" items, i.e., items not on the awardee"s list of GSA schedule items, only in compliance with FAR 8.402(f). Offerors should verify in writing which
items are listed on their GSA schedule contracts and which items are "open market" items. For an offer to qualify as an offer based on a GSA schedule contract, the value of "open market" items
included in the offer may not exceed the applicable micro-purchase threshold as defined in FAR 2.101. In order to notate which items are open market, in accordance with FAR 8.402(f)(3), Seller
must write "open market" in the Line Item Description for any item not currently active on the cited contract, or list in the Seller Bid Description field all open market line numbers (e.g. "Open
Market Items: Lines 1, 2, 3.")
Delivery order awards shall only be made to the firm that has the GSA FSS contract awarded to them. The Government views a team arrangement as a prime and subcontractor relationship with the
delivery order only being awarded to one GSA FSS holder. To ensure compliance, prior to award the offeror MUST provide written proof from the GSA FSS contract holder that they have the right to
offer the GSA schedule items on behalf of the GSA FSS holder; AND a statement that the offeror accepts that the government will make award to the GSA schedule contract holder as the sole awardee
and they understand the Government will only accept invoices from and make payments to the GSA FSS contract holder. ATTENTION: Should a solicitation be set aside for a specific socio-economic
status, such as a small business, the FSS contract holder must meet the socio-economic requirement in order to be considered for award.
www.fedbid.com (b-821442_01, n-201168)
Contracting Office Address: 1735 n. lynn st, Arlington, VA 22209
Place of Performance: Washington, DC 20520
US Point of Contact(s): Name: Paul Virostek, Title: CS, Phone: 7035161560, Fax: , Email: email@example.com;
General Information Notice Type: Presolicitation
Original Posted Date: August 26, 2016
Posted Date: August 29, 2016
Response Date: August 30, 2016
Original Response Date: August 30, 2016
Archiving Policy: Automatic, on specified date
Original Archive Date: February 26, 2017
Archive Date: February 26, 2017
Original Set Aside: Total Small Business
Set Aside: Total Small Business
Classification Code: 70 -- General purpose information technology equipment
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