This a combined synopsis/solicitation for commercial items prepared in accordance with the format in the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) Subpart 12.6, Streamlined Procedures for Evaluation and Solicitation for Commercial Items, as supplemented with additional information included in this notice. This is a solicitation conducted using FAR Part 13, Simplified Acquisition Procedures. This announcement constitutes the only solicitation, and a Request for Quote (RFQ) is being requested.
The solicitation document and incorporated provisions and clauses are those in effect through Federal Acquisition Circular (FAC) 2021-06 (effective 07/12/2021).
The VA anticipates the award of one Firm Fixed-Price (FFP) Contract.
Offerors shall be actively registered in the System for Award Management (SAM) at https://www.sam.gov at the time of offer and at the time of award. Offerors shall be considered non-compliant and rejected if the offeror is not registered and active in the SAM.
Offerors shall be verified in the VIP database at https://www.vip.vetbiz.va.gov at the time of submission of offer and at the time of award. Offerors shall be considered non-compliant and rejected if the offeror is not active and verified in the VIP database.
The Department of Veterans Affairs, VISN 23 VA Midwest Health Care Network is seeking a contractor to provide VOCERA Premier Plus Software License Support Service. The Contractor shall furnish all labor, materials, parts, equipment, tools, transportation/travel, factory-trained/licensed/authorized personnel, certifications, management, and supervision required to perform annual software maintenance and support services for locations within VISN 23 with a VOCERA communications system. Currently there are five (5) sites with VOCERA systems: Iowa City IA, Grand Island NE, Omaha NE, Sioux Falls SD, and Minneapolis MN. See the Solicitation Statement of Work and Price/Cost Schedule for detailed requirements.
Offerors shall be an OEM, authorized dealer, distributor, or reseller for the proposed service contract for maintenance and software service, verified by an authorization letter or other document from the OEM, such that the OEM s warranty and service are provided and maintained by the OEM. All software licensing, warranty and service associated shall be in accordance with the OEM terms and conditions.
Refer to FAR Provision 52.212-2 within the attached solicitation document for information regarding the evaluation of offers. Refer to FAR Provision 52.212-1 within the attached solicitation document for instructions on submitting an offer.
Quotes are due to the Contracting Office prior to the date/time identified in this announcement. Quotes shall be emailed to john.becker3@va.gov prior to the solicitation closing date and time. It is the responsibility of the offeror to ensure their quote is received in full by the Contracting Office before the solicitation closing date and time. Due to email file size limitations, please do not wait until the last minute to email a quote.