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Gartner Subscription Services - JAHUA17738

General Information

Document Type:MOD
Posted Date:Sep 07, 2017
Category: Automatic Data Processing and Telecommunication Services
Set Aside:N/A

Contracting Office Address

Department of the Army, Army Contracting Command, ACC - APG (W9124A) Fort Huachuca, Bldg 61801, Rm 3212, Fort Huachuca, Arizona, 85613-5000, United States

Description

Redacted J&A Control No: JA-Hua-17-738 Contractor Gartner Services: Program: Gartner Subscription Services Version March 2017 FOR OFFICIAL USE ONLY JUSTIFICATION REVIEW DOCUMENT FAR 8.405-6 LIMITED SOURCES JUSTIFICATION UNDER THE GENERAL SERVICES ADMINISTRATION FEDERAL SUPPLY PROGRAM Program/Equipment: renewal of Gartner Services subscription service. Authority: Title III of the Federal Property and Administrative Services Act of 1949 (41U.S.C. 251, et. Seq) and Title 40 U.S.C 501, Services for Executive Agencies, as implemented by FAR 8.405-6. Amount: $ Prepared by: Michael Winslow Phone: 538-8244 Contract Specialist Date: 30 August 2017 Email: michael.j.winslow6.civ@mail.mil Contracting Officer: Lorraine Arciniega Phone: 533-6775 Contracting Officer Date: 30 August 2017 Email: lorraine.i.arciniega.civ@mail.mil Technical: Requirements: Reviews: I have reviewed this justification and find it adequate to support limiting competition. Program Manager: Control No: JA-Hua-17-738 Contractor Gartner, Inc: Program: Gartner Subscription Services FAR 8.405-6 Limited Sources Justification Under the General Services Administration Federal Supply Schedule Program 1. Contracting Activity: ACC-APG Huachuca Division 2. Description of Action: requests a firm-fixed-price delivery order under the Department of Defense (DoD) Enterprise Software Initiative (ESI) Blanket Purchase Agreement (BPA) N00104- 07-A-ZF30 and Burton Classic IT 1 General Services Administration (GSA) Federal Supply Schedule (FSS) Program with Gartner, Inc, 56 Top Gallant Road, Stamford, CT 06904. The Government will execute this action against FSS contract N00104-07-A- ZF30. Projected award is and funds type Operations and Maintenance funds (O&M) will be used. X : An acquisition plan is not required because this procurement does not meet the threshold at Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement 207.103(d)(i)(B). 3. Description of Services: This J&A supports commercial off-the-shelf services. This requirement is for the purchase of Period of Performance: Version March 2017 FOR OFFICIAL USE ONLY Total Value: $ Control No: JA-Hua-17-738 Contractor Gartner, Inc: Program: Gartner Subscription Services 4. Authority Cited: Title III of the Federal Property and Administrative Services Act of 1949 (41U.S.C. 251, et. Seq) and Title 40 U.S.C 501, Services for Executive Agencies, as implemented by FAR 8.405-6 and substantiated by the following: X FAR 8.405-6(a)(1)(i)(B). Only one source is capable of providing the supplies or services required at the level of quality required because the supplies or services are unique or highly specialized. 5. Reason for Authority Cited: (a) There are many factors that clearly demonstrate why Gartner is the only source Version March 2017 FOR OFFICIAL USE ONLY Control No: JA-Hua-17-738 Contractor Gartner, Inc: Program: Gartner Subscription Services Version March 2017 FOR OFFICIAL USE ONLY Control No: JA-Hua-17-738 Contractor Gartner, Inc: Program: Gartner Subscription Services Version March 2017 FOR OFFICIAL USE ONLY Control No: JA-Hua-17-738 Contractor Gartner, Inc: Program: Gartner Subscription Services Version March 2017 FOR OFFICIAL USE ONLY Control No: JA-Hua-17-738 Contractor Gartner, Inc: Program: Gartner Subscription Services Version March 2017 FOR OFFICIAL USE ONLY Control No: JA-Hua-17-738 Contractor Gartner, Inc: Program: Gartner Subscription Services 6. Actions to Increase Competition: The Army is procuring established subscriptions as listed on the Enterprise Software Initiative (ESI) BPA and GSA IT Schedule 70. There are many research and advisory companies listed on GSA IT Schedule 70 and the ESI BPA, each offering well defined products and services with pre-negotiated prices. However, until such time that other companies significantly upgrade these offerings, Gartner will remain the only source capable of providing the supplies or services required at the level of quality required. The contracting office will continue to encourage the requiring activity to monitor the marketplace for changes that might allow competition on future actions. 7. Market Research: DFARS 208.7402 requires the DoD to use the ESI to obtain favorable terms and pricing for commercial software and related services. DFARS PGI 208.74 describes the acquisition procedures for using the ESI. All companies try to identify cost savings, efficiencies, and effectiveness while delivering IT services to its employees. The Market research has indicated that this requirement meets the definition of Commercial Item as found in FAR 2.101. Version March 2017 FOR OFFICIAL USE ONLY Control No: JA-Hua-17-738 Contractor Gartner, Inc: Program: Gartner Subscription Services 8. Other Facts: Version March 2017 FOR OFFICIAL USE ONLY Control No: JA-Hua-17-738 Contractor Gartner, Inc: Program: Gartner Subscription Services 9. Technical Certification: I certify that the supporting data under my cognizance which are included in the justification are accurate and complete to the best of my knowledge and belief. 10. Requirements Certification: I certify that the supporting data under my cognizance which are included in the justification are accurate and complete to the best of my knowledge and belief. 11. Best Value Determination/Fair and Reasonable Cost Determination: I hereby determine that the BPA order represents the best value to the Government in accordance with FAR 8.405-6(c)(2)(v). Additionally, I hereby determine that the anticipated cost or price to the Government for this contract action will be fair and reasonable. This determination will be made using the following: X price analysis. Typed Name: Lorraine Arciniega Date: 30 August 2017 Title: Contracting Officer Signature: Version March 2017 FOR OFFICIAL USE ONLY Control No: JA-Hua-17-738 Contractor Gartner, Inc: Program: Gartner Subscription Services Version March 2017 FOR OFFICIAL USE ONLY X 12. Contracting Officer Certification: I certify that this justification is accurate and complete to the best of my knowledge and belief. Typed Name: Lorraine Arciniega Date: 30 August 2017 Title: Contracting Officer Signature: X Added: <input type="hidden" name="dnf_class_values[procurement_notice][description][1][added_on]" value="2017-09-07 13:50:56">Sep 07, 2017 1:50 pm Modified: <input type="hidden" name="dnf_class_values[procurement_notice][description][1][modified_on]" value="2017-09-07 14:01:28">Sep 07, 2017 2:01 pm Track Changes

Original Point of Contact

POC Michael J. Winslow, Phone: 520538-8244

Place of Performance

Address:
2133 CUSHING STREET, BUILDING 61801, Fort Huachuca, Arizona, 85613, United States
85613,
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