[Ncep.nhc.nco_contacts] [READ]: Questions we Need Answers To or Updates

doug fenderson - NOAA Federal doug.fenderson at noaa.gov
Mon Oct 2 19:23:33 UTC 2017


To follow up on item number 5.  We did get that awarded.

On Mon, Oct 2, 2017 at 3:01 PM, doug fenderson - NOAA Federal <
doug.fenderson at noaa.gov> wrote:

> Below are the comments on the 6 purchases.
>
> 1. 12 Linux workstations for annual refresh (AFS funding)
>
> Purchased and onsite
>
> 2. 15 Windows workstations for annual refresh (AFS funding)
>
> Was part of purchase number 1 but will most likely not be done.  We are
> working with AGO to see what the mistake was as we called out 27
> workstations.
>
> 3. Supplemental drives (CP funding)
>
> On site.
>
> 4. 1 high end Linux workstation for development (STI funding)
>
> NOAALink rejected the procurement as we did not use the BPA.  We would
> need to submit now if money is available.
>
> 5. Supplemental SSD drives to hold research databases ($14K STI funding)
>
> We are tracking this down to determine if the award was done.  Hoping to
> have more details tomorrow.
>
> 6. Blade servers (CP funding)
>
> On site.
>
>
> On Mon, Oct 2, 2017 at 2:34 PM, Mark DeMaria - NOAA Federal <
> mark.demaria at noaa.gov> wrote:
>
>> Doug:
>>
>> Just to clarify, we were expecting 6 purchases that NCO took the lead on
>> as follows.
>>
>> 1. 12 Linux workstations for annual refresh (AFS funding)
>> 2. 15 Windows workstations for annual refresh (AFS funding)
>> 3. Supplemental drives (CP funding)
>> 4. 1 high end Linux workstation for development (STI funding)
>> 5. Supplemental SSD drives to hold research databases ($14K STI funding)
>> 6. Blade servers (CP funding)
>>
>> Of those 6 items, it sounds like we have (1), (3) and (6), but (2), (4)
>> and maybe (5) never got processed. Does that sound correct to you?
>>
>> Thanks,
>>
>> Mark
>>
>>
>> On Mon, Oct 2, 2017 at 2:16 PM, Pablo Santos <pablo.santos at noaa.gov>
>> wrote:
>>
>>> Oh WOW that sets up back. Was there a reason why that was rejected?
>>>
>>> I run this by Mark.
>>>
>>> Pablo
>>>
>>> On 10/2/17 12:58 PM, doug fenderson - NOAA Federal wrote:
>>>
>>> Pablo,
>>>
>>> It would appear the NOAA Link rejected the Linux workstation buy.  If
>>> you wish we can do it again this year.  We found the 12 workstation
>>> purchase, but no 15.  The shelves with disk arrived already.  However,
>>> there was an additional SSD drives ($14K) were not part of that purchase.
>>> We are tracking down what happened there.
>>>
>>> On Mon, Oct 2, 2017 at 12:30 PM, Pablo Santos <pablo.santos at noaa.gov>
>>> wrote:
>>>
>>>> Thanks Frances, looking forward to it.
>>>>
>>>> Pablo
>>>>
>>>> On 9/29/17 8:43 AM, Frances Yang - NOAA Federal wrote:
>>>>
>>>> Hi Pablo,
>>>>
>>>> I'm so sorry.  I spoke to few people and also our budget team and we
>>>> did some digging.  The person who has the most knowledge Doris is not in
>>>> the office this week.  ASA she's back to the office next week I'll try to
>>>> get the information from her.  I should have the information by Tuesday
>>>> next week.
>>>>
>>>> Thanks,
>>>> Frances
>>>>
>>>> On Fri, Sep 29, 2017 at 8:16 AM, Pablo Santos - NOAA Federal <
>>>> pablo.santos at noaa.gov> wrote:
>>>>
>>>>> Doug:
>>>>>
>>>>> No one has gotten back to me on this.
>>>>>
>>>>> Pablo
>>>>>
>>>>> On Wed, Sep 27, 2017 at 9:56 AM, doug fenderson - NOAA Federal <
>>>>> doug.fenderson at noaa.gov> wrote:
>>>>>
>>>>>> Pablo,
>>>>>>
>>>>>> As mentioned on Monday Frances will investigate this and get back to
>>>>>> you. Frances is added to the email. She will also be looking into the
>>>>>> higher end workstation.
>>>>>>
>>>>>> One of the NetApp purchases had arrived the other day and the
>>>>>> additional drive should be arriving soon.
>>>>>>
>>>>>> I reported to Mark yesterday about the chassis and the need for Steve
>>>>>> Deputy’s group to configure the networking portion before shipping the
