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Document Type:PRESOL
Posted Date:Sep 07, 2017
Category: Service and Trade Equipment
Set Aside:N/A

Contracting Office Address

Broadcasting Board of Governors, Director, Office of Contracts, Office of Contracts (CON), 330 Independence Avenue, SW, Suite 4360, Washington, District of Columbia, 20237, United States


This posting constitutes the Broadcasting Board of Governors (BBG) synopsis notice of intent to award sole source as required under FAR 5.2 Synopses of Proposed Contract Actions. BBG intends to sole source Cisco Network Infrastructure hardware and software support to generate and deliver broadcast content to the agencies global audience by extending current contract BBG50-F-16-0107 for a period from September 21, 2017 through December 3, 2017 under authority of 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. Network Infrastructure hardware and software support is to support mission critical infrastructure to generate and deliver broadcast content to the Agencies global audience. BBG is in the acquisition planning stage to combine and compete three contracts under a single contract to streamline the services provided. Time is needed to strategize and to compete this contract. A short term contract would not be financially advantageous to the Government it is estimated that the value for competing this would cost the Government approximately $25, 000 and cause a current disruption in the current support that would negatively affect the agencies mission. BBG will negotiate and award on a sole source basis by extending the current contract with Iron Bow Technologies LLC, 4800 Westfields Blvd STE 300, Chantilly, VA 20151-2299 for the aforementioned services with a North American Industry Classification (NAICS) Code of 334111 - Electronic Computer Manufacturing, Size standard is 1250 employees. This is not a solicitation or request for offers. This notice if for information purposes only. This is not a request for competitive proposals, however Contractors with expressed interest and capability must respond in by submitting, in writing, a capability statement within 15 days after the date of the publication of this Notice with clear and convincing evidence to support their ability to provide the services. The capability statement shall be sufficient enough in detail for BBG to make an evaluation of capability of the source without any additional submissions. A determination by the Government not to compete this requirement based on responses to this notice is solely within the discretion of the Government. All questions and responses to this announcement shall be directed in writing to Lanette Barnes, lbarnes@bbg.gov.

Original Point of Contact

POC Lanette M. Barnes, Phone: 2023827867

Place of Performance

330 Independence Avenue SW, Washington, District of Columbia, 20237, United States
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