FBO Notice Date 11/20/17
BIDS Reference Number 210
Document Type: Sources Sought
Lease Or Rental Of Equipment

Department of the Interior, U. S. Geological Survey, USGS - All Offices, 20192

W -- Request for Information - High Performance Computing (HPC) System Lease SOL 140G0118R0007 DUE 121117Castro, AndresThe U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) of the Department of the Interior (DOI) intends to solicit information from multiple sources through a Request for Information (RFI). The RFI is not a solicitation for a contract or grant award and is forinformational purposes only.Through the RFI, the Government intends to seek information from companies about a potential future High Performance Computing (HPC) system activity. The Government intends to request information on current industry capabilities and performance on several areas of scope relating to the system hardware and software aswell as training and support services, which is being considered for a future contract. Areas of scope may include HPC System Development, Technical Support for the developed system, Training and other materials. The government will also be soliciting feedback on Burst Buffer, Compute partition, and Storage System upgrade options.Furthermore, in the RFI, the government intends to seek feedback regarding the acquisition approach for a potential HPC system contract, and solicit alternative approaches that may reduce cost and risk.Point of Contact: Andres Castro, Contract Specialist, acastro@usgs.gov

CITE: https://www.fbo.gov/spg/DOI/USGS/USGS/140G0118R0007/listing.html