Contracting Office Address
Agricultural Research Service - National Capital Region Business Service Center
THIS NOTICE OF INTENT IS NOT A REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS. This notice is for informational purposes only and is not to be construed as a commitment by the Government. This procurement will be processed pursuant to FAR part 12, Acquisition of Commercial Items and FAR part 13.5, Simplified Acquisition Procedures. No solicitation will be issued. Potential sources who believe they can provide the services listed are invited to submit substantiating documentation in writing to the identified point of contact. Information received will be considered solely for the purposes of determining whether to conduct a competitive procurement. Oral communications are not acceptable in response to this notice. A determination by the Government to compete this proposed contract based on responses to this notice is solely at the discretion of the Government. Responses are to be received within 10 days of this notice. No telephone calls are being accepted. The United States Department Agriculture (USDA), Agricultural Research Service (ARS), Office of Chief Information Officer (OCIO), intends to negotiate and award on a Justification for Other than Full and Open Competition (JOFOC) basis. Contract type will be a base year and four (4) one year Firm Fixed Price. Awarded to Trident Communications, LLC. This is for SnapComms Cloud Hosted license subscription for Ticker Tape. NAICS Code is 518210. Annual period of performance is estimated to be September 13 - September 12. Award is In accordance with both 41 U.S.C 3304(a)(1), and FAR 13.106-1(b)(1)(i) USDA ARS OCIO requires a message dissemination instrument "Ticker Tape" software that needs to provide scrolling messages across all ARS desktop computer displays via client software and using a cloud based server to deliver messages that use URL and text content. This requirement is due to the Federal Data Center Consolidation Initiative (FDCCI), which requires the agency to use off site cloud based servers. It is also a requirement that OCIO have a vendor that is FEDRamp certified in accordance with the FEDRamp program (https://www.fedramp.gov/). Through extensive market research SnapComms ticker tape has been determined to be the only brand that would meet OCIOs needs. Trident Communications is the only authorized reseller of SnapComms products.
Original Point of Contact
POC Jessica Massey, Phone: 970-492-7003
Place of Performance
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