Tender to Supply and Install Secure Web Gateway
Supply; installation and ongoing support of a Secure Web Gateway – Zero Trust enabling product.
United Kingdom-Cardiff: IT services: consulting, software development, Internet and support
Section I: Contracting authority
I.1)Name and addresses
Postal address: Ty Hywel, Cardiff Bay
NUTS code: UKL22 Cardiff and Vale of Glamorgan
Postal code: CF99 1SN
Country: United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 3002006549
Internet address(es):Main address: www.senedd.wales.org/abthome/abt-procurement.htm
Address of the buyer profile: https://www.sell2wales.gov.wales/search/Search_AuthProfile.aspx?ID=AA0424
I.4)Type of the contracting authority
Section II: Object
Secure Web Gateway — Zero Trust
II.1.2)Main CPV code
II.1.3)Type of contract
The contract will cover the supply; installation and ongoing support of a Secure Web Gateway — Zero Trust enabling product. At present the Senedd’s network comprises of 120 IPsec VPN tunnels in a star format all connected to Ty Hywel DC, located in Cardiff Bay. Remote users use 3 methods to connect, Mac’s using Checkpoint EPS and Windows 10 using Direct Access and Always on VPN. The Senedd also use a web proxy which is currently Forcepoint Hybrid.
The proposed solution will need to offer full functionality whether the user is in the office, at home, in a coffee shop etc and will not be reliant on the Main DC being operational.
II.1.5)Estimated total value
II.1.6)Information about lots
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
II.2.3)Place of performance
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:
The contract will cover the supply; installation, and ongoing support of a Secure Web Gateway — Zero Trust enabling product. At present the Senedd’s network comprises of 120 IPsec VPN tunnels in a star format all connected to Ty Hywel DC, located in Cardiff Bay. Remote users use 3 methods to connect, Mac’s using Checkpoint EPS, and Windows 10 using Direct Access and Always on VPN. The Senedd also use a web proxy which is currently Forcepoint Hybrid.
The proposed solution will need to offer full functionality whether the user is in the office, at home, in a coffee shop, etc and will not be reliant on the Main DC being operational.
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
This contract will be retendered in September 2024.
II.2.9)Information about the limits on the number of candidates to be invited
II.2.10)Information about variants
II.2.11)Information about options
II.2.13)Information about European Union funds
Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information
III.1.2)Economic and financial standing
III.1.3)Technical and professional ability
Section IV: Procedure
IV.1.1)Type of procedure
IV.1.8)Information about the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
IV.2.2)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
IV.2.3)Estimated date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates
IV.2.4)Languages in which tenders or requests to participate may be submitted:
IV.2.6)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender
Section VI: Complementary information
VI.1)Information about recurrence
Suppliers will need to be registered on the Bravo Solution portal in order to obtain the Pre-Qualification Questionnaire (PQQ) and view the supporting procurement documents. If you are not already registered you can register by going to www.etenderwales.bravosolution.co.uk. It is free to register on this portal. Once registered:
— click the ‘Open Access PQQs’ link
— click on the relevant PQQ to access the content (pqq_33010 — Secure Web Gateway — Zero Trust)
— click the ‘Express Interest’ button in the ‘Actions’ box on the left-hand side of the page. This will move the PQQ into your ‘My PQQs’ page
— click on the PQQ code. You can now access any attachments by clicking the ‘Settings and Buyer Attachments’ in the ‘Actions’ box
— you can now choose to ‘Reply’ to the PQQ and submit your response.
Please note that the procurement documents will be uploaded into the ‘Supplier Attachments’ area under ‘Settings’ for all suppliers to view.
Note: the authority is using eTenderwales to carry out this procurement process. To obtain further information record your interest on Sell2Wales at https://www.sell2wales.gov.wales/search/search_switch.aspx?ID=103907
Postal address: Royal Courts of Justice, The Strand
Postal code: WC2A 2LL
Country: United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 2079477501
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice: