Data Centre Consolidation Mainframe Transformation - Notice of Industry Engagement Day (Sept 30, 2014)

Solicitation number DCC Mainframe Industry Day

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Closing date and time 2014/10/31 17:00 EDT

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    Description
    **Please be advised that the webcast duration has been changed from 1:00 - 3:00pm to 10:00am – 12:00pm.**
    
    Shared Services Canada (SSC) will hold an Industry Engagement Day webcast on September 30, 2014, via the government teleconferencing service, to:
    a)	initiate discussions with industry on the requirements of the Data Centre Consolidation (DCC) Program Mainframe Transformation; 
    b)	share plans with industry, solicit input and engage in dialogue regarding  mainframe service delivery options for SSC and partners;
    c)	explain the proposed “collaborative procurement solutions” approach and address the cyber security supply chain threat; 
    d)	ensure industry is given ample opportunity to contribute to the transformation of the Government of Canada’s IT mainframe infrastructure; and
    e)	elicit written feedback from industry to questions posed during the presentation by SSC.  
    
    The Mainframe Transformation is a procurement strategy and approach that will support the standardization, transformation and consolidation of the Government of Canada’s IBM Mainframe based technology.  This will provide a more efficient and cost effective mainframe hosting solution for SSC’s partners and clients currently utilising IBM mainframe technology.

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    Contact information

    Contracting organization

    Organization
    Shared Services Canada
    Address
    90 Metcalfe Street
    Ottawa, Ontario, K0A 0C3
    Canada
    Contracting authority
    Phan, Solinda
    Phone
    613-302-6895
    Address
    180 Kent St
    Ottawa, Ontario, K1G 4A8
    CA

    Buying organization(s)

    Organization
    Shared Services Canada
    Address
    90 Metcalfe Street
    Ottawa, Ontario, K0A 0C3
    Canada
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    Summary information

    Notice type
    Request for Information
    Language(s)
    English, French
    Region(s) of delivery
    Canada
    Region of opportunity
    Canada
    Procurement method
    Competitive – Open Bidding

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