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Title: The Provision of Goods and Services for Firewalls
Published by: Caerphilly County Borough Council
Publication Date: 23/08/2017
Deadline Date: Cancelled
Deadline Time:
Notice Type: 02 Contract Notice
Has Documents: No
Has ESPD: No
Abstract: Caerphilly County Borough Council protects its network from external threats by means of an infrastructure based on a dual layered firewall architecture. The invitation to tender is for the goods and services to improve and maintain the architecture and applies to the whole firewall solution and its associated parts including, but not limited to, the firewall appliances and management consoles.
CPV: 72267100, 30211200, 50312600, 72222300, 72267100.

Contract notice

Directive 2014/24/EU - Public Sector Directive

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1) Name and addresses

Caerphilly County Borough Council

Penallta House, Tredomen Park, Ystrad Mynach

Hengoed

CF82 7PG

UK

Contact person: Rhys James

Telephone: +44 1443863161

E-mail: jamesrm1@caerphilly.gov.uk

Fax: +44 1443863167

NUTS: UKL16

Internet address(es)

Main address: www.caerphilly.gov.uk

Address of the buyer profile: http://www.sell2wales.gov.wales/search/Search_AuthProfile.aspx?ID=AA0272

I.3) Communication

The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge at:

https://supplierlive.proactisp2p.com/Account/Login


Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address


Tenders or requests to participate must be sent electronically to:

https://supplierlive.proactisp2p.com/Account/Login


Electronic communication requires the use of tools and devices that are not generally available. Unrestricted and full direct access to these tools and devices is possible, free of charge, at:

https://supplierlive.proactisp2p.com/Account/Login


I.4) Type of the contracting authority

Regional or local authority

I.5) Main activity

General public services

Section II: Object

II.1) Scope of the procurement

II.1.1) Title

The Provision of Goods and Services for Firewalls

Reference number: CCBC/PS1581/17/RJ

II.1.2) Main CPV code

72267100

 

II.1.3) Type of contract

Services

II.1.4) Short description

Caerphilly County Borough Council protects its network from external threats by means of an infrastructure based on a dual layered firewall architecture. The invitation to tender is for the goods and services to improve and maintain the architecture and applies to the whole firewall solution and its associated parts including, but not limited to, the firewall appliances and management consoles.

II.1.6) Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: No

II.2) Description

II.2.2) Additional CPV code(s)

30211200

50312600

72222300

72267100

II.2.3) Place of performance

NUTS code:

UKL16


Main site or place of performance:

Caerphilly County Borough

II.2.4) Description of the procurement

The invitation to tender is for the following goods and services and applies to the whole firewall solution and its associated parts including, but not limited to, the firewall appliances and management consoles.

The provision of support and maintenance for all hardware and software (this will include software at all levels within the solution stack).

The provision of goods as necessary to facilitate repairs to the firewall solution, this will include all necessary software to enable goods to work seamlessly within the solution.

The provision of goods to replace or compliment the existing solution, this will include all necessary software to enable goods to work seamlessly within the solution.

The provision of software to fix identified problems within the solution, installation of such software will be included in the price of the tender.

II.2.5) Award criteria

Criteria below:

Price

II.2.7) Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system

Duration in months: 24

This contract is subject to renewal: No

II.2.9) Information about the limits on the number of candidates to be invited

II.2.10) Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: Yes

II.2.11) Information about options

Options: Yes

Description of options:

The tender will allow for the further purchase of goods to make improvements or additions to the firewall system as required.

II.2.13) Information about European Union funds

The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: No

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1) Conditions for participation

III.1.2) Economic and financial standing

Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents


III.1.3) Technical and professional ability

Minimum level(s) of standards required:

The authority will only select partners who have a 4 or more Checkpoint star rating.

The authority will only select partners who have Platinum / Gold Forcepoint partner level status.

The authority expects as a minimum 3 CCSA (Checkpoint System Administrator) and 2 CCSE (Checkpoint Certified Expert) engineers to service the contract.

