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Norway-Oslo: Software package and information systems
Section I: Contracting authority
Section II: Object
20200061 Framework Agreement Kafka Contract Software
The objective of the call for tenders is to enter into a framework agreement that ensures the right for the contracting authority to procure licences for a joint asynchronous message handling system that must cover the requirements for performance and robustness for large data volumes. The open-source versions of Kafka are already in use.
The agreement period is 1 year from the date the agreement is signed. Option for the contracting authority for 3 x 1 years(1 + 1 + 1) extension. The minimum and maximum value is from NOK 16 to 24 million, cf. the tender documentation, and is based on the contracting authority's estimates.
Three extensions of 1 month.
Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information
See point 2 in the tender documentation:
Requirement 2.1: tenderers must have their tax and payroll tax and VAT payments in order.
Documentation requirements for requirement 2.1: Norwegian tenderers must submit a tax certificate, either from the tax collector or the Tax Administration, which shows the extent to which the tenderer has payment arrears regarding tax and payroll and VAT. The certificate must not be older than 6 months from the deadline for receipt of tenders. Any arrears and other notes must be explained.
Foreign tenderers must submit equivalent certificate as the Norwegians.
Requirement 2.2: the tenderer shall be a legally established company.
Documentation requirements for requirement 2.2:
Norwegian tenderers: company registration certificate;
Foreign companies: proof that the company is registered in a trade or business register as prescribed by the law of the country in which the tenderer is established.
Tenderers must have the sufficient financial capacity to be able to fulfil the contract.
A credit rating not older than 6 months from the deadline for receipt of tenders. The rating must be based on the last known accounting figures and it must be carried out by a company with a public licence to operate credit rating services.
If the tenderer needs another company for the competition documentation for procurement No 20200061 fulfillment of the qualification requirement, a credit assessment must also be submitted for the relevant company. The above mentioned credit rating shall fulfil the requirements in the above bullet point. Furthermore, interested parties must document to the contracting authority that they can use the relevant and necessary resources at the company, for example, by enclosing a binding statement.
During the last 3 years, the tenderer must have experience from two contracts of an equivalent nature, complexity and scope as requested in the tender documentation.
A detailed statement, cf. Appendix 6 — Reference from painting assignments that verifies that the tenderer fulfils all elements in the qualification requirement. The statement must as a minimum include a description of the contractual relationship, to which the tenderer is or has been a part of, which verifies fulfillment of the qualification requirement, including information on: the nature of the individual contractual relationship (content of assignment), financial scope and time/duration of the individual contractual relationship.
No more than two references are be submitted.
Section IV: Procedure
Section VI: Complementary information
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