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This competition is to provide a secure remote access service for staff and provide a sign on authentication service for users of Office 365.

Contract notice


Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
NI Assembly
Parliament Buildings
United Kingdom
Contact person:
NUTS code: UK

Internet address(es):

Main address:

Address of the buyer profile:

I.2)Joint procurement
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 to the abovementioned address
I.4)Type of the contracting authority
Other type: devolved legislature
I.5)Main activity
Other activity: devolved legislature

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

BR-56-2016 Supply, Delivery, and Installation of A Secure Remote Access Solution.

II.1.2)Main CPV code
II.1.3)Type of contract
II.1.4)Short description:

This competition is to provide a secure remote access service for staff and provide a sign on authentication service for users of Office 365.

II.1.5)Estimated total value
Value excluding VAT: 126 000.00 GBP
II.1.6)Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: no
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UKN01
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

This competition is to provide a secure remote access service for staff and provide a sign on authentication service for users of Office 365.

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
Value excluding VAT: 126 000.00 GBP
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Duration in months: 60
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.2.12)Information about electronic catalogues
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.1.1)Suitability to pursue the professional activity, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers
III.1.2)Economic and financial standing
III.1.3)Technical and professional ability
III.1.5)Information about reserved contracts
III.2)Conditions related to the contract
III.2.2)Contract performance conditions:
III.2.3)Information about staff responsible for the performance of the contract

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1.1)Type of procedure
Open procedure
IV.1.3)Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system
IV.1.4)Information about reduction of the number of solutions or tenders during negotiation or dialogue
IV.1.6)Information about electronic auction
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.2.1)Previous publication concerning this procedure
IV.2.2)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
Date: 02/08/2017
Local time: 10:00
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: 31/10/2017
IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders
Date: 02/08/2017
Local time: 10:30

Parliament Buildings, Belfast.

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence
This is a recurrent procurement: no
VI.2)Information about electronic workflows
VI.3)Additional information:
VI.4)Procedures for review
VI.4.1)Review body
the UK does not have any bodies with responsibilities for review/appeal/mediation procedes.
United Kingdom
VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures
as in Part VI .4.1
United Kingdom
VI.4.3)Review procedure
Precise information on deadline(s) for review procedures:

The NIAC will incorporate a 10 day standstill period in line with the Public Contract Regulations 2015. Information on the award of the contract is communicated to tenderers. The notification will provide information on the award decision. This standstill period provides time for unsuccessful tenderers to seek further information before the contract is entered into.

VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice: