Agency: U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC)
Requiring Activity: Office of Information Technology (OIT)
Contracting Activity: EEOC - Acquisition Services Division (OCFO-ASD)
Requisition Number: 2114IMODSAB05
This requirement is for the renewal of Novell software maintenance.
Novell software maintenance for servers previously acquired. The software covers the operating system of all EEOC Novell servers as well as the email application utilized by the EEOC. It also covers remote management capabilities as well as security features.
___(1) Only one source is capable of responding due to the unique or specialized nature of the work;
___(2) The new work is a logical follow-on to an original Federal Supply Schedule order provided that the original order was placed in accordance with the applicable Federal Supply Schedule ordering procedures. The original order must not have been previously issued under sole source or limited source procedures;
X_ (3) The item is peculiar to one manufacturer. A brand name item, whether available on one or more schedule contracts, is an item peculiar to one manufacturer; or
___(4) An urgent and compelling need exists, and following the ordering procedures would result in unacceptable delays.
A price analysis will be conducted prior to award to determine that the price is considered fair and reasonable.Page 2 of 3
Novell has provided OIT with a list of authorized vendors under the GSA schedule.
See block 6 above.
Technical Certification Statement:
By my signature below, I hereby certify that any supporting data that is the responsibility of technical or requirements personnel (e.g., verifying the Government's minimum needs or requirements or other rationale for limited sources) and which form a basis for the justification is complete and accurate:
November 26th, 2013
Imran Zaidi, Systems Administration Branch Chief
Technical Point of Contact
Name of Office
Ordering Activity Contracting Officer Certification Statement: By my signature below, I hereby certify that the justification is accurate and complete to the best of my knowledge and belief.
Contracting Officer's Signature Date
Office of the Chief Financial Officer
Acquisition Services Division