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Commvault BackUp System
Solicitation Number: CommvaultBackUpSystem
Agency: Department of the Air Force
Office: Direct Reporting Units
Location: USAF Academy - 10 CONS :
Combined Synopsis/Solicitation
Added: Aug 31, 2010 3:33 pm
This is a combined synopsis/solicitation for commercial items prepared in accordance with the format in FAR
Subpart 12.6, as supplemented with additional information included in this notice. This announcement
constitutes the only solicitation; quotes are being requested and a written (formal) solicitation will not be
issued. This solicitation is issued as a Request for Quotation (RFQ), solicitation number FA7000-10-T-0088,
in accordance with FAR Parts 12 & 13. This solicitation document and incorporated provisions and clauses
are those in effect through Federal Acquisition Circular FAC 2005-43, 2 August 2010. The North American
Industry Classification System Code [NAICS] is 423430 and the size standard is 100 employees. This is an
Unrestricted acquisition. All responsible sources may submit a quote, which if received timely, will be
considered by the 10th Contracting Squadron, USAF Academy (USAFA).

Please read and comply with all requirements for submitting a quote. Failure to comply with all instructions
contained within this combined synopsis/solicitation could result in the quote being ineligible for award. It is
the offeror's responsibility to ensure their quote meets all the requirements identified herein.

The USAF Academy has a Brand Name Only requirement to purchase a Commvault Back-Up, Restoral and
Archival System, further described below.


Prices quoted must be Firm-Fixed Price to include shipping and handling charges based on F.O.B Destination.

The entire Commvault System must be physically located at the United States Air Force Academy (USAFA).

Provide pricing for each of the following line items:


Description                              Qty Unit Price      Extended Price

Commvault Back-Up, Restoral and
Archiving System to Include Each
of the Following:

CommServe Master Server on Windows -       1        $_________   $____________
Tier 1 (1-100 clients)
(Part # CS-1)

Media Agent for a Windows Server. Basic    4        $_________   $____________
Disk/ Tape Library Connector Plus 1 Direct
Drive Support Included
(Part # MA-W-S)

Consolidated Data Storage Option Including 20 $_________         $___________
Multi- Tiered Deduplication 1 TB CommCell
Capacity, Tier-A (1-49TB), inc. GridStor and
a Shared Tape Drive for Each Block of 5TB
(Part # MM-CDSO-1T-A)

Disk Library Management Software           4       $_________    $___________
(Part # MM-DSK-LMS)

Shared Tape Library Management Connector 1         $_________      $___________

Shared Storage Option with Intelligent    8        $__________   $___________
Dynamic Drive Sharing (Priced per
Tape Drive)
(Part # MM-DDS)

D/R License Key for CommCell with Less         1    $___________    $___________
Than 100 iDAs
(Part # CC-DR-100)

Connector for Offline Client Data of Backup 13      $___________     $___________
or Archive Data

License for CI Admin Node + Web Server       1      $__________     $___________
Including DR Components
(Part # QCI-CI-ADMIN-1)

License for CI Indexing Node Including      1       $__________     $__________
DR Components
(Part # QCI-CI-NODE-1)

Universal Client Access License per User 10001 $__________           $__________
for 10,001 + Users/Mailboxes
(Part # CAL-UNI-6)

Advanced Client for Windows FS Including        5    $__________     $__________
1 Instance of File Archiver, DCE and SRM
(Part # QA-W-FAR-C)

Advanced Client for Exchange Archiver -      5       $__________     $__________
Includes 1 Instance of DCE, MB Archive,
Compliance Archive and SRM, Also
Includes MLB
(Part # QA-W-EXAR-C)

Advanced Client for SharePoint Archiver -    3       $__________     $_________
Includes SRM
(Part # QA-W-SPAR-C)

Advanced Protection Client for Solaris Server 5       $__________    $_________
Includes 1-Touch and DCE
(Part # DA-S-SOL-AC)

Advanced Protection Client for Windows       55       $__________    $__________
Includes 1-Touch and DataClass
(Part # DA-W-WS-AC)

