The Naval Research Laboratory intends to award to EMC Corporation, on other than full and open competitive basis a contract for 1 each Storage Area Network consist of; one-Chassis, Dual Processor, 2U Dual SP, DPE iSCSI front end with 1U SPS P/N: AX4-5, 1 each NAVI Manager Software P/N: NAVAX4-5, 1 each 2 Host, implemenatation of AX4 Installation P/N: PS-BAS-2HAX4, 1 each Clarion AX Series, E-learning Training Value Pack P/N: CE-VALPAKAX, 1 each Annual Software Support first year P/N: M-PRESW-001, 1 each Premium, Hardware, (AX-DPE) Support P/N: WU-PREHW-008, 1 each Premium, Hardware, (AX-DAE) Support P/N: WU-PREHW-009, 1 each Single disk DE or DR 3-year Service (allow NRL to retain damaged hard drives), 1 each Single disk DE or DR 3-year Service (allow NRL to keep their hard drives if the hard drives fail and must be replaced) P/N: PS-CUS-DEDRY3. (Microsoft IE required).Additional specifications will appear in the RFQ. Sole source is based on equipment unique capabilities to EMC Corporation. Vendors who feel that they can provide the above services shall fully identify their interest and submit their capabilities to meet the above requirements within 15 days after the publication of this synopsis. Responses received after 15 days or without the required information will be considered non-responsive to the synopsis and not be considered. The proposed contract action is for supplies or services for which the Government intends to solicit and negotiate with only one source under the authority of FAR 6.302. Interested persons may identify their interest and capability to respond to the requirement or submit proposals. This notice of intent is not a request for competitive proposals. A determination by the Government not to compete with this proposed contract based upon responses to this notice is solely within the discretion of the Government. Information received will normally be considered solely for the purpose of determining whether to conduct a competitive procurement.
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