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Brand Name or Equal

Kingdomware Technologies, B-407389, December 4, 2012

Link: GAO Decision Protestor: Kingdomware Technologies Agency: Department of Veterans Affairs Disposition: Protest Denied. _____________________________________________________________________________________________________ GAO Digest: Cancellation of request for quotations (RFQ) issued on a brand name or equal basis was proper where the RFQ failed to list any…

Great Journey West, LLC, B-407045, September 21, 2012

Link: GAO Decision Protestor: Great Journey West, LLC Agency: Department of Veterans Affairs Disposition: Protest Denied. _____________________________________________________________________________________________________ GAO Digest: Protest challenging an agency’s issuance of an order under a brand name or equal procurement is denied, where the protestor’s quotation…

Nas/Corp-Telmah, Inc., B-405893, January 10, 2012

Link: GAO Decision Protestor: Nas/Corp-Telmah, Inc. Agency: Department of Veterans Affairs Disposition: Protest Denied. _____________________________________________________________________________________________________ GAO Digest: Protest that agency unreasonably evaluated protester’s quotation as unacceptable is denied where agency properly concluded that protester’s quotation did not show that its…

Coastal Seal Services, LLC, B-406219, March 12, 2012

Link: GAO Decision Protestor: Coastal Seal Services, LLC Agency: Department of the Navy Disposition: Protest Denied. ___________________________________________________________________________________________________ GAO Digest: Navy decision to limit procurement to brand name, original equipment manufacturer part was unobjectionable where the part was component of critical…

Sourcelinq, LLC, B-405907.2, B-405907.3, B-405907.4, January 27, 2012

Link: GAO Decision Protestor: Sourcelinq, LLC Agency: Department of the Army Disposition: Protest Denied. Request for Recommendation for Protest Costs Denied. _______________________________________________________________________________________________________________ GAO Digest: Protest is denied where agency reasonably determined that descriptive literature for equal product submitted by protester…

ADM International, Inc., B-405854, January 6, 2012

Link:         GAO Opinion Agency:    Department of the Air Force Disposition:  Protest denied. ____________________________________________________________________________________________________________  GAO Digest: Under brand name or equal solicitation, protester’s quotation was properly rejected where the protester failed to demonstrate that its product satisfied the salient characteristics and…