Services - 437282-2018

06/10/2018    S193

United Kingdom-Reading: Computer equipment and supplies

2018/S 193-437282


Notice for changes or additional information


(Supplement to the Official Journal of the European Union, 2018/S 119-270732)

Legal Basis:
Directive 2014/24/EU

Change of the Estimated date of publication of contract notice.

Section I: Contracting authority/entity

I.1)Name and addresses
Official name: European Centre for Medium-Range Weather Forecasts (ECMWF)
Postal address: Shinfield Park
Town: Reading
NUTS code: UKJ11 Berkshire
Postal code: RG2 9AX
Country: United Kingdom

Internet address(es):

Main address:

Address of the buyer profile:

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

Procurement of a High Performance Computing Facility (HPCF)

Reference number: ECMWF/ITT/2018/270
II.1.2)Main CPV code
30200000 Computer equipment and supplies
II.1.3)Type of contract
II.1.4)Short description:

The purpose of this ITT is to procure a High Performance Computing Facility (HPCF) for the European Centre for Medium-Range Weather Forecasts (ECMWF).

The replacement HPCF will be installed in ECMWF’s new data centre in Bologna, Italy and will run in parallel with the existing HPCF until the end of September 2020. It will then provide a production service to the end of the contract period, September 2024.

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:
VI.6)Original notice reference
Notice number in the OJ S: 2018/S 119-270732

Section VII: Changes

VII.1)Information to be changed or added
VII.1.2)Text to be corrected in the original notice
Section number: II.3
Instead of:
Date: 24/09/2018
Date: 12/11/2018
VII.2)Other additional information:

Estimated date of publication of the ITT and Contract Notice, as amended by the current Corrigendum Notice, is the earliest date on which the ITT documents will be available in ECMWF's eProcurement Portal. Should there be any significant change in the timeline, ECMWF may publish a further Corrigendum Notice.

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