Consolidated Client per Host Used with     10        $__________    $_________
the Virtual Server Agent, Tier 1 (1-20 VMs

per Host); VMWare ESX or Microsoft HV,
Includes 2 Win FS Guest Host iDA
(Part # DA-VSA-1)

iDataAgent for Active Directory Server     3       $__________    $_________
(Part # DA-W-AD-1)

iDataAgent for Exchange MB/DB/PF/WF            5    $__________    $_________
Includes DCE - Tier 1
(Part # DA-W-EXDM-1)

iDataAgent for a SharePointPortal/MOSS     3       $__________    $_________
Server - Tier 1
(Part # DA-W-SPP2-1)

iDataAgent for SQL Server - Tier 1        5        $__________    $_________
(Part # DA-W-SQL-1)

SRM Master Server on Windows - Tier 1         1     $_________    $_________
Environments (Up to 25 Agents)
(Part # SRM-W-SVR-1)

Maintenance for 1 CommServe Master Server 1        $_________     $_________
on Windows - Tier 1 (1-100 Clients)
(Part # CS-1M)

Maintenance for 1 Media Agent for a Windows 4       $_________    $_________
Server. Basic Disk/Tape Library Connector
Plus 1 Direct Drive Support Included
(Part # MA-W-SM)

Maintenance for Consolidated Data Storage 20       $__________ $_________
Option Including Multi-Tiered Deduplication
1 TB CommCell Capacity, Tier -A (1-49 TB), inc.
GridStor and a Shared Tape Drive for Each Block
of 5 TB
(Part # MM-CDSO-1T-AM)

Maintenance for Disk Library Management         4   $__________ $_________
(Part # MM-DSK-LMSM)

Maintenance for Shared Tape Library         1       $__________ $_________
Management Connector

Maintenance for Shared Storage Option       8       $_________ $_________
with Intelligent Dynamic Drive Sharing
(Priced per Tape Drive)
(Part # MM-DDSM)

Maintenance for 1 D/R License Key for       1        $_________ $_________
CommCell with Less Than 100 iDAs
(Part # CC-DR-100M)

Maintenance for 1 Connector for Offline     13       $_________ $_________
Client Data of Backup or Archive Data

Maintenance for 1 License for CI Admin   1           $_________ $_________
Node + Web Server, Including DR Components
(Part # QCI-CI-ADMIN-1M)

Maintenance for 1 License for CI Indexing       1    $________ $_________
Node, Including DR Components
(Part # QCI-CI-NODE-1M)

Maintenance for Universal Client Access     10001        $________ $_________
License per Year per User for 10,001 +
Users/Mailboxes for 1 Year
(Part # CAL-UNI-6M)

Maintenance for Advanced Client for             5    $_________ $_________
Windows FS Including 1 Instance of File

Archiver, DCE and SRM
(Part # QA-W-FAR-CM)

Maintenance for Advanced Client for Exhange 5            $_________ $_________
Archiver - Includes 1 Instance of DCE, MB
Archive, Compliance Archive and SRM, Also
Includes MLB
(Part # QA-W-EXAR-CM)

Maintenance for Advanced Client for          3       $_________ $________
SharePoint Archiver, Includes SRM
(Part # QA-W-SPAR-CM)

Maintenance for Advanced Protection Client for 5         $_________   $________
Solaris Server, Includes 1-Touch and DCE
(Part # DA-S-SOL-ACM)

Maintenance for Advanced Protection Client for 55        $__________ $________
Windows, Includes 1-Touch and DataClass
(Part # DA-W-WS-ACM)

Maintenance for 1 Consolidated Client per     10     $_________ $_________
Host Used with the Virtual Server Agent, Tier 1
(1-20 VMs per Host); VMWare ESX or Microsoft
HV, Includes 2 Win FS Guest Host iDA
(Part # DA-VSA-1M)

Maintenance for 1 iDataAgent for Active          3   $_________ $________
Directory Server
(Part # DA-W-AD-1M)

Maintenance for 1 iDataAgent for Exchange     5      $_________ $_________
MB/DB/PF/WF, Includes DCE - Tier 1
(Part # DA-W-EXDM-1M)

Maintenance for 1 iDataAgent for a SharePoint 3      $_________ $________
Portal/MOSS Server - Tier 1
(Part # DA-W-SPP2-1M)

Maintenance for 1 iDataAgent for SQL Server - 5            $_________   $________
Tier 1
(Part # DA-W-SQL-1M)

Maintenance for 1 SRM Master Server on          1      $_________       $________
Windows - Tier 1 Environments (Up to
25 Agents)
(Part # SRM-W-SVR-1M)

Not to Exceed - Installation/Services and Travel 1      $_________      $_______
for 11 - 20 Days
(See Attached Statement of Work)

TOTAL PRICE $ ____________________

The following Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) clauses apply to this combined synopsis/solicitation and
offerors must comply with all instructions contained in FAR 52.212-1, Instructions to Offerors--Commercial
Items, addenda applies: The contractor shall submit their quote on company letterhead to include the
following: solicitation number, contact name, address, telephone number of the offeror, unit price, extended
price, any discount terms, delivery terms, cage code, DUNS number, tax identification number, size of
business, and warranty information. The Contracting Officer is not responsible for locating or obtaining any
information not identified in the offer.

