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Belgium-Brussels: Supply of Apple products
Section I: Contracting authority
Section II: Object
Supply of Apple products.
The basic project which is the subject of the contract is described as follows: the present procurement procedure concerns the supply of Apple hardware and software products and accessories as available in the Apple Store.
The Secretariat intends to acquire Apple products from the following 2 product categories:
— desktops: i.e. iMac, Mac Mini, Mac Pro,
— laptops: i.e. MacBook, MacBook Pro,
— software (volume) licences and associated support and maintenance.
The following product (categories) are out of scope of this procedure:
— the supply of printers and scanners,
— the supply of iOS-based hardware, i.e. iPad and iPhone,
— purchases through the iTunes store, i.e. apps, music, etc.
Per product category, there will be a fixed discount applied to the Apple Store list price (ASLP). The price of a product will be determined by deducting the discount for the category concerned from the price of the product listed in the Apple Store for business (ASLP: Apple Store list price) at the time of request for quotation.
95 % hardware supplies, 5 % software supplies.
2 possible renewals of 12 months each.
The General Secretariat of the Council does not publish the estimated monetary value of its contracts. The estimated volume of services/supplies is set out in the tender specifications.
Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information
The candidate is legally entitled to sell/provide Apple hardware, software and accessories products as available in the Apple Store.
Documentation must be provided in that sense.
The average turnover of the candidate for the provision of Apple products must be of at least 100 000 EUR for the last 3 financial exercises closed (2013, 2014, 2015).
A signed statement must be provided with the demand of participation.
Section IV: Procedure
Section VI: Complementary information
Within 2 months of the notification to the plaintiff, or, in absence thereof, of the day on which it came to the knowledge of the plaintiff an appeal has to be lodged with the General Court. A complaint to the European Ombudsman does not have as an effect either to suspend this period or to open a new period for lodging appeals. 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.