Services - 448068-2021

03/09/2021    S171

Norway-Hareid: Systems and technical consultancy services

2021/S 171-448068

Contract notice


Legal Basis:
Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
Official name: Søre Sunnmøre IKT
National registration number: 919 824 573
Postal address: Rådhusplassen 5
NUTS code: NO0A3 Møre og Romsdal
Postal code: 6060
Country: Norway
Contact person: Roy Pettersen
Internet address(es):
Main address:
The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at:
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via:
I.4)Type of the contracting authority
Other type: Municipal
I.5)Main activity
General public services

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

New firewall system

Reference number: 21185
II.1.2)Main CPV code
72220000 Systems and technical consultancy services
II.1.3)Type of contract
II.1.4)Short description:

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.

II.1.5)Estimated total value
II.1.6)Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: no
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
48730000 Security software package
48760000 Virus protection software package
48761000 Anti-virus software package
72212761 Anti-virus software development services
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: NO0A3 Møre og Romsdal
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

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.

II.2.5)Award criteria
Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents
II.2.6)Estimated value
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Start: 15/11/2021
This contract is subject to renewal: no
II.2.10)Information about variants
Variants will be accepted: no
II.2.11)Information about options
Options: no
II.2.13)Information about European Union funds
The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
II.2.14)Additional information

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions for participation
III.1.2)Economic and financial standing
List and brief description of selection criteria:

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, 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 ( 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

IV.1.1)Type of procedure
Competitive procedure with negotiation
IV.1.3)Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system
IV.1.5)Information about negotiation
IV.1.8)Information about the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
The procurement is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement: yes
IV.2)Administrative information
IV.2.2)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
Date: 29/09/2021
Local time: 12:00
IV.2.3)Estimated date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates
IV.2.4)Languages in which tenders or requests to participate may be submitted:
IV.2.6)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender
Tender must be valid until: 25/01/2022

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence
This is a recurrent procurement: no
VI.3)Additional information:
VI.4)Procedures for review
VI.4.1)Review body
Town: Ålesund
Country: Norway
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice: