Digital Forensic Services Tender

Digital Forensic Services Tender

During the life of the contract the City of London Police will require the forensic examination of digital devices that will contribute to the intelligence relating to the case.

United Kingdom-London: Investigation services

2016/S 107-191553

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name, addresses and contact point(s)

Mayor and Commonalty and Citizens of the City of London in their capacity as Police Authority for the City of London
Guildhall
For the attention of: Moorhouse Karen
W1 London
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 02073321339
E-mail: Karen.Moorhouse@cityoflondon.gov.uk

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority: http://www.cityoflondon.gov.uk

Electronic access to information: http://www.capitalesourcing.com

Electronic submission of tenders and requests to participate: http://www.capitalesourcing.com

Further information can be obtained from: The above mentioned contact point(s)

Specifications and additional documents (including documents for competitive dialogue and a dynamic purchasing system) can be obtained from:The above mentioned contact point(s)

Tenders or requests to participate must be sent to: The above mentioned contact point(s)

I.2)Type of the contracting authority

Regional or local authority

I.3)Main activity

General public services

I.4)Contract award on behalf of other contracting authorities

The contracting authority is purchasing on behalf of other contracting authorities: no

Section II: Object of the contract

II.1)Description

II.1.1)Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority:

Digital Forensic Services.

II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance

Services
Service category No 23: Investigation and security services, except armoured car services

NUTS code UKI1

II.1.3)Information about a public contract, a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system (DPS)

The notice involves the establishment of a framework agreement

II.1.4)Information on framework agreement

Framework agreement with several operators

Duration of the framework agreement

Duration in months: 48

Estimated total value of purchases for the entire duration of the framework agreement

Estimated value excluding VAT: 1 600 000 GBP

II.1.5)Short description of the contract or purchase(s)

The City of London Police is looking to establish a framework agreement for Digital Forensic Services over 3 Lots:
Lot 1 — Computer related devices,
Lot 2 — Hand-held devices including mobile phones and tablet computers,
Lot 3 — Card Skimming devices.
During the life of the contract the City of London Police will require the forensic examination of digital devices that will contribute to the intelligence relating to the case.
The contract will initially be for a period of 12 months with the option to extend for up to a further 36 months.

II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

79720000, 33950000

II.1.7)Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)

The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA): yes

II.1.8)Lots

This contract is divided into lots: yes
Tenders may be submitted for all lots
II.1.9)Information about variants
II.2)Quantity or scope of the contract

II.2.1)Total quantity or scope:

The duration of the contract is 12 months, subject to the right of the Authority (at its sole discretion) to exercise its right to extend the Contract by up to 36 months. The maximum length of the contract is therefore 48 months for all 3 Lots.
II.2.2)Information about options
II.2.3)Information about renewals

II.3)Duration of the contract or time limit for completion

Duration in months: 48 (from the award of the contract)

Information about lots

Lot No: 1 Lot title: Computer Related Devices

1)Short description

The Supply must offer a forensic imaging, Intelligence Only Service, eDiscovery and Full Evidential Analysis of the computer devices including hard drives and storage media devices.

2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

79720000

3)Quantity or scope
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion

5)Additional information about lots

This tendering exercise is being undertaken using the electronic tendering system ‘capitalESourcing’ (url: www.capitalesourcing.com). Suppliers will need to register an interest on the system in order to participate, and registration is free.

Lot No: 2 Lot title: Hand-held Devices

1)Short description

The Supplier must offer a forensic imaging, Intelligence and Evidential Service of Mobile Devices including mobile phones, tablets and satellite navigation.

2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

79720000

3)Quantity or scope
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion

5)Additional information about lots

This tendering exercise is being undertaken using the electronic tendering system ‘capitalESourcing’ (url: www.capitalesourcing.com). Suppliers will need to register an interest on the system in order to participate, and registration is free.

Lot No: 3 Lot title: Card Skimming devices

1)Short description

The supply of Card Skimming Analysis for all devices related to the banking industry. This includes the ability to download device contents and decode data and allow related searched to take place on the data.

2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

79720000

3)Quantity or scope
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion

5)Additional information about lots

This tendering exercise is being undertaken using the electronic tendering system ‘capitalESourcing’ (url: www.capitalesourcing.com). Suppliers will need to register an interest on the system in order to participate, and registration is free.

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions relating to the contract
III.1.1)Deposits and guarantees required:
III.1.2)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:

III.1.3)Legal form to be taken by the group of economic operators to whom the contract is to be awarded:

Joint and several liability. Should the successful tenderer be a consortium of companies, the lead partner will be responsible for completing the commission on behalf of the consortium and all payments will be made to the lead partner for services rendered by the consortium. Support partners will be required to complete a collateral warranty agreement in favour of the Contracting Authority.
III.1.4)Other particular conditions
III.2)Conditions for participation

III.2.1)Personal situation of economic operators, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: As set out in the PQQ documents.

III.2.2)Economic and financial ability

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: As set out in the PQQ documents.
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required: As set out in the PQQ documents.

III.2.3)Technical capacity

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met:
As set out in the PQQ documents.
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required:
As set out in the PQQ documents.
III.2.4)Information about reserved contracts
III.3)Conditions specific to services contracts
III.3.1)Information about a particular profession
III.3.2)Staff responsible for the execution of the service

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Type of procedure

IV.1.1)Type of procedure

Restricted

IV.1.2)Limitations on the number of operators who will be invited to tender or to participate

Envisaged minimum number 5: and maximum number 8
IV.1.3)Reduction of the number of operators during the negotiation or dialogue
IV.2)Award criteria

IV.2.1)Award criteria

The most economically advantageous tender in terms of the criteria stated in the specifications, in the invitation to tender or to negotiate or in the descriptive document
IV.2.2)Information about electronic auction
IV.3)Administrative information

IV.3.1)File reference number attributed by the contracting authority:

COL_6221
IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract
IV.3.3)Conditions for obtaining specifications and additional documents or descriptive document

IV.3.4)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate

1.7.2016 – 12:00
IV.3.5)Date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates

IV.3.6)Language(s) in which tenders or requests to participate may be drawn up

English.
IV.3.7)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender
IV.3.8)Conditions for opening of tenders

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: no

VI.2)Information about European Union funds

The contract is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no

VI.3)Additional information

This tendering exercise is being undertaken using the electronic tendering system ‘capitalESourcing’ (url: www.capitalesourcing.com). Suppliers will need to register an interest on the system in order to participate, and registration is free.

The requirement will be divided into 3 Lots. As referred to in section IV.1.2) there will be between 5 and 8 suppliers invited to tender for each lot with a maximum of 5 suppliers being awarded onto each lot.

VI.4)Procedures for appeal

VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures

Royal Courts of Justice
Strand
WC2A 2LL London
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 2079476000

Body responsible for mediation procedures

Royal Courts of Justice
Strand
WC2A 2LL London
Telephone: +44 2079476000

VI.4.2)Lodging of appeals

Precise information on deadline(s) for lodging appeals: As set out in the UK’s Public Contracts Regulations 2015.

VI.4.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained

Royal Courts of Justice
Strand
WC2A 2LL London
Telephone: +44 2079476000

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

1.6.2016

 

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