>>>>>> chassis. I do mot currently have an estimated delivery date uet.
>>>>>>
>>>>>> Sent from my iPhone. Please excuse any brevity and poor grammar.
>>>>>>
>>>>>> Doug Fenderson
>>>>>> Infrastructure and Web Services Branch Chief
>>>>>> DOC/NOAA/NWS/NCEP Central OPS
>>>>>> Office: (301) 683-3901 <%28301%29%20683-3901>
>>>>>> Cell: (301) 310-6291 <%28301%29%20310-6291>
>>>>>> Email: doug.fenderson at noaa.gov
>>>>>> ------------------------------
>>>>>> *From:* Pablo Santos <pablo.santos at noaa.gov>
>>>>>> *Sent:* Wednesday, September 27, 2017 9:49:57 AM
>>>>>> *To:* doug fenderson - NOAA Federal; Kyle Nevins - NOAA Federal;
>>>>>> Mark DeMaria - NOAA Federal; _ncep.nhc.nco-contacts
>>>>>> *Subject:* [READ]: Questions we Need Answers To or Updates
>>>>>>
>>>>>> Doug:
>>>>>>
>>>>>> Since you are not all in the daily call as we request updates daily
>>>>>> it
>>>>>> becomes a let me check kind of standard answer. I understand the
>>>>>> reason.
>>>>>> So given that, I am following up the questions we have had this week
>>>>>> by
>>>>>> email to help you track what we are seeking an answer or update for:
>>>>>>
>>>>>> 1) Status of the 15 windows replacement desktops
>>>>>>
>>>>>> 2) Status of the high development workstation ordered
>>>>>>
>>>>>> 3) Status of the storage drives for the new NetApp.
>>>>>>
>>>>>> 4) Estimate as to when we could be receiving the chassis for the new
>>>>>> blaze servers.
>>>>>>
>>>>>> Thanks,
>>>>>>
>>>>>> Pablo
>>>>>>
>>>>>> --
>>>>>>
>>>>>> Dr. Pablo Santos
>>>>>> Acting Chief
>>>>>> Technology and Science Branch
>>>>>> National Hurricane Center, Miami, FL
>>>>>> 305-229-4500 <%28305%29%20229-4500>
>>>>>> (c) 954-559-4965 <%28954%29%20559-4965>
>>>>>> http://www.hurricanes.gov
>>>>>> Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/NWSNHC/
>>>>>> Twitter: @NWSNHC @NHC_Atlantic @NHC_Pacific  @NHC_TAFB  @NHC_Surge
>>>>>>
>>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>> --
>>>>> Dr. Pablo Santos
>>>>> Acting Chief
>>>>> Technology and Science Branch
>>>>> National Hurricane Center, Miami, FL
>>>>> 305-229-4500 <%28305%29%20229-4500>
>>>>> (c) 954-559-4965 <%28954%29%20559-4965>
>>>>> http://www.hurricanes.gov
>>>>> Facebook: *https://www.facebook.com/NWSNHC/
>>>>> <https://www.facebook.com/NWSNHC/>*
>>>>> Twitter: @NWSNHC @NHC_Atlantic @NHC_Pacific  @NHC_TAFB  @NHC_Surge
>>>>>
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> --
>>>>
>>>> Dr. Pablo Santos
>>>> Acting Chief
>>>> Technology and Science Branch
>>>> National Hurricane Center, Miami, FL305-229-4500 <%28305%29%20229-4500>
>>>> (c) 954-559-4965 <%28954%29%20559-4965>http://www.hurricanes.gov
>>>> Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/NWSNHC/
>>>> Twitter: @NWSNHC @NHC_Atlantic @NHC_Pacific  @NHC_TAFB  @NHC_Surge
>>>>
>>>>
>>>
>>>
>>> --
>>>
>>> Respectfully,
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>> Doug Fenderson
>>>
>>> Infrastructure and Web Services Branch Chief
>>>
>>> DOC/NOAA/NWS/NCEP Central OPS
>>>
>>> Office:  (301) 683-3901
>>>
>>> Cell:  (301) 310-6291
>>>
>>> Email:  doug.fenderson at noaa.gov
>>>
>>>
>>> --
>>>
>>> Dr. Pablo Santos
>>> Acting Chief
>>> Technology and Science Branch
>>> National Hurricane Center, Miami, FL305-229-4500 <(305)%20229-4500>
>>> (c) 954-559-4965 <(954)%20559-4965>http://www.hurricanes.gov
>>> Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/NWSNHC/
>>> Twitter: @NWSNHC @NHC_Atlantic @NHC_Pacific  @NHC_TAFB  @NHC_Surge
>>>
>>>
>>
>
>
> --
>
> Respectfully,
>
>
>
> Doug Fenderson
>
> Infrastructure and Web Services Branch Chief
>
> DOC/NOAA/NWS/NCEP Central OPS
>
> Office:  (301) 683-3901
>
> Cell:  (301) 310-6291
>
> Email:  doug.fenderson at noaa.gov
>



-- 

Respectfully,



Doug Fenderson

Infrastructure and Web Services Branch Chief

DOC/NOAA/NWS/NCEP Central OPS

Office:  (301) 683-3901

Cell:  (301) 310-6291

Email:  doug.fenderson at noaa.gov
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