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Belgium-Bruxelles: Provision of Disaster Recovery Data Center space and associated services
Section I: Contracting authority
Section II: Object
Provision of Disaster Recovery Data Center space and associated services
The objective of the call for tenders is to set up a framework contract with a provider in order to rent (housing) a secured data center space (Disaster Recovery site) for the needs of the General Secretariat of the Council (GSC). The purpose of the contract is also to provide data center services regarding the Disaster Recovery site (including office space, assembly room and storage room).
Today, the GSC runs its infrastructure in 2 data centers, one in the Justus Lipsius building (175 rue de la Loi — 1048 Brussels, Belgium) and the other one in the LEX building (145 rue de la Loi — 1048 Brussels, Belgium). The 2 data centers are too close to each other and therefore the present call for tenders has been launched to move the data center situated in the LEX building to the new Disaster Recovery site.
Following the call for tenders, a framework contract will be awarded with an initial duration of 4 years, with the possibility of 4 extensions of 1 year each.
Possibility of 4 extensions of 1 year each.
The General Secretariat of the Council does not publish the estimated monetary value of its contracts. The estimated volume of services is set out in the tender specifications.
Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information
See section III of the document "Instructions on applying to participate in the call for tenders".
Section IV: Procedure
Section VI: Complementary information
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Time limits are extended on account of distance by a fixed period of 10 days regardless of the place of establishment or habitual residence of the person concerned.