DOC-SS-PAPT-09-1006-2 USPTO's Unified Business Collaboration System
|RFI responses due by January 13, 2010 no later than 5:00 p.m. EST|
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|Amendment 1 is issued [posted 2009dec30] to announce that the due date for the receipt of responses is extended to no later than 5:00 p.m. EST, on January 13, 2010.|
The United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) is developing and refining business collaboration scenarios to derive the business requirements for a Unified Business Collaboration System. This system must meet the requirements set forth in Section 508 of the Rehabilitation Act and be Federal Information Processing Standard (FIPS) 140-2 compliant.
The USPTO is seeking input/comments from interested parties who can provide vendor site presentations and/or provide no cost trial software/hardware, virtual hard drives, and/or hosted solutions with multiple user accounts.
Further clarification and/or definition of the twelve Unified IP Communication System business collaboration scenarios refer to:
Responses shall be conducted at no cost to the Government. This is an amendment to DOC-SS-PAPT091006 Unified IP Communication System Request for Information (RFI), not a solicitation for proposals, and accordingly, no contract will be awarded from this announcement. No reimbursement will be made for any costs associated with providing information in response to this announcement. Telephone calls requesting a solicitation will not be accepted or acknowledged. Responses to this RFI are voluntary and their source shall be treated as confidential. Responses are solely for the USPTO’s use in developing project documentation and acquisition strategies.
Interested businesses which can provide the above capabilities should respond no later 5:00 p.m., January 06, 2010. Responses received that are marked “Proprietary” will be handled accordingly. Please mail any responses to (include RFI number DOCSSPAPT091006-2 on any correspondence):
U.S. Patent and Trademark Office