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CANCELLATION NOTICE:Bids are being solicited under solicitation number VA257-12-Q-0241. 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. 324195.


NASA SEWP IV Bids Only: Sellers bidding on this opportunity MUST have the items requested on an existing NASA SEWP IV contract. The contract 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 contract. 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 NASA SEWP IV contract AND upon approval from the soliciting Contracting officer. Information regarding NASA SEWP IV contracts is available at http://www.sewp.nasa.gov. The FedBid system will automatically calculate SEWP fees to the Seller bid. This is viewable on the Seller's bid confirmation page prior to submittal.

This requirement is unrestricted 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 2012-02-17 13:00:00.0 Eastern Time or as otherwise displayed at www.FedBid.com.FOB Destination shall be Dallas , TX 75216

The VHA VISN 17 - 674 - Temple requires the following items, Exact Match Only, to the following:
LI 001, Latitude E6420: Latitude E6420 (TAA) [225-0368] Operating Systems: Genuine Windows 7 Professional, No Media, 64-bit, English [330-6322] [421-8067] Processor: Intel Core i7-2640M (2.80GHz, 4M cache) with Turbo BoostTechnology 2.0 [317-9248] Energy Star & EPEAT: Energy Star 5.0 Enabled / EPEAT Gold [331-1931] LCDs: 14.0" HD+(1600x900) Anti-Glare LED-backlit with Premium Panel Guarantee [320-1904] Graphics: nVidia NVST 4200M 512MB DDR3 Discrete Graphics for Dual Core [320-1906] Memory: 8.0GB, DDR3-1333MHz SDRAM, 2 DIMMS [317-3592] Internal Keyboard: Internal English Backlit Dual Pointing Keyboard [331-1201] [331-1207] [331-2169] Camera/Microphone: Light Sensitive Webcam and Noise Cancelling Digital Array Mic [318-0436] [421-1201] Systems Management: Intel vPro Technology's Advanced Management Features [331-1227] Primary Storage: 320GB 7200rpm Hard Drive [342-2380] Primary Optical Device: 8X DVD+/-RW w/Roxio and Cyberlink Power DVD, no media [318-0330] [318-0466] [421-4370] [421-4539] Primary Battery: 6-cell (60WH) Primary Lithium Ion Battery [312-1151] AC Adapter: 90W A/C Adapter (3-pin) [330-4016] [331-1719] Docking Solutions: E-Port Plus, dock adds dual digital display and legacy port support [430-3096] External Monitor: Dell 22 inch E2210 Widescreen Flat Panel, VGA/DVI [320-0941] Second External Monitor: Dell 22 inch E2210 Widescreen Flat Panel, VGA/DVI [320-0941] Wireless LAN (802.11): Intel Centrino Advanced-N 6205 802.11a/b/g/n Half Mini Card [430-3961] Mobile Broadband: Dell Wireless DW5630 Multi-mode HSPA-EVDO Mini Card (Gobi 3000) [318-0407] Modem: No Modem [331-1221] Productivity Software: No Productivity Software [421-3872] Fingerprint and Contactless Smartcard Reader: No Fingerprint Reader and No Contactless Smartcard Reader [331-1230] Carrying Cases: TAA COMPLIANT -Targus CityLite Laptop Carrying Case - Fits Laptops of Screen Size Up to 15.4" [A4974091] Processor Branding: Intel Core i7 vPro Label [331-1639] Federal Keep Your Hard Drive: Federal Keep Your Hard Drive Service, 3 YEAR [984-1952] Support Services: 3 Year Basic Hardware Service with 3 Year NBD Limited Onsite Service After Remote Diagnosis [929-0957] [934-7708] [937-8022] [939-2490] Installation Services: No Onsite System Setup [900-9987] Accessories: Dell MS111 USB Optical Mouse [331-0272], 15, EA;
LI 002, External Keyboard: Dell Smartcard USB Keyboard [330-2904], 15, 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, VHA VISN 17 - 674 - Temple 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. VHA VISN 17 - 674 - Temple 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 clientservices@fedbid.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 clientservices@fedbid.com.

Use of FedBid: Buyers and Sellers agree to conduct this transaction through FedBid in compliance with the FedBid Terms of Use. Failure to comply with the below terms and conditions may result in offer being determined as non-responsive.

In addition to the standard VHA buy terms, the Seller (Bidder) has reviewed the attached solicitation (RFQ) document (type attachment name here), item details, and delivery (collectively ?requirements?), and agrees to all terms and conditions set forth in the solicitation document. The awarded seller may need to complete the solicitation (RFQ) document (1449) document at the time of award.

Bids are being solicited under solicitation number VA257-12-Q-0241. 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. 324195.


NASA SEWP IV Bids Only: Sellers bidding on this opportunity MUST have the items requested on an existing NASA SEWP IV contract. The contract 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 contract. 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 NASA SEWP IV contract AND upon approval from the soliciting Contracting officer. Information regarding NASA SEWP IV contracts is available at http://www.sewp.nasa.gov. The FedBid system will automatically calculate SEWP fees to the Seller bid. This is viewable on the Seller's bid confirmation page prior to submittal.

This requirement is unrestricted 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 2012-02-17 13:00:00.0 Eastern Time or as otherwise displayed at www.FedBid.com.FOB Destination shall be Dallas , TX 75216

The VHA VISN 17 - 674 - Temple requires the following items, Exact Match Only, to the following:
LI 001, Latitude E6420: Latitude E6420 (TAA) [225-0368] Operating Systems: Genuine Windows 7 Professional, No Media, 64-bit, English [330-6322] [421-8067] Processor: Intel Core i7-2640M (2.80GHz, 4M cache) with Turbo BoostTechnology 2.0 [317-9248] Energy Star & EPEAT: Energy Star 5.0 Enabled / EPEAT Gold [331-1931] LCDs: 14.0" HD+(1600x900) Anti-Glare LED-backlit with Premium Panel Guarantee [320-1904] Graphics: nVidia NVST 4200M 512MB DDR3 Discrete Graphics for Dual Core [320-1906] Memory: 8.0GB, DDR3-1333MHz SDRAM, 2 DIMMS [317-3592] Internal Keyboard: Internal English Backlit Dual Pointing Keyboard [331-1201] [331-1207] [331-2169] Camera/Microphone: Light Sensitive Webcam and Noise Cancelling Digital Array Mic [318-0436] [421-1201] Systems Management: Intel vPro Technology's Advanced Management Features [331-1227] Primary Storage: 320GB 7200rpm Hard Drive [342-2380] Primary Optical Device: 8X DVD+/-RW w/Roxio and Cyberlink Power DVD, no media [318-0330] [318-0466] [421-4370] [421-4539] Primary Battery: 6-cell (60WH) Primary Lithium Ion Battery [312-1151] AC Adapter: 90W A/C Adapter (3-pin) [330-4016] [331-1719] Docking Solutions: E-Port Plus, dock adds dual digital display and legacy port support [430-3096] External Monitor: Dell 22 inch E2210 Widescreen Flat Panel, VGA/DVI [320-0941] Second External Monitor: Dell 22 inch E2210 Widescreen Flat Panel, VGA/DVI [320-0941] Wireless LAN (802.11): Intel Centrino Advanced-N 6205 802.11a/b/g/n Half Mini Card [430-3961] Mobile Broadband: Dell Wireless DW5630 Multi-mode HSPA-EVDO Mini Card (Gobi 3000) [318-0407] Modem: No Modem [331-1221] Productivity Software: No Productivity Software [421-3872] Fingerprint and Contactless Smartcard Reader: No Fingerprint Reader and No Contactless Smartcard Reader [331-1230] Carrying Cases: TAA COMPLIANT -Targus CityLite Laptop Carrying Case - Fits Laptops of Screen Size Up to 15.4" [A4974091] Processor Branding: Intel Core i7 vPro Label [331-1639] Federal Keep Your Hard Drive: Federal Keep Your Hard Drive Service, 3 YEAR [984-1952] Support Services: 3 Year Basic Hardware Service with 3 Year NBD Limited Onsite Service After Remote Diagnosis [929-0957] [934-7708] [937-8022] [939-2490] Installation Services: No Onsite System Setup [900-9987] Accessories: Dell MS111 USB Optical Mouse [331-0272], 15, EA;
LI 002, External Keyboard: Dell Smartcard USB Keyboard [330-2904], 15, 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, VHA VISN 17 - 674 - Temple 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. VHA VISN 17 - 674 - Temple 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 clientservices@fedbid.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 clientservices@fedbid.com.

Use of FedBid: Buyers and Sellers agree to conduct this transaction through FedBid in compliance with the FedBid Terms of Use. Failure to comply with the below terms and conditions may result in offer being determined as non-responsive.

In addition to the standard VHA buy terms, the Seller (Bidder) has reviewed the attached solicitation (RFQ) document (type attachment name here), item details, and delivery (collectively ?requirements?), and agrees to all terms and conditions set forth in the solicitation document. The awarded seller may need to complete the solicitation (RFQ) document (1449) document at the time of award.

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