Tender to Supply and Install Secure Web Gateway

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

2020/S 179-433273

Contract notice

Services

Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

Official name: Senedd Cymru / Welsh Parliament
Postal address: Ty Hywel, Cardiff Bay
Town: Cardiff
NUTS code: UKL22 Cardiff and Vale of Glamorgan
Postal code: CF99 1SN
Country: United Kingdom
E-mail: helena.heath@senedd.wales
Telephone: +44 3002006549
I.2)Information about joint procurement

I.3)Communication

The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at: https://etenderwales.bravosolution.co.uk
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: https://etenderwales.bravosolution.co.uk

I.4)Type of the contracting authority

Body governed by public law

I.5)Main activity

Other activity: Devolved Legislation

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

II.1.1)Title:

Secure Web Gateway — Zero Trust

 

Reference number: 1187/HH

II.1.2)Main CPV code

72000000 IT services: consulting, software development, Internet and support

II.1.3)Type of contract

Services

II.1.4)Short description:

 

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

Value excluding VAT: 220 000.00 GBP

II.1.6)Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: no
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

48200000 Networking, Internet and intranet software package
48221000 Internet browsing software package
72400000 Internet services

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKL WALES
Main site or place of performance:

Cardiff Bay.

 

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.2.5)Award criteria

Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents
II.2.6)Estimated value

II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system

Duration in months: 48
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

This contract will be retendered in September 2024.

 

II.2.9)Information about the limits on the number of candidates to be invited

Envisaged minimum number: 5

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: no
II.2.12)Information about electronic catalogues

II.2.13)Information about European Union funds

The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
II.2.14)Additional information

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions for participation
III.1.1)Suitability to pursue the professional activity, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers

III.1.2)Economic and financial standing

Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents

III.1.3)Technical and professional ability

Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents
III.1.5)Information about reserved contracts
III.2)Conditions related to the contract
III.2.1)Information about a particular profession
III.2.2)Contract performance conditions:
III.2.3)Information about staff responsible for the performance of the contract

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Description

IV.1.1)Type of procedure

Restricted procedure
IV.1.3)Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system
IV.1.4)Information about reduction of the number of solutions or tenders during negotiation or dialogue
IV.1.6)Information about electronic auction

IV.1.8)Information about the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)

The procurement is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement: yes
IV.2)Administrative information
IV.2.1)Previous publication concerning this procedure

IV.2.2)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate

Date: 12/10/2020
Local time: 10:00

IV.2.3)Estimated date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates

Date: 22/10/2020

IV.2.4)Languages in which tenders or requests to participate may be submitted:

English, Welsh

IV.2.6)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender

Duration in months: 3 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)
IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: yes
Estimated timing for further notices to be published:

September 2024

 

VI.2)Information about electronic workflows

VI.3)Additional information:

 

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

(WA Ref:103907)

 

VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

Official name: High Court
Postal address: Royal Courts of Justice, The Strand
Town: London
Postal code: WC2A 2LL
Country: United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 2079477501
VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures
VI.4.3)Review procedure
VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

10/09/2020