Federal contract opportunity VA11814I0137 for other computer related services at VA Technology Acquisition Center, response was due Mar 3, 2014.

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This is a Request for Information (RFI) for Commercial services in accordance with the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) 12.1. No proposals are requested by this announcement; all responses shall be solely in the form of information and materials. In accordance with FAR 15.201(e), responses to this notice are not offers and cannot be accepted by the Government to form a binding contract. The Government is under no obligation to issue a solicitation or to award any contract on the basis of this RFI. Further, the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) is not seeking proposals and will not accept unsolicited proposals or any cost or pricing data. The Government will not pay for any information or administrative costs incurred in response to this RFI. All costs associated with responding to this RFI will be the sole responsibility of the contractor. All submissions will be treated as business confidential materials, become Government property, and will not be returned.

The Department of Veterans Affairs Office of Information and Technology intends to award a twelve (12) month firm fixed price order for SAS annual maintenance renewal.

Background/Requirements

This procurement action is to renew SAS annual maintenance for the Office of Information & Technology (OIT). The renewals will enable OIT to continue to utilize the SAS computational and analytical toolset to analyze statistics on Veteran Affairs programs to inform and enable improved outcomes for Veterans through better policies and improved efficiency and effectiveness of VA operations. The table below identifies the manufacturer's part numbers, quantities and the site ID (location) licenses are intended for.



No. Description OEM Part no. Quantity

1) Base SAS for a Virtual Machine w/4 virtual processor cores, Windows, Site # 502560. SAS-VRTBASE-4M 1

2) Other SAS add-ons for a Virtual Machine w/4 virtual processor cores, Windows, Site # 502560. SAS-VRTADDON-4M 3

3) SAS Analytic Add-Ons for a Virtual Machine w/4 virtual processor cores, Windows, Site # 502560. SAS-VRTADDANL-4M 4

4) Base SAS for 10 Users-PC, Windows, Site # 73616. SAS-BASESAS-10PCM 1

5) Other SAS Add-ons for 10 Users-PC, Windows, Site # 73616.

SAS-ADDON-10PCM 5

6) SAS/STAT & SAS/QC for 10 Users-PC, Windows, Site # 73616. SAS-ANLADD-10PCM 2

7) SAS/Access to OLE DB for 10 Users-PC, Windows, Site # 73616. SAS-ADDON-10PCM 1

8) Base SAS for 20 Users-PC, Windows, Site # 420288. SAS-BASESAS-20PCM 1

9) Other SAS Add-ons for 20-Users-PC, Windows, Site # 420288. SAS-ADDON-20PCM 5

10) SAS/STAT & SAS/Insight for 20 Users-PC, Windows, Site # 420288. SAS-ANLADD-20PCM 2

11) SAS/Access to PCFF for 20 Users-PC, Windows, Site # 420288. SAS-ADDON-20PCM 1

12) SAS/ETS & SAS/IML for 20-Users-PC, Windows, Site # 420288. SAS-ANLADD-20PCM 2

13) SAS/OR for 5-users-PC, Windows, Site # 420288. SAS-ANLADD-5PCM 1

14) Text Miner for Desktop - 1 user, PC, Windows, Site # 420288. SAS-TMD-1UM 1

15) Text Miner for Desktop - Each additional user-PC, Windows, Site # 420288. SAS-TMD-ADDM 2

16) Enterprise Miner for 3 users, Windows, Site # 420288. SAS-ENTMINDT-6 1

17) SAS Analytics Pro for 20 Users-PC, Windows, Site # 610241. SAS-ANLTPRO-20PCM 1

18) Other SAS Add-ons for 20-Users, PC, Windows, Site # 610241. SAS-ADDON-20PCM 2

19) SAS/ETS & SAS/OR for 20 Users-PC, Windows, Site # 610241. SAS-ANLADD-20PCM 2

20) SAS Analytics Pro for 20 Users-PC, Windows, Site # 621000. SAS-ANLTPRO-20PCM 1



The solicitation number assigned to this effort is VA118-14-Q-0138 and will be issued on or about March 18, 2014.

Submittal Information



The VA is looking to receive input from vendors capable of providing the maintenance outlined in the table above. Interested parties may submit a response, no greater than 1 page, indicating if they are capable of providing the maintenance required.

Structure of Responses

Responses are requested no later than 9:00AM EST on March 3, 2014, via email to alainah.robillard@va.gov and james.cozzolino@va.gov.

The Point of Contact (POC) for this RFI is as follows:



James Cozzolino, Contracting Officer, Department of Veterans Affairs Technology Acquisition Center, Phone (732) 440-9681, Email james.cozzolino@va.gov and Jaemi Victor, Contract Specialist, Department of Veterans Affairs Technology Acquisition Center, Phone (732) 440-9684, Email Alainah.robillard@va.gov