Firewall Solution Tender
The University of York is making a procurement of a new firewall/security system for its external links.
United Kingdom-York: Computer network services
Section I: Contracting authority
I.1)Name, addresses and contact point(s)
University of York
Contact point(s): Procurement Office
For the attention of: Rob Hunt
YO10 5DD York
General address of the contracting authority: www.york.ac.uk
Address of the buyer profile: https://in-tendhost.co.uk/york/aspx/Home
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
I.4)Contract award on behalf of other contracting authorities
Section II: Object of the contract
II.1.1)Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority:
II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance
Service category No 7: Computer and related services
NUTS code UKE21
II.1.3)Information about a public contract, a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system (DPS)
II.1.5)Short description of the contract or purchase(s)
The University wishes to buy a fully redundant system consisting of two firewalls in an active/passive HA configuration between two sites to run fire-walling, IPS, anti-virus / malware / anti-bot detection. We are looking for a solution that will cope with our projected traffic levels (see below) and also allow for possible future expansion should we choose to use the devices for internal security segregation as well.
To allow for internal segregation the University also wishes to purchase two branch office firewalls. These are for fire-walling only and must be fully integrated with the main system (including central management and logging) with a capacity of at least 350 Mb/s in production.
II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)
II.1.7)Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
II.1.9)Information about variants
II.2.1)Total quantity or scope:
II.2.2)Information about options
Description of these options: University reserves the right to extend the support contract duration for a further 2 year period beyond the initial 3 year period.
II.2.3)Information about renewals
Number of possible renewals: 1
In the case of renewable supplies or service contracts, estimated timeframe for subsequent contracts:
in months: 24 (from the award of the contract)
II.3)Duration of the contract or time limit for completion
Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information
III.1.4)Other particular conditions
Description of particular conditions: As per tender documentation.
III.2.1)Personal situation of economic operators, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers
As per tender documentation.
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required:
As per tender documentation.
III.3.2)Staff responsible for the execution of the service
Section IV: Procedure
IV.1.1)Type of procedure
IV.2.2)Information about electronic auction
IV.3.1)File reference number attributed by the contracting authority:
IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract
IV.3.3)Conditions for obtaining specifications and additional documents or descriptive document
Payable documents: no
IV.3.4)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
IV.3.6)Language(s) in which tenders or requests to participate may be drawn up
Section VI: Complementary information
VI.2)Information about European Union funds
In order to participate, respondents must first register on the University’s eTendering portal: https://in-tendhost.co.uk/york/aspx/Home
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice: