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

doug fenderson - NOAA Federal doug.fenderson at noaa.gov
Mon Oct 2 20:41:51 UTC 2017


No missed but AGO did not complete the transaction for various reasons.
Both were submitted.

On Mon, Oct 2, 2017 at 3:50 PM, Mark DeMaria - NOAA Federal <
mark.demaria at noaa.gov> wrote:

> Doug:
>
> Okay, good. So it is just the high end Linux workstation and Windows
> workstation refresh that were missed.
>
> Mark
>
> On Mon, Oct 2, 2017 at 3:23 PM, doug fenderson - NOAA Federal <
> doug.fenderson at noaa.gov> wrote:
>
>> 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
>>
>
>


-- 

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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