The provision at FAR 52.212-3 Alt I, Offeror Representations and Certifications - Commercial Items , must
be completed. Offerors are highly encouraged to complete all representations and certifications electronically
on line at ( If not completed on-line, 52.212-3 Alt I shall be completed
in hard copy and submitted with quote.

In accordance with FAR 52.212-4(t), Central Contractor Registration (CCR) contractors must be registered
with CCR to conduct business with the Department of Defense. No purchase order can be awarded to any
company without this registration. (

Quotes must be received no later than 12:00 pm Mountain Standard Time (MST), 7 September 2010 at 10
CONS/ LGCB, Attn: Karen Jackson, 8110 Industrial Drive, Suite 200, USAF Academy, CO 80840-2315.
Quotes may also be submitted by e-mail to the Primary POC or by fax to 719-333-9103. Questions and
responses should be addressed to the Primary POC Karen Jackson, Contract Specialist, USAF Academy (719)
333-4060, Alternate POC is Nicole Baert, Contracting Officer, (719) 333-8924, Offers received after this date and time will be considered late in accordance with
52.212-1(f) and may not be evaluated.

The provision at FAR 52.212-2, Evaluation--Commercial Items apply to this acquisition. The Government
will award a contract resulting from this solicitation to the responsive responsible offeror whose offer
conforming to the solicitation will be most advantageous to the government, price and other factors
considered. The following factors shall be used to evaluate offers: Award will be made on the basis of
determining the acceptable offer with the lowest evaluated price which meets or exceeds the requirements.
Once an offer has been determined to be acceptable, then the Offeror with the lowest evaluated price will be
awarded the contract. If an offer is not acceptable, it will not be considered.

The following clauses apply to this acquisition.

The clause at FAR 52.212-4, Contract Terms and Conditions--Commercial Items, with the following addenda,

Addendum to FAR 52.212-4(c) Changes

Text in paragraph (c) is deleted and replaced with the following:
Changes in terms and conditions of this contract may be made only by written agreement of the parties with
the exception of certain changes such as administrative changes including changes in paying office,
appropriation data, etc. authorized by the Federal Acquisition Regulation and its supplements that may be
made unilaterally by the Contracting Officer (for a complete list of changes that may be made unilaterally, see
FAR 43.103(b)) (End of Addendum)

FAR 52.252-2 Clauses Incorporated by Reference: This solicitation incorporates one or more clauses by
reference, with the same force and effect as if they were given in full text. The full text of a clause may be
accessed electronically at this address:

The clause at 52.212-5, Contract Terms and Conditions Required to Implement Statutes or Executive
Orders-Commercial Items (Deviation) applies to this acquisition. Additional FAR clauses cited in the clause
applicable to this acquisition are:

52.203-3 Gratuities (Apr 1984)
52.203-6 Alt I Restrictions on Subcontractor Sales to the Government (Oct 1995)

52.204-10 Reporting Executive Compensation and First-Tier Subcontract Awards (Jul 2010)
52.219-3 Notice of Total HUBZone Set-Aside (Jan 1999)
52.219-8 Utilization of Small Business Concerns (May 2004)
52.219-14 Limitations on Subcontracting (Dec 1996)
52.219-28 Post-Award Small Business Program Representation (Apr 2009)
52.222-3 Convict Labor (Jun 2003)
52.222-19 Child Labor -- Cooperation with Authorities and Remedies (Jul 2010)
52.222-21 Prohibition of Segregated Facilities (Feb 1999)
52.222-26 Equal Opportunity (Mar 2007)
52.222-35 Equal Opportunity for Special Disabled Veterans, Veterans of the Vietnam Era,
and Other Eligible Veterans (Sep 2006)
52.222-36 Affirmative Action for Workers with Disabilities (Jun 1998)
52.222-37 Employment Reports on Special Disabled Veterans, Veterans of the Vietnam
Era, and Other Eligible Veterans (Sep 2006)
52.222-50 Combating Trafficking in Persons (Feb 2009)
52.222-99 Dev Notification of Employee Rights Under the National Labor Relations Act (Jun 2010)
52.225-13 Restrictions on Certain Foreign Purchases (Jun 2008)
52.232-33 Payment by Electronic Funds Transfer--Central Contractor Registration
(Oct 2003)
52.233-3 Protest After Award (Aug 1996)
52.233-4 Applicable Law for Breach of Contract Claim (Oct 2004)
252.225-7012 Preference for Certain Domestic Commodities (Jun 2010)
252.243-7002 Request for Equitable Adjustment (Mar 1998)
252.247-7023 Transportation of Supplies by Sea (May 2002)

