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Section I: Contracting authority
Section II: Object
New firewall system
The call for tenders applies to a contract for the delivery of a new firewall system.
Søre Sunnmøre ICT (Norwegian: SSIKT) provides all IT services to seven municipalities in the south of Sunnmøre. This includes approx. 14,000 users in total (Employees and students). We also provide network infrastructures for guests in all of our buildings.
We shall procure a future oriented and scalable NGFW system to secure the data centre and perimeter to the Internet. We will focus on security for users and services and a common administration interface to the entire system with good reporting and insight options. The new system must be in place by 31.12.21!
As an option, we are also considering purchasing security for our endpoints, such as PCs and mobile devices. We have begun extended the use of Office 365, which means securing our tenant is also an option.
A new firewall system must be operated locally by Søre Sunnmøre ICT, and be scalable to be able to manage increased traffic throughout the contract period.
The estimated value of the procurement is NOK 10 million over 4 years. The amount is an estimate and is not binding for the contracting authority.
See the procurement documents for further information.
A draft of the tender documentation is attached to this qualification documentation. The contracting authority reserves the right to make smaller, unsubstantial alterations of the documentation prior to inviting the tenderers to submit tenders.
Tenders cannot be submitted for parts of the assignment, and alternative tenders are not allowed. The contracting authority has considered dividing the assignment in accordance with PPR §19-4 but has decided that it is not appropriate for this contract. The contracting authority retains the right to accept all or parts of a tender.
Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information
Tax and VAT certificates
Tenderers must have their tax and VAT payments in order (ESPD: Part II A.e).
Documentation requirement: Requirement for certificate of paid VAT, tax and social security contribution. A certificate issued by the competent authority in the tenderer's country, confirming that the tenderer has met the obligations in regard to payment of VAT, tax and social security contributions in the country where the tenderer/contractor has its headquarters the (Norwegian certificate for Tax and VAT is combined and ordered from altinn.no, RF-1507,previously RF-1244) in accordance with the legislation in the country. The certificate must not be more than 6 months old.
The contracting authority is not allowed to request the certificate if he has already received it, in accordance with the regulations, section 17-1(4). If you have submitted a tax certificate to the contracting authority and it is still valid at the time of the tender submission for this contract the tender submission deadline, for this contest, you are not obliged to submit a certificate now. If this is the case, state when and to whom the certificate was previously submitted. You can, however, attach the certificate voluntarily if you want.
Other economic and financial requirements: Economic and financial standing
Requirements regarding the tenderer´s economic and financial standing: The financial capacity to fulfil the contract is required (ESPD: Part IV B.58-3).
Documentation: The contracting authority will assess finances through the company and accounting information system Proff Forvalt (www.forvalt.no). The contracting authority reserves the right to obtain supplementary information about the tenderer's finances.
Any need for support from other companies in order to fulfil this qualification requirement. If the tenderer is dependent on other companies in order to fulfil this qualification requirement, the required documentation for this must be presented. The contracting authority retains the right to collect supplementary information, bank guarantees or similar.
Section IV: Procedure
Section VI: Complementary information
Mercell notice: https://opic.com/id/afwmwajrmp