MOD Cloud Hosting Services – Request for Information

MOD Cloud Hosting Services – Request for Information

The MOD wishes to expand on the current MODCloud ecosystem and make a managed private Cloud with security level of ‘SECRET’ available to the wider MOD community.

MoD Cloud Hosting S (Private Cloud) – Request for Information

Contract summary

 

Industry

    • Network servers – 48821000
    • Computer servers – 48822000
    • Facilities management services for computer systems maintenance – 72514300

Location of contract

SN13 9NR

Procurement reference

tender_271128/957373

Published date

29 April 2021

Closing date

14 May 2021

Contract is suitable for SMEs?

Yes

Contract is suitable for VCSEs?

No

 

Description

The MOD wishes to expand on the current MODCloud ecosystem and make a managed private Cloud with security level of ‘SECRET’ available to the wider MOD community to:

Replace legacy infrastructure and address obsolescence.
Provide a modern platform with Cloud capabilities (scalable/elastic), while future proofing for future Cloud services.

The MODCloud SECRET platform will be engineered and run to the highest-common security standards, thereby offering no barrier to adoption for business areas that have particularly challenging security requirements.
It is expected that during the life of MODCloud SECRET it will evolve in scale, capability and functionality to meet the challenging demands of Defence.

The information provided in response to this request may be used to inform the options for conducting a possible subsequent competition. The provided information will not be used in the assessment of any proposal from Industry. It should be noted that all responses released in relation to this Request for Information (RFI) is released on a subject to contract basis, is subject to change and does not signal the start of a formal procurement process.

Your response to this RFI should consist of a completed soft copy in Adobe PDF or MS Word format. To keep the response size manageable, you are requested to limit your response to no more than 2500 words (font Arial, size 11) excluding diagrams.

Responses to this RFI are requested by no later than 1200 on 14 May 21. Any response provided is voluntary and does not start the official procurement process for delivering a Cloud-like capability. Please send your responses to ISSComrcl-ASDT-Multiuser@mod.gov.uk and CC ISSDel-ASDT-EMP-UV@mod.gov.uk.

Please see the attached RFI documentation for details on the information the Authority is seeking from Industry.

 

More information

 

Attachments

How to apply

 

Follow the instructions given in the description or the more information section.

 

About the buyer

 

Address

Mustang Building, MOD Corsham, Westwells Road
Corsham
SN13 9NR
England

Email

ISS-Comrcl-ASDT-Multiuser@mod.gov.uk