FAR 52.252-6 - Authorized Deviations in Clauses (Apr 1984)
(a) The use in this solicitation or contract of any Federal Acquisition Regulation (48 CFR Chapter 1) clause
with an authorized deviation is indicated by the addition of "(DEVIATION)" after the date of the clause.
(b) The use in this solicitation or contract clause with an authorized deviation is indicated by the addition of
"(DEVIATION)" after the name of the regulation.
(End of Clause)
DFARS 252.212-7000, Offeror Representations and Certifications - Commercial Items (Jun 2005) applies to
this acquisition.
a) Definitions. As used in this clause-
(1) "Foreign person" means any person other than a United States person as defined in Section 16(2) of the
Export Administration Act of 1979 (50 U.S.C. App. Sec. 2415).
(2) "United States" means the 50 States, the District of Columbia, outlying areas, and the outer Continental
Shelf as defined in 43 U.S.C. 1331.
(3) "United States person" is defined in Section 16(2) of the Export Administration Act of 1979 and means
any United States resident or national (other than an individual resident outside the United States and
employed by other than a United States person), any domestic concern (including any permanent domestic
establishment of any foreign concern), and any foreign subsidiary or affiliate (including any permanent
foreign establishment) of any domestic concern which is controlled in fact by such domestic concern, as
determined under regulations of the President.
(b) Certification. By submitting this offer, the Offeror, if a foreign person, company or entity, certifies that it-
(1) Does not comply with the Secondary Arab Boycott of Israel; and
(2) Is not taking or knowingly agreeing to take any action, with respect to the Secondary Boycott of Israel by
Arab countries, which 50 U.S.C. App. Sec. 2407(a) prohibits a United States person from taking.
(c) Representation of Extent of Transportation by Sea. (This representation does not apply to solicitations for
the direct purchase of ocean transportation services).
(1) The Offeror shall indicate by checking the appropriate blank in paragraph (c)(2) of this provision whether
transportation of supplies by sea is anticipated under the resultant contract. The term "supplies" is defined in
the Transportation of Supplies by Sea clause of this solicitation.
(2) Representation. The Offeror represents that it-

___________Does anticipate that supplies will be transported by sea in the performance of any contract or
subcontract resulting from this solicitation.

___________Does not anticipate that supplies will be transported by sea in the performance of any contract or
subcontract resulting from this solicitation.
(3) Any contract resulting from this solicitation will include the Transportation of Supplies by Sea clause. If
the Offeror represents that it will not use ocean transportation, the resulting contract will also include the
Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement clause at 252.247-7024, Notification of Transportation
of Supplies by Sea.

(End of provision)

DFARS 252.212-7001 (Deviation), Contract Terms and Conditions Required to Implement Statutes of
Executive Orders Applicable to Defense Acquisitions of Commercial Items (Jun 2010) applies to this
acquisition. Additional DFARS clauses cited in the clause applicable to this acquisition are: 252.232-7003,
Electronic Submission of Payment Requests (Mar 2008).

5352.201-9101 OMBUDSMAN (Apr 2010)

(a) An ombudsman has been appointed to hear and facilitate the resolution of concerns from offerors,
potential offerors, and others for this acquisition. When requested, the ombudsman will maintain strict
confidentiality as to the source of the concern. The existence of the ombudsman does not affect the authority
of the program manager, contracting officer, or source selection official. Further, the ombudsman does not
participate in the evaluation of proposals, the source selection process, or the adjudication of protests or
formal contract disputes. The ombudsman may refer the party to another official who can resolve the concern.

(b) Before consulting with an ombudsman, interested parties must first address their concerns, issues,
disagreements, and/or recommendations to the contracting officer for resolution. Consulting an ombudsman
does not alter or postpone the timelines for any other processes (e.g., agency level bid protests, GAO bid
protests, requests for debriefings, employee-employer actions, contests of OMB Circular A-76 competition
performance decisions).

