Firewall Purchase – Leeds

Firewall Purchase – Leeds

To purchase a ‘WatchGuard’ Firewall solution (or equivalent).

 

Contract summary

Industry

  • Security software package – 48730000
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Location of contract

LS3 1AA

Value of contract

£40k

Published date

16 April 2019

Closing date

30 April 2019

Contract start date

31 May 2019

Contract end date

31 July 2019

Contract is suitable for SMEs?

Yes

Contract is suitable for VCSEs?

No

 

Description

Leeds City College (‘the College’) is seeking to purchase a ‘WatchGuard’ Firewall solution (or equivalent).

Please note – Both warranty and support have to be included within the purchase price and run for a period of not less than three years. Any warranty must also be deferred from the date of purchase to the actual ‘go-live’ date of August 2019, then run concurrently for the minimum period of three years. Also, any proposed professional services must be included within the price.

 

About the buyer

Contact name

Paul Emmett

Address

College House
Park Lane
Leeds
LS3 1AA
United Kingdom

Telephone

01132162373

Email

paul.emmett@leedscitycollege.ac.uk

 

Other information

Attachments

Additional information on how to apply for this contract

https://in-tendhost.co.uk/fe/aspx/

Additional information on how to apply for this contract

https://in-tendhost.co.uk/fe/aspx/

Additional information on how to apply for this contract

https://in-tendhost.co.uk/fe/aspx/

The procurement process will make use of the In-Tend procurement portal which is available to any registered company. Tenders are invited from any suitably qualified supplier who is capable of meeting the College’s needs and the contract will be awarded in accordance with the terms and conditions of the agreement.

The In-Tend portal can be found at https://in-tendhost.co.uk/fe/aspx/Tenders/Current

Delivery Notes

Tenders should preferably be returned electronically using the In-Tend procurement portal.

There is no requirement to duplicate electronic submissions with a hard copy.

Tenders must be received no later than 12 noon on Friday 7th December 2018. Tenders received after this date/time will not be considered. You are advised to complete your submission no later than 11:45am in case there are any delays in the operation of the system(s).

A completed form of Tender (Appendix A), Certificate against Canvassing (Appendix B) and the Costings Table (Appendix D) MUST be completed and submitted

Tender prices shall be in sterling and should be quoted exclusive of VAT and inclusive of any delivery charges.

Is a Recurrent Procurement Type? : No
The process will be managed through Leeds City College’s e-Tendering portal, in-tend, which provides a secure delivery mechanism and an auditable record of the process. There is no cost associated with using the portal and merely requires a short registration process.

Any issues, queries or problems with the e-Tendering portal needs to be addressed to Further Education Colleges by telephone on 0845 557 8079 or by email at support@in-tend.co.uk.

Any question in respect of the tender documentation should be sent via the portal using the messaging facility within the system. This ensures that a complete audit trail of the process is generated. Questions raised which result in additional information being provided will be shared with all organisations together with Leeds City College’s response, but will not breach any areas of commercially sensitive information.

Leeds City College accepts no liability for any costs incurred by any organisations in respect or preparing or submitting any Expression of Interest documentation or any further elements of the wider procurement process.

Delivery Notes

Tenders should preferably be returned electronically using the In-Tend procurement portal.

If you submit your tender in hard copy, your envelope must NOT display your name or address. If a courier is delivering the tender for you, please make sure that they do not label or mark the envelope with anything which will identify you. Please make sure that any additional packaging is clearly identified as containing a tender. If you do use a courier, please ensure that they know the exact location of the College site to which the tender should be delivered. Leeds City College cannot be held responsible for the late arrival of tenders due to misunderstanding or unavoidable delay.

There is no requirement to duplicate electronic submissions with a hard copy.

Tender prices shall be in sterling and should be quoted exclusive of VAT and inclusive of any delivery charges.

Is a Recurrent Procurement Type? : No
The process will be managed through Leeds City College’s e-Tendering portal, in-tend, which provides a secure delivery mechanism and an auditable record of the process. There is no cost associated with using the portal and merely requires a short registration process.

Any issues, queries or problems with the e-Tendering portal needs to be addressed to Further Education Colleges by telephone on 0845 557 8079 or by email at support@in-tend.co.uk.

Any question in respect of the tender documentation should be sent via the portal using the messaging facility within the system. This ensures that a complete audit trail of the process is generated. Questions raised which result in additional information being provided will be shared with all organisations together with Leeds City College’s response, but will not breach any areas of commercially sensitive information.

Leeds City College accepts no liability for any costs incurred by any organisations in respect or preparing or submitting any Expression of Interest documentation or any further elements of the wider procurement process.

Delivery Notes

Tenders should preferably be returned electronically using the In-Tend procurement portal.

If you submit your tender in hard copy, your envelope must NOT display your name or address. If a courier is delivering the tender for you, please make sure that they do not label or mark the envelope with anything which will identify you. Please make sure that any additional packaging is clearly identified as containing a tender. If you do use a courier, please ensure that they know the exact location of the College site to which the tender should be delivered. Leeds City College cannot be held responsible for the late arrival of tenders due to misunderstanding or unavoidable delay.

There is no requirement to duplicate electronic submissions with a hard copy.

Tender prices shall be in sterling and should be quoted exclusive of VAT and inclusive of any delivery charges.

Is a Recurrent Procurement Type? : No

 

How to apply

Please apply directly to the buyer using the contact details provided, or follow the instructions given in the notice description or information section.

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