Norway-Oslo: IT services: consulting, software development, Internet and support
Prior information notice
This notice is a call for competition
Section I: Contracting authority
Main address: www.cepi.net
Address of the buyer profile: https://kgv.doffin.no/ctm/Company/CompanyInformation/Index/80095
Section II: Object
IT Services for CEPI.
CEPI would like to come into contact with tenderers of IT services and this is a prior announcement of a negotiated procedure. CEPI is a newly established Non Government organisation (NGO). The procurement is not covered by the law or regulations on public procurements.
CEPI intends to follow OECD's guiding principles for procurement.
All those who are interested are asked to confirm their interest. An invitation to submit a tender and the tender documentation will be sent out to 4-6 of the tenderers who have registered their interest. The selection of the interested suppliers who will be invited to the competition will be based on the responses to the information enquiry, see the annex RFI — IT Services CEPI October 2017.xlsx.
The contract will be signed without any other competition notice.
The contract's value is based on a 4 year period.
CEPI would like a supplier who can have complete responsibility for all deliveries of services for IT operations. Sub-suppliers are allowed, but tenders cannot be submitted for parts of the assignment.
— Delivery and operation of PCs, software and print,
— Delivery and operation of infrastructure (telephony, network),
— Video and telephone conference with support for most communication protocols,
— Support for all of our service portfolio,
— Cooperation system (e.g. SharePoint),
— File storage,
— Meeting room booking,
— Operation of websites, domains, email,
— Any operation of dedicated servers for special software,
— Azure Information Protection Suite or equivalent.
Continual renewal for 1 year at a time.
HR-system, CRM, Archive, Integrations, etc.
CEPI is a charitable organisation. Tenderers can offer extra good terms for CEPI and will be able to use CEPI as a reference.
Tenderers who are invited to the competition will be asked to mobilise resources to prepare a tender in accordance with the schedule, as the reply deadline will be 19 days. 2-3 tenderers will be invited to negotiations, based on an evaluation of the tenders. The aim is to sign a contract 31 January.
Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information
Responses are to be given in the attached information enquiry.
The tender documentation and contract will be based on SSA-D.
Section IV: Procedure
Section VI: Complementary information
CEPI is not obliged to follow LOA/FOA.
CEPi would like to hold a competition based on the principles in the OECD guidelines for procurement and will assess appeals in a clear and fair way.