Services - 162986-2020

Submission deadline has been amended by:  232301-2020
07/04/2020    S69

Luxembourg-Luxembourg: EIB - Hosting of the EIB Group External Communication Digital Tools and Applications

2020/S 069-162986

Contract notice

Services

Legal Basis:
Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
Official name: European Investment Bank
Postal address: 98–100, boulevard Konrad Adenauer
Town: Luxembourg
NUTS code: LU000 Luxembourg
Postal code: 2950
Country: Luxembourg
E-mail: cs-procurement@eib.org
Internet address(es):
Main address: http://www.eib.org
Address of the buyer profile: https://www.eib.org/en/about/procurement/index.htm
I.3)Communication
The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at: https://etendering.ted.europa.eu/cft/cft-display.html?cftId=6255
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: https://etendering.ted.europa.eu/cft/cft-display.html?cftId=6255
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted to the abovementioned address
I.4)Type of the contracting authority
European institution/agency or international organisation
I.5)Main activity
General public services

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement
II.1.1)Title:

Hosting of the EIB Group External Communication Digital Tools and Applications

Reference number: CFT-1594
II.1.2)Main CPV code
72415000 World wide web (www) site operation host services
II.1.3)Type of contract
Services
II.1.4)Short description:

The objective of this call for tenders is to award a framework agreement to a single service provider for the hosting of the EIB Group external communication digital tools and applications.

II.1.5)Estimated total value
Value excluding VAT: 800 000.00 EUR
II.1.6)Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: no
II.2)Description
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
72317000 Data storage services
72416000 Application service providers
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: LU000 Luxembourg
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The EIB Group requires hosting of its digital platforms, applications and tools as used in its external communications. The services to be provided are:

(a) provision of a highly available and secure private cloud (24/7),

(b) strong and up-to-date security of private cloud,

(c) monitoring, maintenance and support of infrastructure,

(d) contract transition support.

II.2.5)Award criteria
Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents
II.2.6)Estimated value
Value excluding VAT: 800 000.00 EUR
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Duration in months: 48
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

The framework agreement will be signed for an initial duration of 2 years, with the possibility for a renewal for an additional 2-year period (maximum possible duration – 4 years).

II.2.10)Information about variants
Variants will be accepted: no
II.2.11)Information about options
Options: yes
Description of options:

EIB may, during the 3 years following the award of the original (initial) framework agreement, have recourse to a negotiated procedure without prior publication of a contract notice for new services consisting in the repetition of similar services entrusted to the party awarded this framework agreement (for more detail please see the procurement documents).

II.2.13)Information about European Union funds
The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
II.2.14)Additional information

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
Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Description
IV.1.1)Type of procedure
Open procedure
IV.1.3)Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system
The procurement involves the establishment of a framework agreement
Framework agreement with a single operator
IV.1.8)Information about the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
The procurement is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement: no
IV.2)Administrative information
IV.2.2)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
Date: 26/05/2020
Local time: 15:00
IV.2.3)Estimated date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates
IV.2.4)Languages in which tenders or requests to participate may be submitted:
English
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: 27/05/2020
Local time: 10:00
Information about authorised persons and opening procedure:

Upon request, the written record of the opening of the tenders will be provided to economic operators who submitted a tender.

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence
This is a recurrent procurement: yes
Estimated timing for further notices to be published:

4 years.

VI.3)Additional information:
VI.4)Procedures for review
VI.4.1)Review body
Official name: General Court of the European Union
Postal address: rue du Fort Niedergrünewald
Town: Luxembourg
Postal code: 2925
Country: Luxembourg
E-mail: generalcourt.registry@curia.europa.eu
Telephone: +352 4303-1
Fax: +352 4303-2100
Internet address: http://curia.europa.eu
VI.4.3)Review procedure
Precise information on deadline(s) for review procedures:

Within 2 months of the notification to the plaintiff, or, in absence thereof, of the day on which it came to the knowledge.

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:
31/03/2020