III.2) Conditions related to the contract

III.2.3) Information about staff responsible for the performance of the contract

Obligation to indicate the names and professional qualifications of the staff assigned to performing the contract

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1) Description

IV.1.1) Type of procedure

Open procedure

IV.1.8) Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)

The procurement is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement: Yes

IV.2) Administrative information

IV.2.2) Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate

Date: 22/09/2017

Local time: 12:00

IV.2.4) Languages in which tenders or requests to participate may be submitted

EN

CY

IV.2.6) Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender

Duration in months: 6 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)

IV.2.7) Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 22/09/2017

Local time: 13:00

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1) Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: No

VI.2) Information about electronic workflows

Electronic ordering will be used

Electronic invoicing will be accepted

Electronic payment will be used

VI.3) Additional information

As part of the process, the tender will be undertaken utilising Caerphilly CBC's Proactis Plaza e-tendering system. Therefore, companies are invited to follow the following directions to register on the system:

1. Log in to the Proactis Plaza E-Sourcing Portal at https://www.proactisplaza.com

2. Click the Register Now button at the bottom of the window

3. Enter your correct Organisation Name, Details and Primary Contact Details. The system will auto generate the Organisation ID and User Name for you.

4. Please make a note of the Organisation ID and User Name, then click Register

5. You will then receive an email from the system asking you to Click here to activate your account. This takes you to Enter Organisation Details.

6. Please enter the information requested, click Next and follow the instructions ensuring that you enter all applicable details.

7. In the Enter Product Classification screen please ensure that you select the Product Classification Codes (CPV Codes) that appear in the tender notice.

8. Accept the Terms and Conditions and then click Next. This takes you in to the Welcome window.

9. In the Welcome window please enter your User Name (User ID) and password. You now need to create your unique password. Please ensure that you make a note of this along with the other information already recorded.

10. Now click Done and you will enter the Supplier Home page.

11. From the Home Page, go to the “Opportunities” area, then search for New Opportunities. Click on the “ID” of the relevant opportunity and then click to register your interest on the relevant button. Click the Requests from Buyers command in the Opportunities area. This will take you to the list of current opportunities available to you.

12. Click the Project ID that relates to this notice, this will take you into the Tender Request.

13. Note the closing date for completion of the relevant project. Please review the Items tab and the Documents tab as there will be information relating to the project held here.

14. You can now either Create a Response to, or Decline this opportunity.

NOTE: To register your interest in this notice and obtain any additional information please visit the Sell2Wales Web Site at http://www.sell2wales.gov.wales/Search/Search_Switch.aspx?ID=70344.

(WA Ref:70344)

VI.4) Procedures for review

VI.4.1) Review body

Caerphilly County Borough Council

Penallta House, Tredomen Park, Ystrad Mynach

Hengoed

CF82 7PG

UK

Telephone: +44 1443863161

Fax: +44 1443863167

Internet address(es)

URL: www.caerphilly.gov.uk

VI.5) Date of dispatch of this notice

21/08/2017


Information added to the notice since publication.

Additional information added to the notice since it's publication.
DateDetails
07/11/2017 08:50Notice Cancelled

This notice has been cancelled. The original deadline date of 22/09/2017 is no longer applicable.

Tender Process Re-issued under separate arrangements for Checkpoint and Forcepoint
Main Contact: jamesrm1@caerphilly.gov.uk
Admin Contact: N/a
Technical Contact: N/a
Other Contact: N/a

Commodity Categories

Commodity Categories
IDTitleParent Category
72222300Information technology servicesInformation systems or technology strategic review and planning services
30211200Mainframe hardwareMainframe computer
50312600Maintenance and repair of information technology equipmentMaintenance and repair of computer equipment
72267100Maintenance of information technology softwareSoftware maintenance and repair services

Delivery Locations

Delivery Locations
IDDescription
1016Gwent Valleys (Torfaen, Blaenau Gwent, Caerphilly)

Alert Region Restrictions

The buyer has restricted the alert for this notice to suppliers based in the following regions.

Alert Region Restrictions
There are no alert restrictions for this notice.

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