Federal contract opportunity AG-3144-S-11-KC-TAS37915 for computer and office machine repair and maintenance at Office of Procurement and Property Management Procurement Operations Division - ITS, response was due Sep 22, 2011.
Notice of intent to award a sole source procurement under the Simplified Acquisition Procedures (FAR 13) and Other Than Full and Open Competition (FAR 6.302-1). This notice is for information only, a solicitation will not be issued. THIS IS NOT A REQUEST FOR QUOTATION. No contract will be awarded on the basis of offers received in response to this notice. The associated North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) code is 811212, Computer and Office Machine repair and Maintenance with a size standard of $25M. In accordance with FAR 6.302-1, the Government intends to negotiate a sole source contract for maintenance on (4) Forum Sentry Servers provided by Forum Systems. The Government believes Forum Systems is the only source that will satisfy the agency requirements. The Government is contracting for maintenance service on existing Forum Sentry Servers from which Forum Systems is the only known source. This notice of intent is not a request for competitive quotes; however, any firm that believes that it can meet the specifications above may give written notification to the Contracting Officer. All inquiries and concerns must be addressed in writing to USDA ITS Contracting Branch, ATTN: Ken Carpenter, 2150 Centre Ave., Bldg. A, Ste. 145, Fort Collins, CO 80526 or sent by email to email@example.com. Responses to this notice must be submitted by the date/time listed on the notice. Interested sources may identify their interest and capability to respond to the requirement. Any response to this notice must show clear and convincing evidence that competition would be advantageous to the Government in future procurements. Responses received will be evaluated; however a determination by the Government not to compete the proposed procurement based upon responses to this notice is solely within the discretion of the Government. The Government anticipates an award date on or about 1 Oct 2011. Response to this synopsis is not required.