Services - 179698-2016

27/05/2016    S101

Luxembourg-Luxembourg: EIB - Metropolitan area network and wide area network communication services for the European Investment Bank Group

2016/S 101-179698

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 (Grand-Duché)
Postal code: 2950
Country: Luxembourg
Contact person: Oleg Panta
E-mail: cs-procurement@eib.org
Internet address(es):
Main address: http://www.eib.org
Address of the buyer profile: http://www.eib.org/about/procurement/calls/op-1305
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=1488
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
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:

Metropolitan area network and wide area network communication services for the European Investment Bank Group.

Reference number: OP-1305.
II.1.2)Main CPV code
32400000 Networks
II.1.3)Type of contract
Services
II.1.4)Short description:

Provision of metropolitan area network and wide area network communication services for the European Investment Bank Group.

This call for tenders is divided into 2 distinct lots, each lot representing a different domain or market:

lot 1: metropolitan area network (MAN) communication services (Datalink, Internet and voice services for the EIB Group's buildings and locations in Luxembourg);

lot 2: wide area network (WAN) communication services (data lines and services for the EIB Group's external offices outside Luxembourg).

The EIB will sign a framework agreement with a single economic operator for each distinct lot.

Tenderers may submit a proposal for 1 or both lots; the Bank considers that it is neither an advantage nor a disadvantage to submit proposals for both lots. Tenders will be evaluated separately for each lot.

II.1.5)Estimated total value
Value excluding VAT: 22 800 000.00 EUR
II.1.6)Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: yes
Tenders may be submitted for all lots
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

Metropolitan area network (MAN) communication services (Datalink, Internet and voice services for the EIB Group's buildings and locations in Luxembourg)

Lot No: 1
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
32400000 Networks
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: LU000 Luxembourg (Grand-Duché)
Main site or place of performance:

The EIB Group's buildings and locations in Luxembourg.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The new solution to be implemented must continue to enable the EIB to have an effective communications infrastructure (data, Internet, voice and video) to allow all its Luxembourg offices to communicate with each other as well as with its 2 data centres hosted in EBRC Windhof and Hitec. The service must be based on best-of-breed technology with high-level targets of availability, performance and security. The service will be provided through a services framework agreement, and will be governed by related service level agreements.

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: 8 200 000.00 EUR
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Duration in months: 84
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

The framework agreement will be concluded for an initial period of 4 years, effective from the date on which it will enter into force. Upon expiry of the initial term, it may, at the discretion of the Bank, be renewed for a maximum of 3 additional years.

II.2.10)Information about variants
Variants will be accepted: no
II.2.11)Information about options
Options: no
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
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

Wide area network (WAN) communication services (data lines and services for the EIB Group's external offices)

Lot No: 2
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
32400000 Networks
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: LU000 Luxembourg (Grand-Duché)
Main site or place of performance:

The EIB Group's external offices inside and outside the EU. It should be noted that the locations may change or may be extended to other countries in and outside the EU.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The new solution to be implemented must continue to enable the EIB to have an effective communications infrastructure (data, Internet, voice and video) to allow all its external offices around the world to communicate with each other as well as with the offices and locations in Luxembourg. The service must be based on best-of-breed technology with high-level targets of availability, performance and security. The service will be provided through a services framework agreement and will be governed by related service level agreements.

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: 14 600 000.00 EUR
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Duration in months: 84
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

The framework agreement will be concluded for an initial period of 4 years, effective from the date on which it will enter into force. Upon expiry of the initial term, it may, at the discretion of the Bank, be renewed for a maximum of 3 additional years.

II.2.10)Information about variants
Variants will be accepted: no
II.2.11)Information about options
Options: no
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
In the case of framework agreements, provide justification for any duration exceeding 4 years: The service providers will have to make a substantial investment in purchasing and installing at EIB locations the equipment to be used for the services (‘sole use hardware’) at the start of the contract, the cost of which would be recovered in the service fees over the contract duration, and consequently shorter contract durations would mean higher average service fees overall.
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: 24/08/2016
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: 31/08/2016
Local time: 14:00
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
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:
17/05/2016