FBO Notice Date 12/13/18
BIDS Reference Number 179
Document Type: Sources Sought
General Purpose Information Technology Equipment

Department of the Navy, Naval Sea Systems Command, NSWC Port Hueneme Division, 93043-4307

70 -- SOLIDWORKS SUBSCRIPTION ANNUAL MAINTENANCE RENEWAL SOL N6339419T0023 DUE 121818PAM J STILES, PURCHASING AGENT, Phone 805-228-8754, Fax 805-228-6299, Email pamela.stiles@navy.milMARKET SURVEY - Request for Information (RFI): The Naval Surface Warfare Center, Port Hueneme Division (NSWC PHD) issues this Sources Sought Notice as a means of conducting market research to identify interested parties for this requirement. This Sources Sought Notice is focused on identifying capabilities in the market place and resources to support this requirement, as well as obtaining relatedtechnical information for the procurement of the items listed below.

The result of this market research will contribute to determining the methodof procurement. The applicable North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) code assigned to this procurement is 511210.

The envisioned item anticipated to be procured from a contractor as a resultof a potential future solicitation is identified below.

Part Number: SWS0001-R1Y
Description: Solidworks Subcription Annual Maintenance Renewal

Requested Information: The Navy requests the following information from parties interested in responding to this Sources Sought Notice:

a. Company Name, Address, CAGE Code, DUNS.
b. Response Point of Contactname, telephone number, email address, and website URL.
c. Tailored Information describing company capabilities, resources, experience, and product lines that demonstrate an ability to provide the items described above.
d. Business Size, Special Size Sub-Category, and Type of Ownership for the Company.
e. Rough Order of Magnitude (ROM) cost estimate to provide the items in the quantity described above.
f. Feedback and questions regarding the feasibility or challenges for providing the items described above.
g. Information regarding the commerciality of the items described above.
Information herein is based on the best information available at the time of publication, is subject to revision, and is not binding upon the Government. At the time of this publication, the Government intends to enter into a Firm Fixed Price (FFP) contract withLyme Computer Systems, CAGE: 1BS14.

The government will evaluate market information to ascertain potentialmarket capacity to:

a. Provide supplies consistent in scope and scale with those described in this notice and
otherwise anticipate

b. Secure and apply the full range of corporate financial, human capital, and technical resources required to successfully perform similar requirements.
Based on the responses to this sources sought notice/market research, this requirement may be set-aside for small businesses or procured through full and open competition, and multiple awards may be made. Telephone inquiries will not be accepted or acknowledged, and no feedback or evaluations will be provided to companies regarding their submissions.

Submission Instructions:
Interested parties who consider themselves qualified to perform the above-listed services should respond to this Sources Sought Notice. Responses are required to be received no later than 5:00 PM Pacific Time on 18 December 2018. Responses should be provided in formats compatible with Microsoft Office 2010 for Windows or Adobe Portable Document Format (pdf). Receipt of responses will be acknowledged. Responses will not be returned. Following the date of response submission, the Government may contact respondents to seek clarification of submitted information. All responses under this Sources Sought Notice shall be submitted to Pamela Stiles at Pamela.stiles@navy.mil.

If you have any questions concerning this opportunity, please contact: Pamela Stiles at Pamela.stiles@navy.mil.

The Government WILL NOT PAY for any information received in response to the Sources Sought Notice nor will the Government compensate respondents for any cost incurred in developing information for, participating in meetings with, or engaging in discussions with the Government.
Proprietary and Limited Distribution: It is incumbent upon parties providing responses to this Sources Sought Notice to identify all data contained within that is proprietary or has limited distribution requirements. All information marked as proprietary information will be safeguarded to prevent disclosures to non-governmental personnel and entities.

There is no solicitation at the current time and NO FUNDING IS AVAILABLE forcontractual efforts. This Sources Sought Notice does not constitute an Invitation for Bids (IFB), a Request for Quote (RFQ), or a Request for Proposal (RFP) and it should not be construed as a commitment of any kind by the Government to issue a formal solicitation or ultimately award a contract. The U.S. Government isin no way liable to pay for or reimburse any companies or entities that respondto this announcement. Additionally, any costs incurred by interested companies in response to this announcement will NOT be reimbursed and are NOT considered allowable direct charges to other contracts or tasking.

CITE: https://www.fbo.gov/spg/DON/NAVSEA/N63394/N6339419T0023/listing.html