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Disaster Recovery Services for Print and Mail – DES

NOTICE OF BID OPPORTUNITY 

Competitive Solicitation 22-0005 

Disaster Recovery Services for Print and Mail

COMPETITIVE SOLICITATION POSTING: 9/13/2022 

DEADLINE FOR SUBMITTING BIDS: 10/28/2022

Find the full solicitation on Washington’s Electronic Business Solution (WEBS). Vendors not registered in WEBS will not receive updates or amendments to the solicitation, which could disadvantage your bid.  

Pre-bid conference: September 27, 2022 at 11:00 am (pacific)

Join via Teams: Click here to join the meeting

Meeting ID: 214 743 491 877

Password: yLkRv9

Contract location: Olympia 

Contract description: The Washington State Department of Enterprise Services (Enterprise Services) is conducting a competitive procurement to award a Contract to acquire Disaster Recovery Services for Print and Mail Services. Certain of the Print and Mail Services job requests are highly time-sensitive, a disaster (e.g., natural disaster, local pandemic, etc.) or disruption (fire, condemnation, etc. that closes facilities or disrupts the use of equipment) (collectively, disaster) that interfered or had the potential to interfere with Enterprise Services’ ability to timely perform such job requests, would adversely impact Enterprise Services, its’ customers, and their communications to their clients and stakeholders.  Accordingly, as part of its risk management strategy, Enterprise Services desires to contract with an entity that possesses the requisite operational resources, capability, and experience to collaborate with Enterprise Services and provide disaster recovery services, if requested by Enterprise Services, to perform Print and Mail Services for certain specified job requests.

Through this Competitive Solicitation, Enterprise Services is soliciting bids to contract to provide specified disaster recovery services for identified Print and Mail Services job requests, that Enterprise Services will be able to utilize, pursuant to agreed terms and conditions, in the event a disaster prevents or disrupts Enterprise Services’ ability to perform such Print and Mail Services in a timely manner.

Commodity codes:

990-28-Document Recovery Services, Disaster (Including Paper Documents/Film/Tapes, Etc),

920-23- Data Recovery Services,

990-29– Disaster Preparedness/Emergency Planning Services,

208-90– Utilities:  Back-up, Batch File, Firewall, Menus, Operating System, Network Operating System, Network Management, Recovery, Screen, Security, Virus Protection, etc.

Inclusion plan: None 

Preference/priority points

  • Washington small businesses:5 points
  • Veteran-owned businesses:5 points
  • Executive Order 18-03: 1 point

Solicitation documents: Solicitation documents, contacts and bid instructions are available in WEBS: https://pr-webs-vendor.des.wa.gov/. 

Question-and-answer period: September 12, 2022 – October 19, 2022. Submit questions or concerns about this solicitation in writing to the Procurement Coordinator: Angie McLane at [email protected].  

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