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Cloud Managed Services and Transition Services - Attachment

General Information

Document Type:FILE
Posted Date:Aug 31, 2017
Category: Automatic Data Processing and Telecommunication Services
Set Aside:N/A

Contracting Office Address

Department of Veterans Affairs;Technology Acquisition Center;23 Christopher Way;Eatontown NJ 07724


Request for Information VA Cloud Managed Services and Transition Services TAC Number: TAC-17-44171 This is a request for information (RFI) only. Do not submit a TEP. This is planned to be solicited under the Transformation Twenty One Total Technology Next Generation (T4NG) multiple award contract, however, it is requested that all interested parties note their interest and provide indication of their respective capabilities to perform the effort described in the attached draft Performance Work Statement (PWS). This RFI is for planning purposes only and shall not be considered an Invitation for Bid, Request for Task Execution Plan, Request for Quotation or a Request for Proposal. There is no obligation on the part of the Government to acquire any products or services described in this RFI. Your response to this RFI will be treated only as information for the Government to consider. You will not be entitled to payment for direct or indirect costs that you incur in responding to this RFI. This request does not constitute a solicitation for proposals or the authority to enter into negotiations to award a contract. No funds have been authorized, appropriated or received for this effort. The information provided may be used by the VA in developing its acquisition strategy. Interested parties are responsible for adequately marking proprietary, restricted or competition sensitive information contained in their response. The Government does not intend to pay for the information submitted in response to this RFI. The North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) for this requirement is 541512 with a size standard of $27.5 million. Be advised that set-aside decisions may be made based on the information provided in response to this RFI. Therefore, this RFI is also issued to determine the availability of verified Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Businesses (SDVOSBs) and Veteran Owned Small Businesses (VOSBs) that are capable of providing the total VA Cloud Managed Services and Transition Services identified in the attached PWS complying with the Limitation of Subcontracting in accordance with Code of Federal Regulations 125.6. Responses should be as complete and informative as possible. Generic capability statements will not be accepted or reviewed. Your response must address capabilities specific to the services required in the attached PWS and must include the following: Respondents shall include the following in their submissions: Name of Company: Cage Code and DUNS Number: Address: Point of Contact /Company Representative: Phone Number: Fax Numbers: Email Address: Any applicable schedules (General Services Administration (GSA), Mission Oriented Business Integrated Services (MOBIS), Veterans Technology Services (VETS) Government wide Acquisition Contract (GWAC), etc.); Please provide responses to the following. Be succinct in your responses. Please limit responses to each item to one (1) page or less, unless otherwise specified. Provide an overview of your company including primary services that you provide, size of the company, year established etc. Describe your relevant experience in providing a similar scope of services to Government agencies of similar scope, size and complexity of the VA. Include the agency name, project type, scope, length, and deliverables. Please limit your response to three (3) pages or less. Describe your experience in providing a similar scope of services to commercial organizations of similar scope, size and complexity to the VA. Include the company s name, company size, company revenue, project type, scope, length, and deliverables. Please limit your response to three (3) pages or less. Will your company be the sole provider of the complete scope of services, or is your company planning to provide any of the services sought in partnership with other entities? If it will be in partnership with another entity (or entities), identify the scope of services that will be provided by subcontractors or partners, the names of anticipated partners and the percentage(s) of the service(s) that will be provided by each of the subcontractor(s) or partner(s) Have you ever performed both the implementation and subsequent operation of IT services under a single contract that would be of similar scope, size and complexity as represented by this RFI? If so, provide details. Please list all the cloud IaaS/PaaS vendors you have provided operational and/or full service cloud management support for, and indicate if you support private cloud, traditional datacenters, and hybrid environments. Corporate experience or expertise in performing these similar services including the scale required for the contract and specific examples or references. Specific examples or references provided must include the agency, point of contact, dollar value, and contract number. For SDVOSB or VOSB interested parties, address the intent and ability to meet the set aside requirement in accordance with VAAR 852.219-10 (JUL 2016) (DEVIATION) VA Notice of Total SDVOSB and 13 CFR 125.6, which states the contractor will not pay more than 50 percent of the amount paid by the Government to it to firms that are not SDVOSBs as defined by VAAR 852.219-10 (JUL 2016) (DEVIATION). Your response shall include information as to how your company anticipates meeting the limitation in subcontracting requirement, to include proposed team members and the PWS requirements planned to be subcontracted to them Has the draft PWS provided sufficient detail to describe the technical requirements that encompass the VA Cloud Managed Services and Transition Services to be performed under this effort under a Firm-Fixed Price/Time-and-Material (FFP/T&M) hybrid contract type? ______ YES _______ NO If NO, please provide your technical comments/recommendations on elements of the draft PWS that may contribute to a more accurate proposal submission and efficient, cost effective effort. Submit your response via email to the Contract Specialist, Troy Loveland at Troy.Loveland@va.gov no later than noon5:00pm, Eastern Time, on September 1, 2017.

Original Point of Contact

POC Troy Loveland, Contract Specialist

Place of Performance

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