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70 -- Large storage device and drives

Notice Date
Notice Type
Combined Synopsis/Solicitation
423430 — Computer and Computer Peripheral Equipment and Software Merchant Wholesalers
Contracting Office
Department of Commerce, National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), Acquisition Management Division, 100 Bureau Drive, Building 301, Room B129, Mail Stop 1640, Gaithersburg, Maryland, 20899-1640
ZIP Code
Solicitation Number
Archive Date
Point of Contact
Divya Soni, Phone: 3019756394
E-Mail Address
Small Business Set-Aside
Description(s): This is a combined synopsis/solicitation for commercial items prepared in accordance with the format in FAR Subpart 12.6, as supplemented with additional information included in this notice. FAR Part 13, Simplified Acquisition Procedures, are being utilized for this acquisition. THIS ANNOUNCEMENT CONSTITUTES THE ONLY SOLICITATION; QUOTATIONS ARE BEING REQUESTED AND A WRITTEN SOLICITATION DOCUMENT WILL NOT BE ISSUED. This solicitation is a Request for Quotation (RFQ). This solicitation document and incorporated clauses are those in effect through Federal Acquisition Circular 2005-40. Offerors will be responsible for obtaining related amendments to this solicitation, if any, from www.fbo.gov. It is the responsibility of each potential offeror to monitor www.fbo.gov for any amendments or other information related to this solicitation. Any communications regarding this acquisition must be made in writing and forwarded via email to Divya Soni at divya.soni@nist.gov and shall identify the solicitation number, company name, company address, as well as point of contact email address and phone number. The associated North American Industrial Classification System (NAICS) code for this procurement is 423430. This acquisition cannot be conducted as a small business set aside because there is no U.S. Small Business Administration waiver to the non-manufacturer rule for NAICS code 423430. This requirement is being competed under unrestricted full and open competition. APPLICABLE PROVISIONS AND CLAUSES FOR THIS SOLICITATION: The Following FAR provisions and clauses apply to this solicitation: FAR 52.212-1; FAR 52.212-3; FAR 52.212-4; FAR 52.212-5, including 52.222-50, 52.233-3, and 52.233-4 in paragraph (a)(1), and the following fill-ins in paragraph (b): 52.222-3; 52.222-19; 52.222-21; 52.222-26; 52.222-36; 52.225-13; 52.232-33. All provisions and clauses viewed at http://acquisition.gov/comp/far/index.html. Section 508 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, as amended, does not apply to this acquisition because the user does not interact with the EIT product directly. The Security Implementation & Incident Response Team (SIIRT) at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) conducts forensic investigations and uses a full packet network capture device. SIIRT requires a storage device for storage of large amounts of data from forensic investigations and storage of data from their full packet network capture device. This requirement consists of the two Contract Line Items below. Quotations shall be tailored to the exact items listed. The Contractor shall provide: CLIN 0001 Quantity: 1 Description: Large storage device meeting the requirements below: • Largest storage capacity available within 4U, 19 inch rackspace; total capacity of at least 80TB • Completely OS independent. No special software drivers or server-based management applications required. • Redundancy of all active components • Individually hot-swappable components • Support of RAID 0,1,1+0,4,5,6 • Support of Multiple RAID sets and multiple volumes per set • Integrated Fibre Channel and iSCSI connectivity for flexible implementation CLIN 0002 Quantity: 44 Description: Manufacturer certified 2000GB drives Quotations shall include terms and conditions of warranties for all items. The Contractor shall not require return of failed drives for warranty replacement. ADDENDUM TO PROVISION 52.212-1 - QUOTATION SUBMISSION INSTRUCTIONS Paragraph (b) below replaces paragraph (b) in provision 52.212-1. (b) Submission of quotations. Submit signed and dated quotations to the office specified in this solicitation at or before the exact time specified in this solicitation. Quotations may be submitted on company letterhead stationery, or as otherwise specified in the solicitation. As a minimum, quotations must include- (1) The solicitation number; (2) The name, address, and telephone number of the offeror; (3) Technical description of the items being offered in sufficient detail to evaluate compliance with requirements in the solicitation. Item MUST meet exact specifications as laid out in the description above. This may include product literature, or other documents, if necessary; (4) Terms of any expressed warranty; (5) Firm-fixed price for each CLIN and discount terms; (6) Acknowledgement of solicitation amendment(s); (7) Include a statement specifying the extent of agreement with all terms, conditions, and provisions included in the solicitation. Quotations that fail to furnish required representations or information, or reject the terms and conditions of the solicitation may be excluded from consideration. NIST reserves the right to award a purchase order without discussions, based solely on the submission of the Contractor. Delivery Location: NIST 100 Bureau Drive Gaithersburg, MD 20899-1000 EVALUATION FACTORS FOR AWARD: The award will be made to the responsible authorized offeror whose technically acceptable quotation is deemed to represent the lowest price. Delivery due date: Within 30 days after Contractor acceptance of order.
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