(c) If resolution cannot be made by the contracting officer, concerned parties may contact the USAF Academy

Kim Diercks
8110 Industrial Drive, Ste 103
USAFA, CO 80840
Telephone number 719-333-2074
FAX 719-333-2379


Concerns, issues, disagreements, and recommendations that cannot be resolved at the MAJCOM/DRU level,
may be brought by the concerned party for further consideration to the Air Force ombudsman, Associate
Deputy Assistant Secretary (ADAS) (Contracting), SAF/AQC, 1060 Air Force Pentagon, Washington DC
20330-1060, phone number (703) 588-7004, facsimile number (703) 588-1067.

(d) The ombudsman has no authority to render a decision that binds the agency.

(e) Do not contact the ombudsman to request copies of the solicitation, verify offer due date, or clarify
technical requirements. Such inquiries shall be directed to the Contracting Officer.

(End of clause)

USAFA 5352.242-9000, Contractor Access to Air Force Installations (Aug 2007) applies to this acquisition.

(a) The contractor shall obtain base identification and vehicle passes, if required, for all contractor personnel
who make frequent visits to or perform work on the Air Force installation(s) cited in the contract. Contractor
personnel are required to wear or prominently display installation identification badges or
contractor-furnished, contractor identification badges while visiting or performing work on the installation.
(b) The contractor shall submit a written request on company letterhead to the contracting officer listing the
following: contract number, location of work site, start and stop dates, and names of employees and
subcontractor employees needing access to the base. The letter will also specify the individual(s) authorized to
sign for a request for base identification credentials or vehicle passes. The contracting officer will endorse the
request and forward it to the issuing base pass and registration office or security police for processing. When
reporting to the registration office, the authorized contractor individual(s) should provide a valid driver's
license, current vehicle registration, valid vehicle insurance certificate, and [insert any additional requirements
to comply with local security procedures] to obtain a vehicle pass.
(c) During performance of the contract, the contractor shall be responsible for obtaining required
identification for newly assigned personnel and for prompt return of credentials and vehicle passes for any
employee who no longer requires access to the work site.
(d) When work under this contract requires unescorted entry to controlled or restricted areas, the contractor
shall comply with [insert any additional requirements to comply with AFI 31-101, Volume 1, The Air Force
Installation Security Program, and AFI 31-501, Personnel Security Program Management,] citing the
appropriate paragraphs as applicable.
(e) Upon completion or termination of the contract or expiration of the identification passes, the prime
contractor shall ensure that all base identification passes issued to employees and subcontractor employees are
returned to the issuing office.
(f) Failure to comply with these requirements may result in withholding of final payment.
(End of clause)

ADDENDUM - USAF Academy Invoicing Instruction (Revised 4/23/08)

a. In accordance with DFARS 252-232-7003, Electronic Submission of Payment Requests, the contractor
shall submit payment (invoice) requests through the Wide Area Workflow (WAWF) System. For information
on WAWF, including how to register, visit the WAWF website at Web Based Training
(WBT) is available at http://www/ If you need any further assistance you can contact the
Contract Specialist or Contracting Officer whose name appears on the contract.

b. The address and DODAAC of the payment office (effective 1 Jun 06) is:

Defense Finance and Accounting Service
P. O. Box 369020
Columbus, OH 43236-9020

(End of Addendum)

Contracting Office Address:
8110 Industrial Drive
Suite 200
USAF Academy,Colorado80840-2315
United States
Place of Performance:
USAF Academy
United States
Primary Point of Contact.:
Karen L Jackson,
Contract Specialist
Phone: 719-333-4060
Fax: 719-333-9103
Secondary Point of Contact:
Nicole Baert,
Contracting Officer
Phone: 7193338924
Fax: 7193339103
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General Information
Notice Type:
Combined Synopsis/Solicitation
Posted Date:
August 31, 2010
Response Date:
Sep 07, 2010 12:00 pm Mountain
Archiving Policy:
Automatic, 15 days after response date
Archive Date:
September 22, 2010
Original Set Aside:
Set Aside:
Classification Code:
70 -- General purpose information technology equipment
423 -- Merchant Wholesalers, Durable Goods/423430 -- Computer and Computer Peripheral Equipment and
Software Merchant Wholesalers


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