United Kingdom-Belfast: IT software package
Section I: Contracting authority
Main address: https://etendersni.gov.uk/epps
Address of the buyer profile: https://etendersni.gov.uk/epps
Section II: Object
CFT1553336 DoJ PSNI — Citrix XenApp and Desktop Enterprise Software Subscription
PSNI are long term users of Citrix XenApp and Desktop solution and deploy a number of web and application solutions using this software. The purpose of this Contract is to provide a coordinated support regime which covers both Citrix XenDesktop subscription and support.
The Contract will start on the Contract commencement date and will run for an initial period of 3 years plus 2 optional extension periods consisting of 1 year each i.e. 3+1+1.
Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information
As detailed within the Tender documents.
As per Terms and Conditions of contract document.
Section IV: Procedure
Central Procurement Directorate, 303 Airport Road West. BT3 9ED.
Only CPD Procurement staff with access to the project on eTendersNI.
Section VI: Complementary information
The pricing strategy applied and the setting of cost/profit margins are a commercial decision for economic operators when submitting a bid for this competition. In addition, neither CPD nor the Authority can provide any guarantee as to the level of business under this contract. Contract monitoring — The successful contractor’s performance on the contract will be regularly monitored. Contractors not delivering on contract requirements is a serious matter. It means the public purse is not getting what it is paying for. If a Contractor fails to reach satisfactory levels of contract performance they will be given a specified time to improve. If, after the specified time, they still fail to reach satisfactory levels of contract performance, the matter will be escalated to senior management in CPD for further action. If this occurs and their performance still does not improve to satisfactory levels within the specified period, it may be regarded as an act of grave professional misconduct and they may be issued with a Certificate of Unsatisfactory performance and the Contract may be terminated. The issue of a Certificate of unsatisfactory performance will result in the Contractor being excluded from all procurement competitions being undertaken by Centres of procurement expertise on behalf of bodies covered by the Northern Ireland procurement policy for a period of 12 months from the date of issue of the certificate. This Contract will not be awarded in Lots as a single supplier is required..
CPD will comply with the Public Contracts Regulations 2015 and, where. appropriate, will incorporate a standstill period (i.e. a minimum of 10 calendar days) at the point information on the award of the Contract is communicated to tenderers. That notification will provide full information on the award decision.