Supply Internet Filtering Solution

Supply Internet Filtering Solution

East Dunbartonshire Council requires an Internet Filtering solution that will filter all Internet traffic for all users within our 8 Secondary,36 Primary and 3 Special Needs schools as well as our Corporate establishments and Arm’s Length Organisations. 

EDC20141614 Internet Filtering (September 2014)

CONTRACT NOTICE – NATIONAL

SUPPLIES

1 Authority Details

1.1

Authority Name and Address

 


East Dunbartonshire Council

Corporate Procurement, Civic and Corporate Headquarters, Southbank Marina,12 Strathkelvin Place,

Kirkintilloch

G66 1TJ

UK

Robert Gilmour

+44 1415743229

robert.gilmour@eastdunbarton.gov.uk

+44 1415745529
http://www.eastdunbarton.gov.uk
www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk
www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk

1.2

Address from which documentation may be obtained

As in 1.1

1.3

Completed documents must be returned to:

As in 1.1

2 Contract Details

2.1

Title

EDC20141614 Internet Filtering (Septemeber 2014)

2.2

Description of the goods or services required

East Dunbartonshire Council requires an Internet Filtering solution that will filter all Internet traffic for all users within our 8 Secondary,36 Primary and 3 Special Needs schools as well as our Corporate establishments and Arm’s Length Organisations (Health, Leisure Centres and Libraries) which consist of 20 main sites and a number of satellite offices across the council. This equates to approx. 24,000 users and 9,000 end points. However any solution should be scalable if this number increases or decreases over time.

EDC are looking for a 3 year contract all inclusive package which should include all Hardware and Software support, maintenance and version / patch upgrades.

NOTE: To register your interest in this notice and obtain any additional information please visit the Public Contracts Scotland Web Site at http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/Search/Search_Switch.aspx?ID=318145.

The buyer has indicated that it will accept electronic responses to this notice via the Postbox facility. A user guide is available at http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/sitehelp/help_guides.aspx.

Suppliers are advised to allow adequate time for uploading documents and to dispatch the electronic response well in advance of the closing time to avoid any last minute problems.

2.3

Notice Coding and Classification

   
  271300   Maintenance – Information Communication Technology
  271500   Services – Information Communication Technology
  271513   Services – Disaster Recovery
  271600   Software
  279999   other Information Communication Technology

   
  150   Glasgow & Strathclyde

2.4

Total quantity or scope of tender

20 main sites and a number of satellite offices across the council. This equates to approx. 24,000 users and 9,000 end points.

Approx 80,000 GBP

3 Conditions for Participation

3.1

Minimum standards and qualification required

As per the Tender Documents

4 Administrative Information

4.1

Type of Procedure

Single stage – Any candidate may submit a tender.

4.2

Reference number attributed to the notice by the contracting authority

EDC20141614

4.3

Time Limits

 

a) Time-limit for obtaining documentation

b) Time-limit for receipt of completed tenders
    22-09-2014  Time  12:00

c) Estimated award date 20-10-2014

4.5

Language or languages in which tenders or requests to participate can be drawn up

EN 

4.6

Tender Submission Postbox

The buyer has indicated that it will accept electronic responses to this notice via the Postbox facility. A user guide is available at http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/sitehelp/help_guides.aspx

5 Other Information

5.1

Additional Information

If deemed necessary, the Council may obtain a Credit Report on suppliers from Equifax Business Information Services, and take this information into consideration in their final determination of suitability.

 

Completed tenders must be submitted electronically through the PCS e-portal before the deadline as stated. No hard copies should be submitted.

(SC Ref:318145)

5.2

Additional Documentation

 

  EDC20141614 INTERNET FILTERING LETTER TENDER ISSUE
  EDC20141614 INTERNET FILTERING (Sept 2014) – TENDER DOC VOL 2
  EDC20141614 INTERNET FILTERING (Sept 2014) – TENDER DOC VOL 3
  EDC20141614 INTERNET FILTERING (Sept 2014) – TENDER DOC VOL 1

5.3

Publication date of this notice

 01-09-2014